Senator Jouett Harbert Davenport

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Name Senator Jouett Harbert Davenport
Birth 1 Nov 1828, Campbell Co., GA11
Census 1850, Campbell Co., GA
Census Memo p. 408, Roll M 432_62, aged 20
Census 1870, Belton, Bell Co., TX
Census Memo aged 42 publisher
Census 1880, Eastland Co., TX
Census Memo T9, Roll 1300, p. 296D aged 51
Death 4 Nov 1892, Eastland, Eastland Co., TX11
Burial Eastland Cem., Eastland, Eastland Co., Texas
Father William Davenport (1796-1877)
Mother Elizabeth Sydnor Andrew (1800-1888)
1 Margaret Sophia Brewster
Birth 27 May 1824, Elbert Co., GA11
Death aft 1910
Burial Eastland Cem., Eastland, Eastland Co., Texas
Marriage 4 Dec 1851, Campbell Co., GA108
Children Eugenia Louisa (Died as Child) (1852-1863)
Edward William (1854-1910)
Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1858-1892)
Overton Homer (~1859-1932)
Jouett Harbert (1861-)
Notes for Senator Jouett Harbert Davenport
Served as a Major in Co. D, 30th TX Cavalry during the Civil War. He was also called Harbie. He and Margaret Sophia Brewster moved to Coryell County, Texas, circa 1854. He was twice elected to the Texas State Senate. He started a newspaper in Belton, Texas. He and Overton Fletcher Davenport started Eastland County's first newspaper.

Confederate Pension: Comanche Co., TX #35637
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