Phineas Davenport Family Cemetery

Lenoir County, NC

Surveyed by George Davenport October 2008

The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Phineas Davenport Family Cemetery in Lenoir County, NC.

Location Woodington Township in Lenoir County. It can be accessed from Highway 58 near the Vine Swamp curve by taking Rusty Lee Road (SR 1916) to its termination with Parker Fork Road SR1912), then turn left and a gated entrance is .2 mile on the left. The cemetery cannot be seen from the road, but it is located about .2 mile on the left side of a field edge back of this house. It is unfenced.

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    The epitaphs are as follows:

    Phineas (Finn) Davenport born 11-20-1840 died 7-7-1922 (Has wooden headmarker) married 1862 Winifred (Winnie) Brown Davenport born 12-21-1844 died 8-7-1922 wife of Phineas daughter of Fred Brown. (Has wooden headmarker) Council Davenport born 8-30-1871 died 1-14-1932 (Death Cert is accurate at 1933) Married Sarah Louvenia “Lou” Heath 2-10-1904 Blanche Davenport born 7-11-1906 died 1-13-1908 daughter of Council & Lou Cleaver Thomas (C. T.) Davenport born 11-6-1915 died 10-11-1916 (death Cert reads 10-17-1916) son of Council & Lou Frank Davenport born 6-5-1878 died 6-6-1960 Married 12-21-1913 Lillie Inez Smith Davenport born 6-12-1895 died 2-20-1936 wife of Frank Daughter of Thomas Smith & Martha Williams Guilford Davenport born 12-3-1880 died 9-11-1949 (Pvt 44 CO ARTY) Married Katie “Kitty” Lee Young. & Gertrude “Trudy” Irene Baker. Married 11-16-1941 Ida Davenport Taylor born 9-1-1886 died 1-22-1905 She was married to William Taylor. They were married 12-2-1903. (Is buried in unmarked grave and died from childbirth of daughter Kathleen as related by Nannie Mae Davenport Morris). Corydon Santos (has metal marker) Born 6-3-1947 Died 2-21-1954 Son of Alyce Hunter Davenport Santos and Juan J Santos

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