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John Davenport
Birth: Jan. 16, 1752
Stamford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1830
Stamford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

US Congressman. Served in the Revolutionary War as a Major in the Continental Army Commissary Department. Elected to represent Connecticut in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1799 to 1817. Represented the 2nd District from 1805 to 1807, the 3rd District from 1809 to 1811, and as an At-Large delegate from 1799 to 1805, 1807 to 1809, and from 1811 to 1817. After serving 18 years in the United State Congress, he declined renomination in 1816. He was the brother of Connecticut Congressman James Davenport. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Davenport (1715 - 1789)
 
 Children:
  Theodosia Davenport (1789 - 1810)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Davenport (1752 - 1830)
  James Davenport (1758 - 1797)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Northfield Cemetery
Stamford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Stamford
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mary S. Van Deusen
Record added: Jan 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6078551
John Davenport
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- Tom A. Hawk
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Oct. 18, 2012
IM PROUD TO SAY YOU WERE MY G,G,G,G, GREAT GRANDFATHER.THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND HELPING MAKING THIS COUNTR WAHT IT IS.
- chip pickens
 Added: Apr. 25, 2012
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