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Creswell in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Davenport Home

 
 
The Davenport Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. The Davenport Home Marker
Inscription.  This house was built ca 1778.

Daniel (1755-1807) and Sarah Nichols (1756-?) were the first Davenports to occupy this home. They were wed in 1786, and from this union came: Elizabeth Warrington, Eunice Arnold, Priscilla Long, Nancy Bateman and Asenath Davenport.

The last Davenports to reside in this house were John Armstead (1865-1928) and Susan Ann Silfy (1853-1937) and their daughter Harriet Ann (181890-1975).
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 35° 52.213′ N, 76° 26.973′ W. Marker is in Creswell, North Carolina, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Mt Tabor Road and Arnold Hill Road, on the right when traveling north on Mt Tabor Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Creswell NC 27928, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davenport Homestead (within shouting distance of this marker); Concord Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cherry Colored School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cherry
The Davenport Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. The Davenport Home Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Cool Spring (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lake Company (approx. 3.2 miles away); James Johnston Pettigrew (approx. 3.3 miles away); Somerset Place (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Creswell.
 
Davenport Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
3. Davenport Homestead
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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