Creswell in Washington County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Davenport Home
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).
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.
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 (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.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.