Smith County, Texas

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Joseph William Davenport

by Andy Leath

 

Joseph William Davenport born 1826 AL died 1909 married 1848 Harrison Co., TX, Isabella Dial born 1827 SC died 1891, both bur. Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX. He was a physician. They were enumerated on the 1850 census of Harrison Co., TX. They moved to Tyler in the 1850s, then to Henderson in the 1860s. They were enumerated on the 1870 census of Rusk Co., TX, and on the 1880 census of Dallas Co., TX. They returned to Tyler. Smith County Federal Census Images – 1860 Tyler p. 82; 1900 ED 98 p 21
  • 1. Rebecca A. Davenport born c1850 TX died before 1909.
  • 2. Willie G. Davenport born 1852 died 185_ bur. Oakwood Cemetery
  • 3. Joseph H. Davenport born c1854 TX died before 1909.
  • 4. Lelia M. Davenport born 1856 TX died 1921 Tyler, TX, married 1873 Smith Co., TX, James Pinkney Patterson born 1847 AL died 1911 Tyler, TX, both bur. Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX His parents: John M. & Harriet E. (Caldwell) Patterson. Smith County Federal Census Images – 1880 ED 94 p. 31; 1900 ED 98 p. 21a; 1910 ED 68 p. 12a; 1920 ED 84 p. 8A
     
    • i. Hattie Belle Patterson born 1876 TX died 1970 married 1899 Smith Co., TX, John Blythe Mayfield born 1857 TX died 1921 both buried Oakwood Cemetery He owned Mayfield Grocery Co. He married 1st 1879 Mary DeGuerin 1858-1886. He married 2nd 1886 Alma Mayfield, div. 1896. His parents: Thomas B. Mayfield & Sarah Melissa Blythe.
    • ii. Mary A. Patterson born 1877 TX married 1902 Smith Co., TX, William B. Hunter “Will”, lived San Angelo, TX.
    • iii. Pink L. Patterson born 1880 TX died 1960 married 1904 Smith Co., TX, Charles Augustus Caldwell “Gus” born 1874 TX died 1918 both buried Oakwood Cemetery No children. He worked for Mayfield Grocery Co. His parents: Daniel Robertson & Amanda (Henderson) Caldwell.
    • iv. Joseph Davenport Patterson “Joe” born 1882 TX died 1952 Smith Co., TX, married 1915 Smith Co., TX, Marie Hogan born 1894 died 1981 both buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX. He worked for Mayfield Grocery Co. Her parents: John W. & Marie Louise (Chemery) Hogan.
    • v. Pearl Patterson born 1886 TX died 1981 Smith Co., TX, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX, married 1934 Smith Co., TX, John L. Tyler born c1876 died 1940 New York City, NY, buried Birmingham, AL, div. 1940, no children. She resumed use of her Patterson surname.
    • vi. Ruth M. Patterson born 1894 TX died 1983 Santa Fe, NM, married 1921 Smith Co., TX, John Hunter Pope born 1894 died 1943, both buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX. He was a physician. John Hunter Pope married 1st 1915 Smith Co., TX, Louise Elizabeth Lindsey 1898-1982, div. His parents: Irvin & Aileen (Bonner) Pope.
       
  • 5. William C. Davenport born c1858 TX married Amelia ___ born c1867 NY.
  • 6. A. Mancie Davenport born 1860 died 1893 buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX, married Thomas A. Johnson born c1855 VA. They were enumerated on the 1880 census of Dallas Co., TX. He married 2nd c1897 Sallie Cobb 1872-1901 buried Oakwood Cemetery. He married 3rd c1907 M. B. ___. Smith County Federal Census Images – 1900 ED 98 p. 10A; 1910 ED 68 p. 13a
     
    • i. Isabelle Johnson born 1880 TX died 1958 married 1909 Smith Co., TX, Lester Everett Smith born 1873 NY died 1933, both bur. Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, TX. No children. He was a physician.
    • ii. Thomas L. Johnson born 1883 Dallas, TX, died 1952 married 1906 Smith Co., TX, Nell Rowland born 1887 TX died 1964 Tyler, TX, both buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, TX. He was a clerk for the railroad, later worked for Mayfield Grocery Co. Her parents: Horace Henry & Mattie O. (Wood) Rowland.
    • iii. Davenport Johnson born 1890 TX, living 1952 CO
       
  • 7. Charles J. Davenport born 1863 TX died 1909/10 married c1884 Grace ___ born 1863 CO. The family was living in 1900 in Pierce Co., WA. He was a mining engineer. Four children including:
     
    • i. Milton Charles Davenport born 1890 NM died 1922 New Braunfels, TX, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX, unmarried. He was a salesman.
       
  • 8. Mary I. Davenport born 1866 TX died 1933 Tyler, TX, married 1885 Smith Co., TX, Thomas R. Bonner born 1838 Holmes Co., MS, died 1891 Tyler, TX, both buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX. (See Thomas R. Bonner family)
  • Mary I. Davenport Bonner married 2nd 1893 Smith Co., TX, Charles Taylor Bonner born 1856 Rusk, TX, died 1918 Tyler, TX, buried Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, TX. His parents: Micajah Hubbard & Elizabeth Patience (Taylor) Bonner. (See Micajah Hubbard Bonner family) Smith County Federal Census Images - 1900 ED 97 p18a; 1910 ED 066 p04b; 1930 ED 6 p05a
     
    • i. Thomas Davenport Bonner born 1885 Tyler, TX, died 1924 Tyler, TX, married 1914 Tyler, TX, Azalie Durst born 1884 died 1929, no children, both buried Oakwood Cemetery. He was president of Tyler Cotton Oil Co. Her parents: John & Nannie (Sleet) Durst.
    • ii. Herndon P. Bonner born 1887 TX, lived Fort Worth, TX.
    • iii. Davenport Hastings Bonner born 1902 TX died 1924 Elizabethtown, NJ, buried Oakwood Cemetery, unmarried.

 

 

SOURCES:

Marriage Records of Smith County, Texas 1846-1899 (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1979); 1900-1926 (1999)

Cemetery Records of Smith County, Texas, Vol. I (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1981)

Obituaries From Tyler Newspapers, Smith County Texas, 1905-1915 (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1988)

Obituaries in Tyler newspapers, microfilm, Tyler Public Library:

  • J. Pink Patterson June 26, 1911;
  • C. T. Bonner Feb. 5, 1918;
  • Mrs. J. P. Patterson Apr. 4, 1921;
  • Thos. D. Bonner Aug. 29, 1924;
  • Mrs. Charles T. Bonner May 30, 1933;
  • John L. Tyler Apr. 12 & 15, 1940; T
  • homas L. Johnson Dec. 23, 1952;
  • Ruth Patterson Pope Nov. 25, 1983

Smith County District Court, Case 9426A, Tyler vs. Tyler

Smith County Probate Records, Case:

  • #1064 Thomas R. Bonner, decd.;
  • #2448 Joseph William Davenport decd;
  • #2054 J. P. Patterson decd; #2799 Lelia D. Patterson decd;
  • #2890 Milton Charles Davenport decd;
  • #3066 Davenport H. Bonner decd;
  • #9312 J. D. Patterson decd.

Smith County, Texas, Deed Records:

  • 175:344 heirs Thomas D. Bonner;
  • 200:612 heirs Leila D. Patterson;
  • 221:458 heirs Thomas D. Bonner;
  • 229:61 Mayfield vs Mayfield;
  • 407:587, 409:440, 410:17 heirs John L. Tyler

 

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