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Martha Leota Barton Davenport
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1873
Cowley County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1962
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Martha Leota Davenport was born October 27, 1873, in Cowley County, Kansas, departed this life October 7, 1962, in Oklahoma City, Okklahoma. During her girlhood she lived with her family in and around Winfield and Arkansas City, Kansas. At the age of sixteen she was converted and joined the Free Methodist Church at Arkansas City. She was united in marriage with Emory Otis Davenport on June 10, 1897, and moved to Oklahoma. Their first home was near Deer Creek, Oklahoma. He entered the active ministry of the church in 1904 and most of the time from then until his death in 1937 her life centered in various parsonages over the state of Oklahoma. To their union were born four sons and two daughters. The eldest son, Lloyd, passed away in January, 1947; those remaining to mourn her passing are - daughters Velma Humphrey and Lois Davenport, Oklahoma City, sons - Troy of Ponca City, Oklahoma, Ray of Inman, Kansas, and Eldon of Billings, Montana; also seven grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

She was a devoted wife and mother and a consecrated Christian, always interested in the work of her church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Albert/Spencer Barton (1848 - 1898)
  America Isabelle VanMeter Barton (1850 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Emory Otis Davenport (1874 - 1937)
 
 Children:
  Lloyd Barton Davenport (1898 - 1947)*
  Troy Clark Davenport (1901 - 1984)*
  Velma Eunice Davenport Humphrey (1904 - 1991)*
  Ray Emory Davenport (1905 - 1982)*
  Eldon Allen Davenport (1911 - 1991)*
  Lois Blanche Davenport Davenport (1917 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Leota Barton Davenport (1873 - 1962)
  John Lewis Barton (1877 - 1931)*
  James Henry Barton (1879 - 1931)*
  Gillispie Blaine Barton (1882 - 1973)*
  Abram Garfield Barton (1882 - 1971)*
  Harriett Lucinda Barton Corliss (1885 - 1910)*
  Ida Blanche Barton Smith (1887 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pond Creek Cemetery
Pond Creek
Grant County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Lot 97 Block A
 
Created by: Donna Davenport Netters
Record added: Jan 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33361953
Martha Leota <i>Barton</i> Davenport
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Martha Leota <i>Barton</i> Davenport
Added by: Donna Davenport Netters
 
Martha Leota <i>Barton</i> Davenport
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