|Birth: ||Jan. 16, 1843|
|Death: ||Apr. 30, 1863|
Nathaniel was single and living with his parents and siblings in Keene, Mich., when one Elizabeth "Libbie" Flavilla Fassett came home from Albion College with Jennie, Nathaniel's older sister. Libbie met and was attracted to Nathaniel.
But at 19 years old, Nathaniel enlisted as a private in the Michigan Infantry on August 13, 1862. On Jan. 27, 1863, he was hospitalized with pneumonia at 3rd Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va. On April 30, 1863, he died of pneumonia at 3rd Division Hospital.
After Nathaniel died, Libbie turned her attentions to Nathaniel's older brother Wallace, and they were wed on June 2, 1864.
Nathaniel shares his gravestone with his brother, 14-year-old Emory Harrison Davenport, who had predeceased him.
Nathaniel Davenport (1803 - 1881)
Eunice Fallass Davenport (1806 - 1878)
Wallace Davenport (1835 - 1913)*
Jennie Hannah Davenport Holden (1837 - 1901)*
Emory Harrison Davenport (1841 - 1855)*
Nathaniel Davenport (1843 - 1863)
Betsy Melvina Davenport (1845 - 1863)*
Eunice Almeda Davenport (1847 - 1886)*
Esther Loretta Davenport Cusick (1849 - 1929)*
Maintained by: Corey & Douglas Marshall...
Originally Created by: Richard Howell
Record added: May 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36899263
Added: Dec. 5, 2012
At the end of April, Co. I. of the 26th Michigan would lose Nathaniel Davenport; the soldier referred to by Michigan Relief Agent Julia Susan Wheelock. He had enlisted from Keene, Ionia County, at the age of 19 in August of 1862. He had been admitted to t...(Read more)|
Added: Jan. 15, 2010