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 William Devenport

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William Devenport

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 17 Oct 1839 Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial North Salem, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 17221133

"AGED 40 YEARS" 1st husband of Nancy (Dodson)Devenport. Settled on Sec 11, south of North Salem where the cemetery is located on August 25, 1828. Was the father of George R. Devenport, whose children David S., Nancy E., and William S. are buried in this cemetery.

In one of the first wills recorded in Hendricks County (9-30-1839), William gave his estate to his wife and his seven current children and the one on the way.

On shared stone with wife: "Our father and/ mother here lies/ under ground/ The dearest/ friends we ever/ found/ But through the/ Lord's unbounded/ love/ We'll meet again/ in realms above"


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  • Created by: Jessica
  • Added: 30 Dec 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17221133
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Devenport (unknown–17 Oct 1839), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17221133, citing Devenport Cemetery, North Salem, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jessica (contributor 46802577) .