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 James Percival Davenport

James Percival Davenport

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 1 Dec 1905 (aged 63)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 39443029 · View Source
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James Percival Davenport was born in Alexandria Co. Virginia on Feb. 11, 1842 to Samuel Beck Davenport and Mary Ophelia Hunt. He spent his youth in New York state. He married Arletta Francelia Hawver on Nov. 20, 1871 in Watertown, New York.

They had three girls: Ada May, Edna Clara (my grandmother) and Ethel Vere. He served in the Civil War Navy (honorably discharged in Sept. 1865), was a mineralogist during the California gold rush, a San Francisco businessman, and a Los Angeles city councilman. He died in a streetcar collision in Los Angeles on December 1, 1905.


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  • Created by: Patricia McClure
  • Added: 14 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39443029
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Percival Davenport (22 Feb 1842–1 Dec 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39443029, citing Angelus Rosedale Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Patricia McClure (contributor 46806334) .