American Silversmiths

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Anthony Davenport
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Anthony Davenport


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1. Sarah Jackson Little

Anthony Davenport
  • Born: 24 Jun 1802, Newburyport MA
  • Marriage (1): Sarah Jackson Little on 10 May 1824 in Portland ME
  • Died: 5 Sep 1885

  General notes:

Silversmith and instrument maker

  Events in his life were:

  • He worked in 1825 as a silversmith in Portland ME from a shop "At the Sign of the Quadrant and Compass" in Jones Row on Exchange Street, which he took Oct. 18, 1825. It had been occupied by Henry Sleeper Pearson. Davenport was also a watch- and clockmaker and made mathematical and nautical instruments. 3

  • Compass, c 1825
    Smithsonian Institute
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Newburyport MA, listed as a mathmatical instrument maker.

Anthony married Sarah Jackson Little on 10 May 1824 in Portland ME. (Sarah Jackson Little was born on 13 Sep 1801 in Portland ME and died on 22 Jan 1888 in Newburyport MA.)

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