Let start with Fortunatus Sydnor whom married Joanna Lawson dau. of Rowland Lawson and Letitia Wales. Joanna Lawson was married three times, she married first Lancelot Sockwell and had several children and then she married Fortunatus Sydnor and had five children. He third husband was William Lawrence and had one child. All the husbands were born in England. Lancelot Sockwell married Joanna abt. 1665. Fortunatus Sydnor was born in Greenwich, Kent County, England on 1638. He was baptized at St. Martin's Church, London, England. He married Joanna in 1670, Lancaster County, Va. He died in March 1683. Later in that year she married William Lawrence on October 16, 1683 or December 16, 1683, Richmond County, Va. Joanna Lawson was born 1648 in Amelia County, Va. and died abt. 1719 in Lancaster County, Va. Fortunatus Sydnor's parents were: William Sydnor & Ruth Bourdeau (dau. of Hugh Bourdeau). Fortunatus had one sister & brother their names were: Annabell Sydnor and Hugh Sydnor. Hugh died young of back plaque. Annabell remains untrace. Fortunatus came to America from England in 1653 when he was fifteen yrs old. Landed in Leedstown, Va. is where he met Rowlan Lawson, a merchant and later he married Joanna Lawson.
Fortunatus Sydnor had five children and they were: Ruth Sydnor b. April 11, 1671, Lancaster County, Va. & d. 1672, died young.
Fortunatus Sydnor II b. Nov. 8, 1673, Lancaster County, Va. & d. Dec. 1722, Lancaster County, Va. Ruth Sydnor b. August 24, 1676, Lancaster County, Va. & d. October 1700. Joanna Lawson b. Aug. 2, 1678, Lancaster County, Va. William Sydnor b. Nov. 13, 1680, Lancaster County, Va. & d. January 23, 1752, Lancaster County, Va. Anthony Sydnor b. January 18, 1682/3, Richmond County, Va. & d. October 1759, Richmond County, Va.
Ruth Sydnor married George Davenport on Apr. 12, 1693, Lancaster County, Va. Their children were: Sarah Davenport b. abt. 1727, Richmond County, Va., Margaret Davenport b. abt. 1729, Greenbrier County, Va., Sarah Davenport b. abt. 1731, Richmond County, Va., Elizabeth Davenport b. abt. 1731, Richmond County, Va. married Richard Rice & Fortunatus Davenport b. 1734.
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I have more lines of Davenport and the Sydnors. There are many lines I have of these families. I need to know what direction are you coming from? Please e-mail the address that's listed. I would like to have your line as well, Thanks Brad Sydnor
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