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Davenport/Foltz Gravesites
Posted by: John Bell Date: March 07, 2002 at 11:32:37
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A small Davenport family cemetery is located in northeast San Antonio TX, just south of the Evans Road and Nacogdoches Road intersection, on the Bexar County line. This small private plot contains 7 gravestones for 10 burials. All gravestone inscriptions are shown verbatim, with added information within brackets ([]). Left to right from entry:

a) "Jack W. Davenport born Nov. 26, 1871,
died Dec. 21, 1913 Woodmen of the World Memorial"

b) "Willie Davenport April 1, 1904 Nov. 13, 1904"

c) "Davenport [w/ Mason emblem]
"Nancy Young 1838-1934
"William born in Washington Co., Va. 1820-1901
"Mary Ware 1831-1852"

d) "Robert born Apr. 17, 1861 died Apr. 1862
"Minnie born Mar. 12, 1863 died Apr. 26, 1870
"Children of W & N Davenport"

e) "Our little Maggie Dau. of Wm. & N. Davenport
born Feb. 15, 1885 died Oct. 23, 1887
"She was the sunshine of our home
An angel to us given
Just when we learned to love her most
God called her back to heaven"

f) "Sacred to the memory of Rachel Evans daughter of
William and Nancy Davenport born March 20, 1865
died Oct. 28, 1898
"She died as she lived. A Christian"

g) "In memory of Rachel Ruth daughter of Rube and Rachel
Evans born Sept. 29, 1898 died May 17, 1899"

Also nearby:

h) "John Young born in Knox Co., Tenn. Feb. 13, 1795
died May 16, 1879

i) "Reuben M. Foltz born July 8, 1861 died April 27,
1900
"Gone to the Hidden City"

j) "Angeline wife of D. Foltz born in Paige Co., Va.
Aug. 11, 1855 died in Liberty Co., Tex. Sept. 23,
1902 47 yrs. 1 mo. 2 ds."

I have no further information on these families, but thought this might be of interest to some. JMB


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