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Gideon Allen DavenportRoster ID 2376
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1865|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Gideon Allen Davenport, Class of 1865: Born- Aug. 20, 1845. New Market Cadet; Battalion Quartermaster Sergeant. Genealogy: Born- August 20, 1845, in Richmond, Va. Father- Isaac Davenport, Jr; Mother- Eliza Nye Allen. Pat. Grandfather- Benjamin Davenport; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Turner. Mat. Grandfather- Gideon Allen; Mat. Grandmother- Betsy Nye. Married- 1st wife: Eliza Wilkins; 2nd wife: Ann Clark. Children- (from which marriage is not known); Mrs. Harry B. Wayland; Elizabeth Davenport; Mary H. Davenport; Alexander Rutherfoord Davenport, VMI, 1907. Matriculated from Richmond, VA. At VMI 4 years. Military Record: after serving with the Corps of Cadets at New Market as Cadet Quartermaster Sergeant, he served in the Richmond trenches until his unit was disbanded on Apr. 2, 1865. Careers: Insurance-Banker-Capitalist. Died- August 5, 1918, in Richmond, Va.|