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Name:John Sidney Davenport
Affiliation:Class of 1855
Biography & Genealogy:John Sidney Davenport, Class of 1855: Born- ca. 1835 in Heathsville, Northumberland Co. Va. Father- William Blackwell Davenport; Mother- Maria Stith No information on grandparents Entered VMI- July 24, 1851; Dismissed July 9, 1853 for excessive demerits. Died- ca. 1856 in Omaha, Nebraska We have no records of marriage or children in our files, but there was a John Sidney Davenport, Jr. who was an actuary in Richmond, Va. and a John Sidney Davenport, III who was listed as the best man in the wedding of Capt. Bradfute Warwick Davenport and Miss Martha Orr. These may be descendants of John Sidney Davenport, who died at age 21, but might have started a family just before his death.