Davenport Gathering 2013

Edenton, North Carolina

August 23-25, 2013

The 2013 Davenport Gathering took place in Albemarle Davenport territory in Edenton, North Carolina, with over 60 in adendance. 

Picture of Davenport Gathering

Family reunion 383 Years on

Leicester Mercury Newspaper - Leicestershire, England

April 6, 2007

The Albemarle Davenports of North Carolina have a very close Y-DNA match to Richard Davenport (d. 1624) of Wigston, Leicestershire, England. So descendents from both sides convened in Leicestershire to search for a connection, plus more. This article covers that reunion.

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Paving the way with DNA  by Edwin M. Knights

Family Chronicle Magazine

Jan/Feb 2007

Edwin gives a brief introduction about using DNA testing in genealogy and then passes the pen on to five genealogists to write about their own DNA project. The Davenport project was one of them. 

Family Chronicle Jan 2007.pdf

Davenport Surname DNA Project by Ian Davenport

Cheshire Ancestor

Sept 2006 - Page 24

Ian discusses the DNA project, some success stories, and his quest for a match.

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DNA Projects: What are they and what can you expect? by Susan Meates

Family Chronicle Magazine

Sep/Oct 2006  -  Page 40-43

In a four page article, Susan gives a good description of what DNA testing involves, and what it can do for genealogy.  Page four includes a sample of the successes a surname project can have using the Davenport Surname DNA project as an example.

Family Chronicle Sept 2006 - Page 4.pdf

DNA Studies in Process

New England Ancestor Magazine

    published by the

New England  Historic Genealogical Society

Vol. 7,  No. 1, Winter 2006 - Page 58

A new section in the magazine announcing DNA projects.

NEHGS Jan 2006.pdf