Cora Jemimiah Stanley Davenport
"In Memorium of Jemima Davenport born at Richmond, Ind., Feb 17, 1822. Died at her home in Paris, Michigan, Thursday February 15, 1894. Funeral: Saturday, February 17, 1894. Sermon: Rev. Nicholson. Interment: In Davenport Cemetery, Barton Township. Newaygo County, Michigan.
Mrs Davenport was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Stanley of Richmond, Ind. and was of English descent. Mr & Mrs. Davenport came to Michigan in 1857, 37 years ago, and settled in the township of Barton, Newaygo County. She was the mother of 6 children, 5 sons and 1 daughter who died in 1866. The 5 sons remain to mourn her death. She was a member of the Methodist Church and a devout Christian all of her life, and a loving and kind mother." Familiar Sayings.. "I am happy in the love of all my children" "My only wish is that all my sons may be good and fear God."
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