Lucy Davenport (1907 - 1988)

A photo of Lucy Davenport
Lucy Davenport
1907 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Lucy Davenport was born on April 5, 1907. She died on April 4, 1988 at 80 years of age. We know that Lucy Davenport had been residing in Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky.


Lucy Davenport Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Lucy Davenport, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Davenport family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Lucy Davenport

First name


Middle name


Maiden name


Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases




Lucy Davenport was born on


Lucy Davenport died on

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Lucy.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Lucy Davenport?



Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Lucy's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived



Unknown. Was Lucy a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky


Did Lucy finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Lucy attend?


Share what Lucy did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Lucy's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Lucy serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Lucy Davenport?
View other bios of people named Lucy Davenports
Back to Top

Lucy Davenport Family Tree

Lucy's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Davenport family tree.

Lucy's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Lucy Davenport
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling


Click to add friends & family.

Share Memories about Lucy

What do you remember about Lucy Davenport? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Lucy is remembered.

Lucy Davenport Obituary

This obit of Lucy Davenport is maintained by Lucy's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Lucy Davenport died on April 4, 1988 at 80 years old. She was born on April 5, 1907. We have no information about Lucy's family or relationships. We know that Lucy Davenport had been residing in Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Lucy Davenport

1907 - 1988 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Lucy's lifetime

In 1907, in the year that Lucy Davenport was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

In 1914, Lucy was just 7 years old when in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1951, when she was 44 years old, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1972, when she was 65 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1988, in the year of Lucy Davenport's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

Other Biographies

Other Lucy Davenports

Lucy Davenport

Melbourne, Australia
Lucy May Davenport
1886 - 1916
Ballarat, Australia
Lucy Hor Davenport

Belfast, Australia
Lucy Maria Davenport
Died: 1861
Lucy Ann Davenport
May 14, 1924 - Oct 15, 1987
Lucy Mae Davenport
Aug 30, 1909 - Mar 27, 1963
Lucy Davenport
Dec 4, 1873 - May 1970
Pasadena, California
Lucy L Davenport
Sep 14, 1919 - Mar 6, 1991
Lucy J Davenport
Nov 13, 1894 - Dec 15, 1969
California, MO
Lucy Davenport
Mar 16, 1899 - August 1980
Saint Louis, Missouri
Lucy D Davenport
Sep 15, 1921 - Apr 19, 1999
White House, TN
Lucy Davenport
Sep 21, 1897 - Sep 21, 1991

Other Davenports

Nell Davenport
Apr 19, 1911 - Oct 8, 1989
Ledbetter, KY
Betty Jean Davenport
Sep 3, 1932 - Nov 16, 2008
Fenton, MO
Cordelia Davenport
Jan 16, 1896 - May 1976
Boaz, Kentucky
Lucille O Davenport
May 22, 1922 - Jul 8, 1997
Hoyte L Davenport
Nov 6, 1933 - Feb 2, 2010
Sebree, KY
Emma Davenport
Mar 20, 1883 - December 1973
Louisville, Kentucky
William B Davenport
Jan 19, 1934 - Dec 6, 2008
Louisville, KY
Joe Davenport
Sep 20, 1910 - April 1977
Beaver Dam, Kentucky
Richard Davenport
Nov 19, 1938 - Feb 22, 1993
Harlan, KY
William v Davenport
Apr 29, 1937 - Aug 9, 1990
James E Davenport
Oct 11, 1935 - Nov 2, 1993
Jerry D Davenport
May 1, 1939 - Oct 16, 2006
Cincinnati, OH
Sallie Davenport
Nov 19, 1920 - Mar 8, 2004
Frankfort, KY
Irene Davenport
Feb 25, 1912 - Sep 27, 1998
Williamsburg, KY
Helen F Davenport
Nov 25, 1910 - Apr 26, 2001
Louisville, KY
Wade Davenport
Feb 12, 1941 - February 1979
Martha Davenport
May 27, 1889 - February 1986
Monticello, Kentucky
Velma Davenport
Jul 30, 1895 - September 1986
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Marvin Davenport
Oct 8, 1895 - February 1981
O'Fallon, Missouri
D v Davenport
Sep 12, 1943 - Feb 15, 1994

Other Bios

Robert L Hogan
Aug 8, 1930 - Jun 7, 2007
Cincinnati, Ohio
Arthur Garner Jr
Dec 17, 1932 - February 1977
Louisville, Kentucky
Cornelia B Collins
Nov 25, 1909 - Jun 23, 2006
Hopkinsville, KY
Veachel B Mcwherter
Jul 24, 1932 - Dec 31, 2002
Ashburn, GA
Cletra M Hammer
May 24, 1930 - Nov 23, 2003
Tompkinsville, KY
Ralph E Ferguson
Oct 13, 1933 - Mar 2, 2009
Tompkinsville, KY
Kathrine Bell
Jun 15, 1911 - Feb 21, 2006
Bowling Green, KY
Alex Mallory
Nov 18, 1885 - October 1968
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Dorman Alford
Jun 19, 1931 - June 1985
Margie L Knight
Jul 7, 1934 - Mar 19, 2008
Munfordville, KY
Mary Mckinney
Jan 23, 1932 - August 1986
Hodgenville, Kentucky
Derl C Clark
Jun 19, 1931 - Jul 8, 1987
Bonnieville, KY
Joseph Hanson Forbes Jr
Jun 24, 1932 - Oct 24, 2005
Hopkinsville, KY
Ludie Payton
Sep 25, 1902 - August 1980
Hazel Hayes
Dec 23, 1917 - September 1985
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Jack E Cosby
Aug 22, 1929 - Jun 7, 1976
Devlin Mcbeath
Feb 24, 1931 - June 1979
Springfield, Ohio
Beulah Perdue
Sep 17, 1928 - August 1972
Stella Harvey
Jul 20, 1914 - December 1985
Edmonton, Kentucky
James Mayhew
Aug 24, 1910 - January 1971
Success Stories from Biographies like Lucy Davenport
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.