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George William Davenport (King)

Birthplace: Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: July 04, 1845 (61-62)
Rock Island, Rock Island County, IL, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Margaret Bowling Lewis
Partner of Çatherine Pouitt and Susan Lewis
Father of Elizabeth Davenport; George L'Oste and Bailey Davenport

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About George Davenport

Colonel George Davenport, born George William King (1783 – July 4, 1845), was a 19th-century English-American sailor, frontiersman, fur trader, merchant, postmaster, US Army soldier, Indian agent, and city planner. A prominent and well-known settler in the Iowa Territory, he was one of the earliest settlers in Rock Island. He spent much of his life involved in the early settlement of the Mississippi Valley and the "Quad Cities". The present-day city of Davenport, Iowa, is named after him.

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Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
July 4, 1845
Age 62
Rock Island, Rock Island County, IL, United States