Davenport Brothers Revolutionary War Memorial, a War Memorial

Davenport Brothers Revolutionary War Memorial, a War Memorial (HM1YCK)

Location: Charles Town, WV 25414 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.414', W 77° 51.17'

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To the Glory of Patriotism
In memory of
Abraham Davenport
and his wife
Mary Simms.
Their seven sons were
soldiers of the
American Revolution
Stephen, Abraham, John,
Marmaduke, Anthony Simms,
Adrian, Samuel.

The stand on the pedestal
of liberty, with sword in
hand, laurel on the brow,
and flame of patriotism
in the heart.
Seven Davenport Brothers
Soldiers of Revolutionary War,
Regiments of Virginia Troops,
and Regiments of Maryland Line.
Stephen born November 24, 1749.
Moved to Kentucky, 1792.
Abraham born February 9, 1752.
Died April, 1825.
Buried in Edge Hill Cemetery
Charles Town, West Va.
John born December 14, 1753.
Died 1815. Buried in Davenport
Grave Yard, near Summit Point,
West Virginia.
Marmaduke born August 23, 1755.
Died in Spring of 1777,
near Valley Forge.
Anthony Simms born May 19, 1757.
Moved to Pickaway County, Ohio,
1793. Buried in that county.
Adrian born April 9, 1759.
Moved to Fayette County
1796. Buried
in that county.
Samuel born August 3, 1763.
Died 1829. Buried on Davenport
Wiltshire Farm, north of
Charles Town, West Va.
Resistance to Tyrants,
Obedience to God.
We struck for the
freedom of our altars
and our fires, flag
and native land
[Quotes across top of monument]
Audaces Fortuna Juvat. Davenport
Sic Semper Tyrannis. Virginia
Fatti Maschii Parole Femine. Maryland
E Pluribus Unum. United States
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceCemetery
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassNeither
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByThe Davenport Family
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 253960 N 4352865
Decimal Degrees39.29023333, -77.85283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.414', W 77° 51.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 24.8400" N, 77° 51' 10.2000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)304
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town WV 25414, US
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