Overton Fletcher Davenport

Full Name: Overton Fletcher Davenport
Date of birth: February 10, 1820
Date of death: June 22, 1909

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 28 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th (1)   Democrat Eagle Springs / Coryell   Bell, Brown, Coleman, Comanche, Concho, Coryell, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, McCulloch, San Saba, Travis, Williamson

(1) Eagle Springs was in the southeastern corner of Coryell County. The community began to decline in the 1890s, and the post office was discontinued in 1901. Handbook of Texas Online.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 10th Texas Infantry Regiment. Also served in Company H and Company K. Handbook of Texas Online.

Other Resources

  • O.F. Davenport, birth date 2/10/1820, death date 6/22/1909, burial in Pioneer Cemetery, Ranger, Eastland County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in "Through the Years - San Saba Representatives in Legislative History," 4/1/1948, p. 9. San Saba News.


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Committee Information top

13th R.S. - 1873
Indian Affairs  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Towns and City Corporations  

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