- Folder a-1
Davenport, William. Indenture made (12/23/1837) giving a tract of 102 acres of land in Lenoir County, NC on Southwest Creek, to Spencer Davenport that was part of a parcel of land patented to Samuel Hearing 11/10/1784; Signed: William [His Mark] Davenport, John [His Mark] Davenport; Witnessed: Oliver Hearing. Exhibited in Common Pleas court and ordered to be registered, 1/3/1838. Signed: Lewis B. Desmond, Clk. Enrolled in Lenoir County Register's Office, 8/10/1838, Signed: Geo. T. Lovick, Regr. Holograph Mss. Copy & Photocopy. 2 item. 5 p. Note: Page 1: Torn in 3 pieces. Needs conversation. Pressure sensitive tape adheres. Page 2: Torn. Pressure sensitive tape adheres.
- Folder a-2
Davenport, William. Deposition sworn (2/2/1837) before Acting Justice Oliver Hearing, Lenoir County, NC and several witnesses, concerning the fourth corner of a tract of land patented by William White, containing 300 acres; that the read [red] oak was the established corner when he tuck [took] a deed for said land. Signed Oliver Hearing & William [His mark] December [Davenport ?] Holograph Mss. Copies. 1 item 1 p. Note: Torn in 3 pieces. Needs conversation. Pressure sensitive tape adheres.
- Folder a-3
Harper, Hessey. Power of attorney (10/7/1848) appointing Drury Harper as lawful agent to settle the administrator of the estate of Silas Turner, decd. who was formerly a citizen of Lenoir County. Certified by Charles C. Caisan, J.P., 10/7/1848. Certified 10/7/1848. Signed James Terrill, Clk., Rockcastle County Court, Kentucky. Holograph Mss. Copies. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Torn. Needs conversation.
- Folder a-4
Unidentified document (n.d.). 1 item. 1 p. Note: Very faded. Torn. Pressure sensitive tape adheres.
- Folder a-5
Washington, Jno. C., Agent, etc. Bill of sale [5 January 1847] to William Davenport, of Lenoir County [NC] $482.00 Signed Oliver Hearing. Enrolled in the registers office, Lenoir County, NC 3/5/1847. Signed James E. Miter, Register. Holograph Mss. Copies. 1 item. 1 p.
- Folder b
Census records, notes, photographic prints & clippings (ca. 1981-1988) relating to the Nora Kathleen Smith Davenport - Steven Hazy Davenport family of Lenoir Cunty, North Carolina, ca.1879-1981, and genealogy. Photocopies. 13 item 13 p. Note: Photocopies have genealogical notes written on them for Cora Waller Davenport, William Haywood Davenport, Haywood Voltz Davenport, Dora May Davenport, Benjamin Davenport, Marjorie Davenport, Sarah R. "Sack" Smith, James Robert Brown, Marjorie Davenport Brown, Helen Brame, Atwood Brame, Kathleen Cobb, & Helen Sanderson Brame
- Folder c
Cora Waller letters (ca.1880-1881) to Stephen Davenport during their engagement. Photocopies. 7 items. 8 p. Notes: Includes transcripts of 2 letters. Donor's note says: "The estate of Ruby Nobles Ervin has the originals."
- Folder d
Genealogical notes and transcripts (ca. 1988) compiled by Ruby N. Ervin, Kinston, NC, pertaining to the Davenport family of Lenoir County, North Carolina, ca. 1755-1988. Photocopies. 6 items. 29 p. Note: Also includes email from Sally Lunsford containing a transcript of William Davenport's pension application, dated 10/3/1832.
- Folder e
Smith - Staton - Bass family bible records (ca. 1810-1901) Photocopies. 2 items. 3 p.