- Birth Date
- 18 November 1845
- Death Date
- 18 April 1922
Evidence from emigration, newspaper, and church (Perpetual Emigrating Fund) records proves Samuel Davenport traveled to Utah in 1861. The Wellsville Ward financial records confirm that he was traveling in this company.
- Age at Departure: 15
- Lever, W. H. History of Sanpete and Emery Counties, Utah: With Sketches of Cities, Towns, and Villages; Chronology of Important Events; Records of Indian Wars; Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens (Salt Lake City: Tribune Job Printing Co, 1898), 122
- "Samuel Davenport is Called Beyond," Manti Messenger , 21 Apr. 1922, 4.
- "Wellsville Ward, Persons Who Emigrated by P.E.F. Belonging to this Ward," Wellsville Ward financial records, 1859-1882, Volume 1:85-90.