At his home on Long Ridge of pneumonia, Monday, March 17, 1890, Mr. Snowden DAVENPORT, age 65 years. The deceased leaves a wife and three children to mourn his loss. From his earliest days Mr. DAVENPORT has been a member of the Baptist church and has lived the life of a devoted Christian and we are sure our loss is his eternal gain.
Source: Roanoke Beacon, 21 March 1890, pg 3. Available online at digitalnc.org.