From what I understand just about all the Deavours in the US descend from several Deavours brothers, George b. abt 1757, who was in SC then GA, and two others who went to KY. Believe their names were James and John. I do not have any further info. on the other two brothers, but would like to hear from descendants and compare notes.
The following are Deavours that I have some info on, but no connections to George as of yet.
William Deavours born about 1791? Married Mary "Polly" W. Wood
Hershel V. Deavours 1879 Fayette Co. AL
have wife's and children's names
Jesse R. Deavours b. abt 1863 Ga
Sam. J. Deavours abt 1896 GA
Robert B. Deavours abt 1857 GA
Bryant Deavours abt 1875 GA
Ener (Ever) W. Deavours abt 1884 GA
George A. Deavours abt 1857 GA
James M. Deavours abt 1864 GA
W. R. Deavours abt 1892 AL.
William Deavours abt 1870 Ohio
Turner E. Deavours abt 1855 GA was in New Mexico on the 1920 census
Joseph K. Deavours abt 1869 GA was in Oklahoma on the 1920 census.
John C. Deavours abt 1882 GA was in the Panama Canal Zone on the 1920 Census
Andrew Deavours abt 1845 Ga was in Texas on the 1920 census
J. W. Deavours abt. 1873 Colorado
Barney Deavours abt 1878 GA was in Lubbock Texas on 1920 census.
I descend through George Deavours-Rachel Bishop, through their daughter Elizabeth Deavours who married William Z. Ford. Their son Isaac Manley Ford married Sara Ann Wofford, their son James Perry Ford married Rebecca Jane Murphree, their son, Calep Milton Ford married Lula "Lou" Ellen Allen, their son Grady Allen Ford married Geneva Payton and their daughter is me.
I will be glad to share any info that I have on the families.
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