Family: Tamlin Avent / Sarah Elizabeth Dupree (F569)

m. Sep 1824

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  • Tamlin AventFather | Male
    Tamlin Avent

    Born  1801  Greensville Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  ca. 20 Mar 1875  Greensville Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  Sep 1824  Greensville Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Samuel Avent | F590 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Jenny Woodruff | F590 Group Sheet 

    Sarah Elizabeth DupreeMother | Female
    Sarah Elizabeth Dupree

    Born  30 Mar 1809   
    Died  After 1880  Greensville Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Henry Dupree | F587 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Rebecca Francis | F587 Group Sheet 

    William Francis AventChild 1 | Male
    + William Francis Avent

    Born  28 Dec 1827   
    Died  6 Sep 1881   
    Spouse  Frances S. Brown | F773 
    Married  30 Jan 1851  Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location

    Rebecca Jane AventChild 2 | Female
    Rebecca Jane Avent

    Born  1827  Greensville Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1880   

    Rosa A. AventChild 3 | Female
    Rosa A. Avent

    Born  1841  Greensville Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William Turner Lundy | F1368 

    Sarah Elizabeth AventChild 4 | Female
    Sarah Elizabeth Avent

    Born  1834   

  • Notes 
    • from the web:

      During the early 1800s, there was a Sam'l Avent who married Ann, and their children were Thomas, Tamlin and William, perhaps others.

      Greensville Co., VA Wills:
      Samuel Avent-Will 1827/9 Vol 4 Page 4, 86,120

      Will of Samuel Avent, Greensville Co., VA (will book 4, p. 120) mentions " four children... Tamlin, Thomas, Mary, Eliza". Also "...I bequeath to my son Tamlin Avent..."
      GREENSVILLE COUNTY,VIRGINIA,1781-1825. Comp. by Catherine L. Knoor, 19SS.

      p. 4. 14. Sept. 1824. Tomlin Avent & Sarah E. Dupree, dau. of Henry Dupree.
      Sur. Benjamin Fenner. p. 94.

      The webmaster has been told that Sarah Elizabeth Dupree Avent's mother's sisters owned the slave Nat Turner, who led a well known slave uprising in nearby Southampton Co., VA, in the 1830's, and that she had several relatives who were murdered by Nat or his followers.

      Children of Tamlin Avent and Sarah Dupree:

      Inventory of the Church Archives of Virginia ...
      by Historical Records Survey (U.S.) - 1939
      "Oct. 21, 1852 AVENT Bettie, d. of Tamlin Avent... "

      R.S, G. S and R. A. from 1850 Greensville Co. census - hard to read so initials may not be right.

      Also William Francis Avent:

      On 1870 Greenville Co. census Sarah E. Avent age 61 is wife of Tamlin Avent, age 69.

      1880 Greensville Co., VA census:

      Avent, Sarah E., 71
      Avent, William F., 54, son
      Lundy, Willia B., 16 granddaughter
      Lundy, Turner T., 14, grandson
      Avent, Fannie R., 18, granddaughter

      from Library of VA website:

      Avent, Tamlin, Plaintiff, vs. William W. Briggs, Sheriff Southampton, administrator of David E. Williamson, deceased, James H. Hardee, Martha P. Ryland; William S. Francis and Laura, his wife, A. J. Francis and Florence, his wife, Walter B. Person, Peter Person and others, Defendants.
      Note The Petersburg Index (Film 128).
      Note July 6, 1871, page 2, column 4

      Avent, Tamlin, Greensville County, died, near Ryland’s Depot.

      March 20, 1875, page 91, column 1.
      April 10, 1875, page 118, column 5.
      Note Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).
      Note March 15, 1875, page 3, column 3.
      April 10, 1875, page 2, column 5.

      Call Number 33618
      Author Avent, Tamlin, b. ca. 1800.
      Title Letter, 1869 Mar. 9.
      Material 4 leaves
      Summary Letter, 9 March 1869, from Tamlin Avent (b. ca. 1800) of Greensville County, Virginia, to Mary Jane Greenway Avery Smith of Warren County, Mississippi, discussing how things have changed in Greensville County since she moved away, and commenting on a plantation she still owns in the county. He also writes about the effects of the Civil War on his family, his plantation, and Greensville County. There is also a typescript copy of the letter.
      Cite As Tamlin Avent. Letter, 9 March 1869. Accession 33618. Personal papers collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
      Format Photocopy.
      Originals The original is located in the Blanton-Smith Letters, John Davis Williams Library, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi.
      Biog./Hist. Note Tamlin Avent (b. ca. 1800) resided in Greensville County, Virginia, and was a farmer. He and his wife Sarah E. Avent (b. ca. 1809) had three children.

      The following person was related to Tamlin, but not clear how:

      SAMUEL TAMLIN AVENT. Born in Hardeman County, Tennessee, on April 7, 1836. Both parents and his brother had died before 1850. The family had connections with Greenville County, Virginia, where he and sister Sarah inherited property in 1854, sharing equally with a kinsman, Tamlin Avent, a citizen of Greenville County who was a nephew of Peter Avent, who also lived in Hardeman County, and may have been Samuel's uncle. He was a master mason and a member of Hatchie Lodge #151 at Middleburg. Died December 19, 1896, and buried in the Avent-Marshall Cemetery. Parents: THOMAS W. AVENT (A12) and LUCINDA {????} (A13). Siblings:

      Greensville Co. Wills, etc:

      Avent Ann E. Account of Sales 1874 9 290
      Avent Anne S. Will 1882 9 489
      Avent George W. Inventory & Appraisment 1925 11 220
      Avent Henry Will 1852 7 455
      Avent Jane Will 1861 8 353
      Avent John Accounts Current 1819 3 140
      Avent John Appraisment 1819 3 139
      Avent John Will & Inventory Accounts 1821 3 191, 193, 417
      Avent John Accounts Current 1824 4 13
      Avent Samuel Will 1827 4 86, 120
      Avent Samuel Accounts Current 1834 4 353
      Avent Tamlin Will 1875 28-31
      Avent Thomas Inventory 1875 9 310
      Avent Thomas Accounts Current 1882 9 230
      Avent Thomas Accounts Current 1883 9 231
      Avent Thomas Accounts Current 1886 9 241
      Avent Thomas Accounts Current 1889 9 274
      Avent Thomas Accounts Current 1890 9 298
      Avent William Will 1802 1 468, 507
      Avent with Avent Guardian Account 1836 5 133
      Avent with Avent Guardian Account 1836 5 134
      Avent with Ivy 1836 5 133

      Greensville Co. 1810 census index:
      Avent Durham 445
      Avent Henry 445
      Avent John Jr 445
      Avent John Sr 445
      Avent Peter 445
      Avent Samuel 445
      Avent Thomas 445


      Avent Henry 2
      Avent John 2
      Avent Lucy 2
      Avent Rebecca 2
      Avent Samuel 2
      Avent Thomas 2


      Avent Henry 45
      Avent Jane 46
      Avent Tamlin 46
      Avent Thomas 46
      Avent Thomas Jr 47
      Avent William 45


      Avent Jane 417
      Avent Tamlin 416
      Avent Thomas Sr 417
      Avent William 417
      Avent Thomas Jr 417