Thomas Avent

Thomas Avent

Male 1712 - 1752  (~ 40 years)

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  • Name Thomas Avent 
    Born on or Before 1712  Sussex Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1752  Northampton Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0052  avefamily
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2006 

    Father Thomas Avent,   b. ca. 1671, Devonshire, England (?) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1757, Sussex Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Unknown,   d. BET. 1755 - 1756 
    Married bef. 1706  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F056  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ursula Unknown,   b. BET. 1694 - 1719,   d. BET. 1744 - 1807  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 1732  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Avent,   b. 1733, Northhampton Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1747 - 1827  (Age 94 years)
    +2. Mary Avent,   b. 1735, Northampton Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1764 - 1829  (Age 94 years)
     3. Wineford Avent,   b. 1739, Northhampton Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1753 - 1833  (Age 94 years)
     4. Ursula Avent,   b. 1741, Northhampton Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1755 - 1835  (Age 94 years)
     5. Amy Avent,   b. Abt 1735, Northampton Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1762-1770  (Age ~ 35 years)
    Family ID F023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - on or Before 1712 - Sussex Co., VA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Avent, Thomas Jr. (ca. 1712 - 1752): Will
    Avent, Thomas Jr. (ca. 1712 - 1752): Will

  • Notes 
    • Will of Thomas Avent Dated : April 15, 1751

      In the name of God, Amen; I, Thomas Avent, of Northampton County, North Carolina being in a very weak condition and Knowing it is appointed for all men to once to die, Do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following, Viz.:

      First I recommend my soul to almighty God, the Giver, and as for my worldly goods I give and bequeath as follows:

      Item: I give and bequeath to my Brother William Avent an Island of land adjoyning on his own Dwelling Plantation containing by estimation fifty acres to him and his heirs forever.
      Item: I lend to my Loving wife Urslea Avent all my Estate without ? on during the time she shall continue as my widow and on her death or marriage to be equally divided amoung my children

      and I do hereby revoke all others made before either by word or writing and I hereby appoint John Moore & William (Probably his brother William Avent) my executors to this my last will and testiment as witness my hand this fifteenth day of April, 1751.

      His Thomas Avent Mark
      Test: Richard Moore, unreadable name, John Davis, Jr.
      Mark
      Northampton County
      February Court 1752

      The written will was exhibited into court and proved by the oath of Richard Moore one of the subscribing witness thereto and at the same time John Moore and William ? ? qualify as Executors thereof; ? on motion was proved to be certified. Test: Edward Uerlun

      On 2 Nov. 1733 he received a deed of Gift of land in old Bertie Co., NC. ("Thomas Avent, Sr. of Surry Co., VA, Planter, deeds to Thomas Avent, Jr., of Bertie Precinct...land separated from land of William Avent..." Bertie Co., NC Deed Book D:125.)

      from Avant, SCF:

      Thomas Avent - b. on or before 1712, d. Northampton Co., NC 1752, m. Ursula. Children:

      Elizabeth - m. New Tapley, removed to Johnston Co., NC
      Mary - m. Joel Tapley, removed to Johnston Co., NC
      Amy - m. Richard Smith of Brunswick Co., VA
      Winny - m. Frederick Jordan of Northampton Co., NC
      Ursula - m. Ephraim Pettipool of Dobbs Co., NC in 1768