Thomas Ward Avent

Thomas Ward Avent

Male 1815 - 1900  (85 years)

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  • Name Thomas Ward Avent 
    Born 20 Jul 1815  Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Sep 1900  Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0096  avefamily
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2007 

    Father James A Avent,   b. 7 Nov 1785, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1832, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Martha Gardner,   b. 1789 
    Married ABT. 1814  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Eaton Williams,   b. 16 Apr 1817, Warren Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1867  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1838  Warren Co., Nc Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. James Williams Avent,   b. 16 Sep 1839, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1901  (Age 61 years)
    +2. Charity Dawson Avent,   b. 13 Apr 1841, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1898, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +3. Martha Verona Avent,   b. 4 Aug 1842, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1893, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +4. Mary Eaton Avent,   b. 4 Dec 1843,   d. 4 Jan 1911  (Age 67 years)
    +5. Thomas Vernon Avent,   b. 15 Aug 1845, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1911, Aventon, Nash Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +6. John Bancroft Avent,   b. 4 Feb 1847, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1919  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Avent, Thomas Ward and wife Mary Eaton Williams, Aventon, Nash Co., NC
    Avent, Thomas Ward and wife Mary Eaton Williams, Aventon, Nash Co., NC
    Avent, Thomas Ward (1815-1900) of Nash Co., NC
    Avent, Thomas Ward (1815-1900) of Nash Co., NC

  • Notes 
    • (from Avant, SCF):
      Nash Co., NC, Guardian Bonds and Returns:

      Thomas W. Avent, orphan of James Avent. Returns 1834-35-36 by Benja. W. Avent, guardian.
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      from Garland Avent in Avant SCF:
      Met his future wife Mary Eaton Williams (of the well known Williams, Boddie, Alston lineage) while attending boarding school at the old Warrenton Academy. Was an early graduate of the University of North Carolina. He was 16 years old when his father died. After the death of hi s father, Thomas Ward Avent acquired most of his father's estate, and dur i ng his lifetime Aventon flourished. He owned over 100 slaves. JONES FAM IL Y BIBLE Warren Co., NC Marriage Bond Record, 1838, NC Archives. SOME S OUT HERN COLONIAL FAMILIES, VOL. I, by

      Nash Co. Guardian Bonds and Returns:

      Thomas W. Avent, orphan of James Avent. Returns 1834-35-36 by Benja. W. Avent, guardian.
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      North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004

      Name: Thomas W. Avent
      Spouse: Mary E. Williams

      Marriage Date: 15 Dec 1838
      Marriage County: Warren
      Marriage State: North Carolina

      Source Vendor: County Court Records - FHL # 0432251 - 0432254)
      Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT