Isaac Watts Avent

Isaac Watts Avent

Male 1823 - 1900  (76 years)

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  • Name Isaac Watts Avent 
    Born 8 Sep 1823  Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jan 1900 
    Buried Cokesbury Meth. Church, Harnett Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0217  avefamily
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2008 

    Father William Avent,   b. 8 Aug 1775, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1841, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Esther Watts Clegg,   b. 23 Feb 1791, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1858, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1812  Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Temperance Rollins,   b. 11 Jan 1818,   d. 3 Jun 1895  (Age 77 years) 
    Married ABT. 1843  unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ralph Blanchard
    Family ID F005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Chloe Hinton Becham,   b. 5 Aug 1844,   d. 25 Apr 1904  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1895  Harnett Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Sep 1823 - Chatham Co., NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Avent, Rev. Isaac Watts (1823-1900) of NC.
    Avent, Rev. Isaac Watts (1823-1900) of NC.
    Methodist circuit riding preacher for over 50 years. Photo from "Methodism in the Upper Cape Fear Valley", by Franklin Grill.

    Headstones
    Avent, Isaac Watts
    Avent, Isaac Watts
    (1823-1900) Cokesbury UMC, Duncan, NC

  • Notes 
    • prominent Methodist circuit rider. Click the 'Avent-related Photographs, Scans, Documents, etc.' link on the main page of this website for much more info on Isaac and his ministry.

      1880 Census
      Census Place: Buckhorn, Harnett, North Carolina Source: FHL Film 1254967 National Archives Film T9-0967 Page 83D Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
      Isaac W. AVENT Self M M W 56 NC Occ: Minister & Farmer Fa: NC Mo: NC
      Temperance AVENT Wife F M W 59 NC Occ: Keeping House Fa: NC Mo: NC
      William PORTER Other M S W 22 NC Occ: Laborer Fa: NC Mo: NC
      Robert A. MIMS Nephew M S W 1 8 NC Occ: Attending School Fa: NC Mo: NC

      from gravestone:

      Rev Isaac Watts Avent
      B: 9/8/1823
      D: 1/18/1900
      Married to:
      Temperence Avent
      B: 1/11/1818
      D: 6/3/1895

      Chloe Hinton Avent
      Wife of Rev Isaac W. Avent
      Daughter of G.W. and S.E. Becham
      B: 8/5/1844
      D: 4/25/1904