John F. Avent

John F. Avent

Male 1814 - 1893  (78 years)

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  • Name John F. Avent 
    Born 22 Mar 1814  Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1893  Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0222  avefamily
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2009 

    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 Jane Mims,   b. 1814, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 4 Dec 1841  Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Esther Ann Avent,   b. 23 Mar 1846, Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1924  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Sarah Jane Avent,   b. Nov 1847, Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1927, Durham, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lydia Holloman 
    Married 21 Feb 1848  Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Zacharia T. Avent,   b. 1 Apr 1848, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1932, Mitchell Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2007 
    Family ID F605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Jane L. Jones 
    Married 09 Dec 1851  Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Avent,   b. 1853, Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Avent,   b. 1855, Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2007 
    Family ID F851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Mar 1814 - Chatham Co., NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1841 - Wake Co., NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1848 - Wake Co., NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Dec 1851 - Wake Co., NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1893 - Wake Co., NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Avent, John F. (of NC, 1814 - 1893): 1871 claim to US Claims Commission after Civil War.
    Avent, John F. (of NC, 1814 - 1893): 1871 claim to US Claims Commission after Civil War.
    Asking for reimbursement for crops taken from his farm by men under Union Gen. William T. Sherman April 14, 1865. Like most such claims, it was later denied.

  • Notes 
    • Johns DOD found on web - no source given. He shows up on 1880 Wake co. census but not 1900.

      North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868

      (husband, wife, marriage date, county, witnesses)
      John F Avent Lyddia Holloman Wake James Boothe R P Finch

      John Avent Jane L Jones 09 Dec 1851 Wake Wm H Pope James T Marriot

      John Avent Jane Mimms Wake Calvin Maddox Jas T Marriott

      Bride: Jane Mimms
      Groom: John Avent
      Bond Date: 04 Dec 1841
      County: Wake
      Record #: 01 015
      Bondsman: Calvin Maddox
      Witness: Jas T Marriott
      Bond #: 000151153

      1860 Wake co., NC census:

      Avent, John F., 46 farmer, property valued at $3000
      Jane, 46
      Esther, 15
      Sarah, 12
      Zack T., 10
      Mary, 7
      Elizabeth, 5

      Also present on 1870 & 1880 census, not on 1900.