Esther Watts Clegg

Esther Watts Clegg

Female 1791 - 1858  (66 years)

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  • Name Esther Watts Clegg 
    Born 23 Feb 1791  Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Jan 1858  Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried John Avent Cemetery, Avent Ferry, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0229  avefamily
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2007 

    Father Thomas A. Clegg,   b. 6 Mar 1767, NORTHAMPTON, VIRGINIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1827, CHATHAM COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Bridget Eliza Polk,   b. 3 Jun 1772, Accomac, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1859, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1 May 1788  Accomac Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 22 Jan 1812  Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Martha Avent,   b. 27 Nov 1812, Chatham CO., N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1851 - 1907  (Age 94 years)
    +2. John F. Avent,   b. 22 Mar 1814, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893, Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. Mary Glover Avent,   b. 2 Sep 1815, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1893, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +4. William Avent,   b. 28 Nov 1817, Chatham Co. N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. AFT. 1880, Ashley Co., Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)
    +5. Louiza Jane Avent,   b. 25 Sep 1819, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1901, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. Harriet Primrose Avent,   b. 5 Dec 1821, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1888, Waverly, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +7. Isaac Watts Avent,   b. 8 Sep 1823, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1900  (Age 76 years)
     8. Parmelia Avent,   b. 25 Mar 1825,   d. 26 Nov 1826  (Age 1 years)
     9. Bridget Ann Avent,   b. 20 Feb 1827,   d. 31 Dec 1827  (Age 0 years)
    +10. Henry Evans Avent,   b. 27 Feb 1829, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1901, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +11. Joseph Carson Avent,   b. 22 Nov 1830, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1904, Escambia Co., Ala Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +12. Ann Elizabeth Avent,   b. 4 Apr 1832, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1855, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2007 
    Family ID F059  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Feb 1791 - Chatham Co., NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1812 - Chatham Co., NC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1858 - Chatham Co., NC Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Will of 1858 lists daus Louisa Avent and Martha Cox. Exec is Richard Marks.

      burial:

      JOHN AVENT CEMETERY
      Location: Cape Fear Township. 0.5 mile northwest of NC 42, east of Cape Fear River

      In 1972, W. Harold Broughton recorded 4 grave markers. The marker for Rev. William Avent was moved to the vestibule of the Buckhorn Methodist Church (T40.1). In February 1984, Martha Harrington reported this cemetery. It is recorded in Kathy Brooks Jones Buffalo Creek Chronicles, Vol. I, 1984, pages 2 and 174.

      (Note by Webmaster: as of 2006 there are no markers visible at this cemetery.)

      Enclosed: Yes.
      Listed: Yes.
      Listed explanation: W Harold Broughton, 1972. Kathy Brooks Jones, "Buffalo Creek Chronicles," Vol. I. 1984, pp. 2, 174..
      Miscellaneous information: No survey form.


      Avent, Esther Watts (Clegg) (b.23 Feb 1791 - d.2 Jan 1858) 3rd Wife of Rev. William Avent. Daughter of Thomas A. and Bridget B. (Polk) Clegg. Broughton, p. 8.

      Avent, John (b. - d. 1820) Husband of Mary Avent. Father of Rev. William Avent. Founder of Avent Ferry, Chatham Co., NC.

      Avent, Martha Hill (Hicks) (b.23 Aug 1785 - d.2 May 1809) 2nd Wife of Rev. William Avent. Daughter of George and Temperance Hicks. Broughton, p. 8.

      Avent, Mary (b. - d.) Wife of John Avent. Mother of Rev. William Avent.

      Avent, Silva (Drake) (b.27 Oct 1782 - d.3 Feb 1805) 1st Wife of Rev. William Avent. Daughter of William and Sallie Drake. Broughton, p. 8.

      Avent, William, Rev. (b.8 Aug 1775 - d.15 Dec 1841) Son of John & Mary Avent. Husband of Silva (Drake) Avent & Martha Hill (Hicks Avent and Esther Watts (Clegg) Avent. Tombstone is in vestibule of Buckhorn UMC, Corinth, NC. Has graffiti on it by a self-described "Yankee Soldier". Broughton, p. 8.