William Alfred Avent

William Alfred Avent

Male 1854 - 1945  (91 years)

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  • Name William Alfred Avent 
    Born 30 Aug 1854  Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Sep 1945  Durham, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Buckhorn UMC, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0281  avefamily
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2008 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary Ann Elizabeth Buchanan,   b. 27 Feb 1832, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1909, Harnett County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1853  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F052  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann Cotten,   b. 11 Nov 1856, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1900, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1875  Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Cora Adeline Avent,   b. 12 Apr 1875, Buckhorn Twp., Harnett Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1955  (Age 80 years)
    +2. Edward White Avent,   b. 3 Jul 1879, Buckhorn, Harnett Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1943, Morrisville, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +3. Annie Georgia Avent,   b. 2 Oct 1880, Buckhorn Twp., Harnett Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1945  (Age 65 years)
    +4. Early Henry Avent,   b. 9 Dec 1882,   d. 22 Oct 1918, Durham, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +5. Eula C. Avent,   b. 1885, Buckhorn Twp., Harnett Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 46 years)
    +6. Henry Lee Avent,   b. 7 Feb 1890, Buies Creek, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1971  (Age 81 years)
    +7. Iola Cotton Avent,   b. 10 Jan 1895, Buckhorn Twp., Harnett Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1920, Wake Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +8. Jessie Esther Avent,   b. 9 Jul 1895,   d. 19 Aug 1988, Linden, Cumberland Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F076  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Fannie King Hurst,   b. 1858, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905, Chatham Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Last Modified 25 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Lona Jackson Upchurch,   b. 26 Nov 1874, Neill's Creek Township, Harnett Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1963, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married ABT. 1907  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bettie Avent,   b. 16 Jul 1908
    +2. Dallas Gaston Avent
     3. Ruby Wilson Avent,   b. 17 Apr 1912
     4. Rose Lillian Avent
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Avent, William Alfred and brothers.
    Avent, William Alfred and brothers.
    Shown are William A. Avent (right) and his 3 brothers, James Wesley Avent, Nathaniel Gaston Avent and Leonidas Hilary Avent (not sure which is which), and their wives.
    Avent, William Alfred (1854-1945).
    Avent, William Alfred (1854-1945).
    (l-r) William A. Avent, daughter Cora Avent Ferrell with her granddaughter Mary Daves, Rose L. Avent. Probably taken around 1926.
    Avent, William Alfred (1854-1945)
    Avent, William Alfred (1854-1945)
    William A. Avent, 2nd from left (back row), son Edward White Avent, to his left, others unidentified. Probably taken around 1915.
    Avent, William A. of NC (1854-1945): Death Certificate
    Avent, William A. of NC (1854-1945): Death Certificate

    Headstones
    Avent, William A. (1854-1945) of Chatham Co., NC
    Avent, William A. (1854-1945) of Chatham Co., NC

  • Notes 
    • 1860 Chatham Co. NC census shows:

      Henry Aven 30 Farmer
      Mary 28
      Wm 6
      Jas 5
      Leonidas 3
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      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: William A Avent
      Home in 1900: Durham, Durham, North Carolina
      Age: 45
      Estimated birth year: abt 1855
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Relationship to head-of-house: Head
      Race: White

      Household Members:
      Name Age
      William A Avent 45
      Early H Avent 17
      Eula W Avent 13
      Henry L Avent 10
      Iola C Avent 7
      Jessie E Avent 4
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      Buried at Buckhorn UMC, Chatham Co., NC.

      gravestone:
      Avent William A. August 30, 1854 September 16, 1945

      Mary Ann Cotten's grave:
      Avent Mary A. E. November 7, 1866 March 14, 1900 w/o W.A. Avent