John J. Avent

John J. Avent

Male 1830 -

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  • Name John J. Avent 
    Born 1830 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I1579  avefamily
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2008 

    Father John Avent,   b. ABT. 1795, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BEF. 1860, Choctaw Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Mary Burt,   b. 1795, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. AFT. 1860, Choctaw Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1815  Putnam Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Title: Putnam County, Georgia Marriage Records: 1808-1850
      Abbrev: Putnam County, GA Marriages
      Publication: Francis T. Ingmire, St. Louis, Missouri, 1985
    Family ID F465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca Unknown 
    Children 
     1. Henry Avent,   b. 1849, Choctaw Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Caroline Avent,   b. 1851, Choctaw Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William A. Avent,   b. 1852, Choctaw Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Joseph Alonzo Avent,   b. 1855, Choctaw Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Salena F. Avent,   b. 1856, Choctaw Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mursey T. Avent,   b. 1859, Choctaw Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Adaline Avent,   b. 1861, MS Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. James Avent,   b. 1865, MS Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. Clinton Avent,   b. 1868, MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. bet. 1900 and 1910, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2008 
    Family ID F690  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • On 1850 Choctaw Co census age 20, wife Susan, age 19 and son Henry, age 1. On 1860 Choctaw Co. census, Susan has apparently died and John remarried (unless Susan and Rebecca are the same person. Could be-the ages match.). It shows John J. Avant, 30, wife Rebecca, 29, son Henry is now 10 and there are more children:
      Caroline, 9
      William A., 8
      Joseph A., 5
      Salena F., 4
      Mursey T., 1

      1860 MS census, Choctaw Co.:

      J.J. Avant, 30, b. GA
      Rebecca, 29. b. GA
      Henry I., 10
      Caroline, 9
      William A., 8
      Joseph A., 5
      Salena F., 4
      Mursey T., 1

      On 1870 Panola Co., MS, census we have:

      Avent, John, 39
      Rebecca, 35
      Carrie, 18 ("Caroline" in 1860 census)
      William, 17 ("William A." in 1860)
      Alonzo, 15 ("Joseph A." in 1860)
      Murzy, 11
      Adeline, 9
      James, 5
      Clinton, 2


      may or may not be the same man:

      U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
      Name: John Avant
      Side: Confederate
      Regiment State/Origin: Mississippi
      Regiment Name: 3 Mississippi Infantry (State Troops)
      Regiment Name Expanded: 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (State Troops)
      COMPANY: K
      Rank In: Private
      Rank In Expanded: Private
      Rank Out: Private
      Rank Out Expanded: Private
      Film Number: M232 roll 2