Benjamin Franklin Avent

Benjamin Franklin Avent

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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Avent 
    Born 29 Mar 1851  San Antonio, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1896 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bexar Cemetery, Bexar Co., TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2370  avefamily
    Last Modified 4 May 2009 

    Father Francis Marion Avent,   b. 3 Jul 1823, Oglethorpe Co, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1902, San Antonio, Bexar, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Harriet Humphries,   b. 23 Jan 1828, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1897, Old Somerset, Atascosa, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1845  Lafayette, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F596  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Larkin Wheat,   b. 1858,   d. 1936  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1874 
    Children 
     1. Rosa Avent,   b. 1875, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lillie Avent,   b. 1877, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Etta Avent,   b. 1879, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. George Arthur Avent,   b. 1881, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Benjamin Avent,   b. 1884, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lula Avent,   b. 1885, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ira Avent,   b. 1889, TX Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 May 2009 
    Family ID F712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Avent, Benjamin Franklin
    Avent, Benjamin Franklin
    Photo courtesy of Sara Avant-Stanley.

  • Notes 
    • Family Data Collection - Individual Records
      Name: Benjamin Franklin Avent
      Spouse: Emily Larkin Wheat
      Parents: Francis Marion Avent , Harriet Humphries
      Birth Place: Bxr, San Antonio, TX
      Birth Date: 29 Mar 1851
      Marriage Place: Somersetshire, Atacosta, TX
      Marriage Date: 1874
      Death Date: 1896
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      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benj. F. Avent
      Home in 1880: Bexar, Texas
      Age: 29
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
      Birthplace: Mississippi
      Relation to head-of-household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's name: Emily
      Father's birthplace: Georgia
      Mother's birthplace: Alabama
      Occupation: Farmer
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
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      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Benj. F. Avent 29
      Emily Avent 23
      Rosa Avent 5
      Lillie Avent 3
      Etta Avent 1

      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Emily L Avant
      Home in 1900: Justice Precinct 5, Bexar, Texas
      Age: 42
      Birth Date: Jan 1858
      Birthplace: Texas
      Race: White
      Ethnicity: American
      Gender: Female
      Relationship to head-of-house: Head
      Father's Birthplace: Kansas
      Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
      Mother: number of living children: 7
      Mother: How many children: 7
      Marital Status: Widowed
      Residence : Justice Precinct 5 (South & East of R.R.), Bexar, Texas
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Emily L Avant 42
      Rosa Avant 25
      Arthur Avant 19
      Bennie Avant 16
      Lula Avant 15
      Ira Avant 11