Annie Merle Harris

Annie Merle Harris

Female 1902 - 1940  (38 years)

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  • Name Annie Merle Harris 
    Born 12 Sep 1902  Macon Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Nov 1940  Bibb Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3868  avefamily
    Last Modified 12 May 2010 

    Father George Lee Harris,   b. 16 Jul 1870,   d. 8 Feb 1918, Bullock Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Annie Eliza Johnson,   b. 26 Nov 1871/1872, Macon Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1959, Bibb Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1890  Macon Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Lloyd Avent,   b. 19 Jul 1896, Bibb Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1943, Bibb Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 24 May 1928  Houston Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 May 2010 
    Family ID F1135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Macon County Citizen-Montezuma Georgian Nov.21,1940


      MRS. AVANT DIES AT MACON HOME -

      Funeral services for Mrs. W. L. Avant, 38, former native of Oglethorpe who died in Macon Sunday with burial in the Oglethorpe Cemetery Sunday afternoon.
      Formerly Miss Anna Merle Harris, Mrs. Avent was the daughter of the late George L. Harris and Mrs. Annie Johnson Harris.
      Mrs. Avent was born in Oglethorpe Sept. 12, 1902. She had resided in Macon for the past 25 years.
      Funeral services in the chapel of Burghard-Connally, with Dr. George Stoves, pastor of the Mulberry Street Methodist Church, officiating. The cortege left immediately after the services for Oglethorpe, where a graveside service was held.
      Mrs. Avent is survived by her husband, W. L. Avent; two daughters, Anne and Jane; two sisters, Mrs. W. F. Thompson of Macon, and Mrs. E. C. Wilder of Thomasville; two nieces, Mrs. C. D. Smith of Moultrie and Mrs. Charles H. Simpson of Cedartown; two nephews, Fredrick Thompson, Jr. of Macon and Joseph Russell Harris of Montgomery, Alabama.
      [Note: Annie Merle Harris, wife of Lloyd Avant - Born September 12, 1901 - Died November 16, 1940 is buried in Oglethorpe Cemetery beside George L. Harris [7-16-1868 - 2-8-1918]
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      In 1920 she and her mother are living in the household of sister Vivian:

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Annie M Harris
      Home in 1920: Macon Ward 3, Bibb, Georgia
      Age: 18
      Estimated birth year: abt 1902
      Birthplace: Georgia
      Relation to Head of House: Sister-in-law
      Father's Birth Place: Georgia
      Mother's Birth Place: Georgia
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Sex: Female
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes

      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Fred W Thompson 30
      Vivian H Thompson 28
      Helen E Thompson 8
      Mignon Thompson 7
      Fred W Thompson 0/12
      Annie E Harris 47
      Annie M Harris 18
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      OGLETHORPE CITY CEMETERY
      Macon County, GA

      Located on the east side of State Highway 49, about 1 mile south of the traffic light in downtown Oglethorpe, Georgia.

      Annie Merle Harris, wife of Lloyd Avant
      12 September 1901 16 November 1940

      George L. Harris
      16 July 1868 8 February 1918

      J. Russell Harris
      2 October 1893 13 May 1928

      Annie J. Harris
      26 November 1871 16 August 1959