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528    AVENT, JOHN [S57.1]

      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.

      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.

  1. 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.
  2. Avent, John   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Husband of Mary Avent. Father of Rev. William Avent.
  3. 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.
  4. Avent, Mary   (b. Unknown - d. Unknown)
      • Wife of John Avent. Mother of Rev. William Avent.
  5. 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.
  6. Avent, William, Rev.   (b. 8 Aug 1775 - d. 15 Dec 1841)
      • Son of John and Mary Avent. Husband of Silva (Drake) Avent and Martha Hill (Hicks Avent and Esther Watts (Clegg) Avent. "Yankee Soldier". Broughton, p. 8.

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