Avis (Edith)

about 1632–2 February 1684
All Cannings, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Avis

Avis (Edith) was born about 1632, in All Cannings, Wiltshire, England. She married John Neate about 1660. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Neate
1628–1708
Avis (Edith)
1632–1684
Marriage: about 1660
Thomas Neate
1665–
Jeremiah Neat
1672–
Solomon Neate
1675–
William Neat
1688–1728
Arvis Neat
1689–
Lucy Neat
1692–
George Neat
1693–1701
George Neate
1693–1701
Elizabeth Neat
1695–1731
Mary Neat
1696–
Jane Neat
1700–
George Neat
1701–
Jonathan Neat
1703–
Sarah Neat
1705–1705

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1660
children

(14)

    Thomas Neate

    Male1665–Male

    Jeremiah Neat

    Male1672–Male

    Solomon Neate

    Male1675–Male

    Male1688–1728Male

    Arvis Neat

    Female1689–Female

+9 More Children

World Events (1)

1642 · The English Civil War

Age 10

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

Name Meaning

Formerly Eadith, from Anglo-Saxon "eadig," happy or rich. Edee is a female name from Edith.

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Sources (3)

  • Edith in entry for Thomas Neet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edith in entry for John Neet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Avis in entry for Thomas Neate, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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