Lavinia Warren

1798–4 September 1879 (Age 81)
Caswell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lavinia

When Lavinia Warren was born in 1798, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Larkin Warren, was 29 and her mother, Eunice Foley, was 23. She married William Green Miles on 29 September 1818, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 4 September 1879, in Gordonsville, Logan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States.

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William Green Miles
Lavinia Warren
Marriage: 29 September 1818
Bedford W Miles
James Y Miles
Margaret A Miles
Parmilia Miles
John L Miles
Elizabeth Jane Miles
William Green Miles
Mary Elizabeth Miles

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29 September 1818
Caswell, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 1

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 22

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from La Varrenne in Seine-Maritime, France, named with a Gaulish element probably descriptive of alluvial land or sandy soil.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a game park, or an occupational name for someone employed in one, from Anglo-Norman French warrene or Middle English wareine ‘warren’, ‘piece of land for breeding game’.3 Irish: adopted as an Englsih form of Gaelic Ó Murnáin ( see Murnane , Warner ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lavinia Miles in household of William G Miles, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lavinia Miles in household of William Miles, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nancy Warren? in entry for William Miles, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"

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