Lavenia Moore McPheeters

30 December 1809–13 February 1885 (Age 75)
Greenville, Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Lavenia Moore

When Lavenia Moore McPheeters was born on 30 December 1809, in Greenville, Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Reverand William McPheeters IV, was 21 and her mother, Lavenia Moore, was 21. She married Jesse Brown on 31 October 1835, in Wake, North Carolina, United States. She died on 13 February 1885, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in City Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States.

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Jesse Brown
Lavenia Moore McPheeters
Marriage: 31 October 1835

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31 October 1835
Wake, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 3

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Pheadair, a patronymic from a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) Peter ’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lavinia M McPheeby, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Lavinia M McPheeley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Lavinia M McPheeters, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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