Lavenia Moore McPheeters

Female30 December 1809–13 February 1885

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

Jesse Brown
Lavenia Moore McPheeters
Marriage: 31 October 1835

Sources (8)

  • Levina M Brown in household of Jesse Brown, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lavinia M McPheeby, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Lavina McPheeters Brown, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1835Wake, North Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    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 Pheadair ‘son of Peter’, with excrescent -s. Compare McFetridge .

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

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