Avis Crockett

Brief Life History of Avis

When Avis Crockett was born on 30 June 1803, in Thomaston, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Benjamin Andrew Crockett, was 32 and her mother, Eunice Alins Crockett, was 28. She married William Bartlett on 31 December 1826, in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1831, in Maine, United States, at the age of 28.

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William Bartlett
Avis Crockett
Marriage: 31 December 1826
Benjamin Crockett Bartlett
Avis Bartlett

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  • Birth
  • Avice Crockett, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

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World Events (8)


Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

1804 · Whitehead Light

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.


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

Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire) and Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Anglo-Norman French croket ‘ornamental curl or roll of hair’ (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque ‘curl, hook’).

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

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