James Avera

1765–1812 (Age 47)
Johnston, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James

When James Avera was born in 1765, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Averet, was 24 and his mother, Ann House, was 24. He married Sarah Powell on 23 December 1786, in Bertie, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1812, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 47.

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James Avera
Sarah Powell
Marriage: 23 December 1786
Emila Millie Avera
James Avera Jr
Elizabeth Avera
David Avera
William Avera
Sarah Avera
Tempa Lovinia Avery

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World Events (8)

Age 11
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 11
North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 16
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

(1997: 544;2007: 940; 2010: 1601)Altered form of English Avery .History: Richard Avery, from Fillongley, Warwickshire, is recorded in Surry, VA, in 1672. The surname was changed to Avera in the following generation and later also to Avara. A Jacob Avera is recorded in Johnson County, NC in 1764.

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

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  • James Averet, "North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868"

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