St Hilary, Cornwall, England

The Life of Avis

Avis was born in 1711, in St Hilary, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. She married Anthony Teague in 1728, in St Hilary, Cornwall, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Anthony Teague
Marriage: 1728
Richard Teague
Anthony Teague

Spouse and Children

St Hilary, Cornwall, England


World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 90

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 97

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 104

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

From a Norman French form of the ancient Germanic name Aveza, derived from a short form of one or more compound names containing the first element av (as in Ava ; the meaning is uncertain). The correspondence in form to the Latin word avis ‘bird’ is coincidental.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Avis in entry for Richard Teague, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Avis in entry for Richard Teague, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Aves in entry for Anthony Teague, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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