Forrester Alvis

1743–1805 (Age 62)
St. Paul's Parish, Hanover, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Forrester

When Forrester Alvis was born in 1743, in St. Paul's Parish, Hanover, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, David Alvis, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Stanley, was 25. He married Mary Anne Carr in 1779, in Henrico, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1816. He died in 1805, in Hanover, Hanover, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Forrester Alvis
Mary Anne Carr
Marriage: 1779
Woodford Alvis
Marinda Alvis
Joshua Alvis
James W. Alvis
Barbara Alvis
Zephaniah Alvis
Maury Alvis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1779Henrico, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1758 · Mount Vernon
    Age 15
    Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
    Age 32
    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
    Age 33
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Alvey , with excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Forest Alois or Alvis in entry for John Vickers, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • Family Data Collection - Births
    • Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890

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