Forrester Alvis

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

The Life 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
1743–1805
Mary Anne Carr
1752–1862
Marriage: 1779
Woodford Alvis
1778–1830
Marinda Alvis
1786–1840
Joshua Alvis
1787–1854
James W. Alvis
1782–1829
Barbara Alvis
1784–1884
Zephaniah Alvis
1788–1840
Maury Alvis
1790–

Spouse and Children

    Male1743–1805Male

    Mary Anne Carr

    Female1752–1862Female

MARRIAGE
1779
Henrico, Virginia, United States
children

(7)

    Woodford Alvis

    Male1778–1830Male

    James W. Alvis

    Male1782–1829Male

    Female1784–1884Female

    Female1786–1840Female

    Joshua Alvis

    Male1787–1854Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

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.
1775

Age 32

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Alvin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Forest Alvis in entry for John Vickers and Marinda Alvis, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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