Roseleen Moyler Avent

Brief Life History of Roseleen Moyler

When Roseleen Moyler Avent was born on 25 June 1915, in Virginia, United States, her father, Vernon Thomas Avent, was 31 and her mother, Gracie M. Grizzard, was 26. She married Russell Davis Pollard on 7 January 1937, in Courtland, Southampton, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Belfield District, Greensville, Virginia, United States in 1940 and Emporia, Virginia, United States in 2001. She died on 9 March 2003, at the age of 87, and was buried in Emporia Cemetery, Emporia, Greensville, Virginia, United States.

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Russell Davis Pollard
Roseleen Moyler Avent
Marriage: 7 January 1937
Betty Jane Pollard
Larry Wayne Pollard

Sources (15)

  • Rosie L Pollard in household of Russell Pollard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roseleen Avent, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Roseleen Avent Pollard, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a shortened form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name or nickname Avenant, Avaunt agreeable, handsome’.

History: Isham Avent is recorded in the Carolinas in the 1760s. His father was Colonel Thomas Avent from England.

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

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