Avis PETERS

1715–1766 (Age 51)
North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Avis

Avis PETERS was born in 1715, in North Carolina, British Colonial America. She married John MOYE III in 1734, in Prince William, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in 1766, in Woodstock, Beaufort, North Carolina, British Colonial America, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

John MOYE III
1685–1750
Avis PETERS
1715–1766
Marriage: 1734
Jane Moye
1736–1836
John Moye IV
1738–1812
Anna Moye
1742–1806
Mary Moye
1745–1793

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1734
Prince William, Virginia, British Colonial America
children

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World Events (2)

1718

Age 3

North Carolina is the location of Cape Hatteras, sometimes called the Graveyard of the Atlantic- many shipwrecks have occurred nearby.
1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony

Age 14

July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .2 Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Gaelic Mac Pheadair ‘son of Peter ’.3 Americanized form of cognate surnames in other languages, for example Dutch and North German Pieters.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Avis Peters - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Avis Peters

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