Elisha Averett

12 December 1810–22 October 1890 (Age 79)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Elisha

When Elisha Averett was born on 12 December 1810, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Averett Sr., was 30 and his mother, Jennette Hamilton Gill, was 24. He married Dorcas Willis on 15 January 1838, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ward 3 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870 and Panguitch, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 22 October 1890, in Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Glendale City Cemetery, Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Averett
1810–1890
Sarah Jane Witt
1831–1875
Marriage: 19 January 1846
Dorcus Averett
1846–1907
Elisha Averett Jr.
1848–1912
Sarah Jane Averett
1849–1893
Kizzie Ann Averett
1852–1924
John Harvey Averett
1854–1917
Elijah Averett
1856–1868
Eliza Averett
1856–1868
George Averett
1859–1939
Emily Losana Averett
1859–
William Averett
1860–
Robert Wesley Averett
1861–1936
James Lafayette Averett Sr
1863–1943
Lucy Lavinia Averett
1866–1931
Jeanette Eliza Averett
1868–1946
Byron Averett
1871–1954
David Averett
1875–1876

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1827
    Age 17
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 22
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of English Everett or Avery .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Averitt
    Everett
    Averette

    Story Highlight

    Ancestors in the War By Leslee Hillier Written in 2006

    King Phillip’s War 1675-1678 King Phillip became chief of the Wampanoag Indians in 1662. He saw increasing amounts of land taken by the settles for his people. He became more concerned that the lan …

    Sources (65)

    • Elisha Averett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elisha Averett, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Eliga Everett in entry for Lizza Ann Rose, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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