Averilla Garnett

Brief Life History of Averilla

When Averilla Garnett was born about 1768, in Culpeper, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Robert Robin Garnett, was 33 and her mother, Lucy Towles, was 40. She married William Payne on 8 January 1793, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She died in January 1844, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Greenbrier, Williamson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Payne
Averilla Garnett
Marriage: 8 January 1793
Frances "Fannie" Payne
Benjamin Franklin Payne
Burges Hall Payne
John Payne
Robert Garnett Payne
Maria Payne
William Garnett Payne
Lucy Garnett Payne
Oliver Garnett Payne
Henry Thomas Payne
James Madison Payne
Stokley T Payne

Sources (9)

  • Avee Garnett, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Averilla Garnett Payne, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Avee Garnett, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

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Name Meaning

English (Lancashire, Westmorland, and Yorkshire): from a shortened form of the Old French personal name G(u)erinot, a diminutive of G(u)erin, a Central or Parisian Old French form of Werin or Warin (see Warren ). The development to Garnett is from the common late Middle English lowering of e to a before r + consonant.

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

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