Captain Aaron Levi Deviney Jr

16 April 1747–16 March 1842 (Age 94)
Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Aaron Levi

When Captain Aaron Levi Deviney Jr was born on 16 April 1747, in Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Aaron William Deveny Sr., was 37 and his mother, Margaret Huerde Stuart, was 31. He married Sarah Brackett Black about 1769, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He registered for military service in 1779. He died on 16 March 1842, in Duncans Creek, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Diviney Cemetery On Brier Creek, Duncans Creek, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain Aaron Levi Deviney Jr
Sarah Brackett Black
Marriage: about 1769
Robert Black Deviney
Margaret Ann Deviney
Ann Deveny
Aaron Devenny
Jane Deviney
Rachel Deviney
Mary Deveny
Sarah Deveny
Elizabeth Ann Deviney
Sarah Black Deveney
Susannah Grayson Deveny
Aaron Deveny

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1769York, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (6)

    Age 29
    North Carolina is the 12th state.
    Age 29
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 52
    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Devaney . This form of the surname is now rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Aaron Levi Deveny 1747-1842

    Birth: Apr. 16, 1747 York County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Mar. 16, 1842 North Carolina, USA Married Sarah Black, dau of Robert Black, a planter in York Co.PA Robert Black's will, proven at York Co. …

    Sources (6)

    • Aaron Devany in entry for John McFarland and Mary Devany, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Legacy NFS Source: Aaron Levi Deveny Jr. - Published information: birth-name: Aaron Levi Deviney II
    • Deveny, "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783"

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