Georgia) Family Group Sheet for Benjamin AVERETT  Family

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Submitted by:  Geneva A. Cunningham
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Husband: Benjamin F. AVERETT
Birthdate: abt. 1812
Birthplace:
Death date: bef. 1850 Census
Place of death: Twiggs Co., GA
Father:
Mother:

Marriage date:
Marriage place:

Wife: Mary unknown
Birthdate: 15 Oct 1817
Birthplace: Georgia
Death date: 6 Apr 1890
Place of death: Hamilton Co., FL. Bur. Sasser's Landing Cemetery with last name spelled AVRIETT
Father:
Mother:

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: James E. AVERETT
Sex: Male
Birthdate: Jun 1834
Birthplace: Twiggs Co., GA
Death date: 1920
Place of death: Hamilton Co., FL Bur. Sasser's Landing Cemetery with last name spelled AVRIETT
Marriage date: 1856
Marriage place: Hamilton Co., FL
Spouse's name: Elizabeth L. STEPHENS b. 17 Aug 1839 d. 6 Apr 1881

Child No. 2: Henry A. AVERETT
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 7 Jun 1836
Birthplace: Twiggs Co., GA
Death date: 22 Feb 1913
Place of death: Hamilton Co., FL. Bur. Jennings Bluff Ceme., last name spelled AVRIETT
Marriage date: 1859
Marriage place: Hamilton Co., FL
Spouse's name: Dorsa Elizabeth JENNINGS. b. 15 Feb 1852. d. 18 Sep 1882

Child No. 3: Jeremiah Eugene AVERETT
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 16 Jun 1838
Birthplace: Twiggs Co., GA
Death date: 15 Sep 1910
Place of death: Hamilton Co., FL. Bur. Oak Grove Cemetery
Marriage date: 24 Jan 1867
Marriage place: Stewart Co., GA
Spouse's name: Mary L. BOWERS b. 7 Apr 1845 d. 27 May 1924

Child No. 4: Martha AVERETT
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 1842
Birthplace: Twiggs Co., GA
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Deas?

Child No. 5: Mathew AVERETT
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 1844
Birthplace: Twiggs Co., GA
Death date: bef. 1860
Place of death:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:

Child No. 6: Mary AVERETT
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 1846
Birthplace: Twiggs Co., GA
Death date:
Place of death:
Marriage date: 1860
Marriage place: Hamilton Co., FL
Spouse's name: H. M. HORN

Child No. 7: Benjamin F. AVERETT, Jr.
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 1848
Birthplace: Twiggs Co., GA
Death date: 3 Jul 1895
Place of death: Hamilton Co., FL
Marriage date: 1880
Marriage place: Hamilton Co., FL
Spouse's name: Mary E. DORMAN b. 1845

NOTES/SOURCES:
Benjamin Averet was hh in 1840 Twiggs Co., GA Census.
Mary AVERETT was a widow in 1850 Twiggs Co., GA Census.
By 1860 Mary was in Hamilton Co., FL shown as Mary EVERETT in Census records and
also shown as EVERETT in 1870 Hamilton Co., FL Census.
1880, 1900, 1910 Hamilton Co., FL Census records.
Online marriage records,
"Cemeteries of Hamilton County, Florida" compiled by Winnie Smith Hodges,
online Florida Confederate Pension records.
Henry AVERETT enlisted 14 Mar 1862 in Co., F., 5th Florida Infantry Regiment.
James E.AVERETT enlisted 3 May 1862 in Co., F, 5th FL Infantry Regiment.
He was wounded at North River, VA 28 Jan 1865. He was described in Civil War
Pension records as 5" tall, grey eyes, dark hair and fair complexion.
Jeremiah E. AVERETT enlisted 3 May 1862 in Co F, 5th FL Infantry Regiment.
Benjamin F. AVERETT, Jr. enlisted on 31 May 1864 1st Regiment Infantry Reserve.
At some point, the spelling of the last name changed from AVERETT to AVRIETT.
I was not able to view all of the FL CSA Pension papers online, and feel there is more information
to be gathered from this source. Persona research by me and submitted to the GA FGS Project 11 May 2006.