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Thomas Hamlet Averett
Birth: Jul. 10, 1800
Halifax
Halifax County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 1855
Halifax
Halifax County
Virginia, USA

US Congressman. He served as a drummer boy in the War of 1812, and later studied medicine, graduating from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He established a medical practice in Halifax and surrounding counties in Virginia and served in the Virginia State Senate. Defeated in his first attempt at a run for Congress in 1846, he was successful two years later, and served as a Democrat from Virginia for two terms, from 1849 to 1853. After being defeated for renomination in 1852, he returned to his medical practice in Halifax County. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
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 Children:
  Thomas Hamlet Averett (1824 - 1826)*
  Jesse Wootton Averett (1826 - 1826)*
  Martha Bedford Averett (1836 - 1840)*
  Harriett Maria Averett (1841 - 1846)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Averett Family Cemetery
Halifax
Halifax County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Dec 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45667768
Thomas Hamlet Averett
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