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Caleb Avant
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Birth: 1700
Departement du Val-d'Oise
Īle-de-France, France
Death: 1743
South Carolina, USA

Estimated death year.

Parents:
Francis Avant, Sr. 1670-1724
Mary Avant b. about 1670

Children:
Joshua Avant Sr. 1721-1789
Agnes Avant Kirton 1727-(baptized Sept. 3, 1727)
Johnathan Avant 1733-1804

Spouse:
Mary Lewis 1705-1755

Siblings:
John Avant, Sr. 1690
Francis Avant, Jr. 1706
Benjamin Avant, Sr. 1708

Caleb Avant is believed to be born in France & left that country as a Huguenot refugee. He listed as living in Georgetown County, South Carolina & was a charter member of Old Prince Fredrick of Winyah Parish & according to church vestry was registered & assigned pew number 14 about 1742. He may be buried there in an unmarked grave. This info gleaned from Parish Vestry records of this church. Baptism records for his family are listed there also. The majority of church members were rice planters.

Bio by Keith Edwards (descendant)
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lewis-Avant Lewis (1705 - 1755)*
 
 Children:
  Joshua Avant (1721 - 1789)*
  Agnes Avant Kirton (1727 - 1789)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
No marker has ever been found.
 
Note: He may have had a wood marker now gone.
 
Burial:
Black River Church Cemetery
Georgetown County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Keith Edwards
Record added: Dec 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81740112
Caleb Avant
Added by: Keith Edwards
 
Caleb Avant
Added by: Keith Edwards
 
Caleb Avant
Added by: Keith Edwards
 
 
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My 7th g-grandfather thru Agnes Avant who married William Macajah Williams.Rest in peace.
- Bonnie Gay
 Added: Oct. 16, 2016
My 6th Great-grandfather through Joshua, Sr. and Abraham Avant
- Bill Fort
 Added: Sep. 27, 2016
My 5th great grandfather through Agnes Avant Kirton. Rest in Peace.
- Jan
 Added: Jun. 21, 2016
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