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Rev John Mavity
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1776
Franklin County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1826
Ripley County
Indiana, USA

The first of ten children born to William and Mary (Jones) Mavity of Franklin Co VA and late of New Marion, Ripley Co IN, John married Dorothea Real [aka Reel] on 25 Jun 1795 in Franklin Co VA, the daughter of Michael and Anna Elizabeth Real of Germany and Franklin Co VA.

Virginia Marriage Bonds 1786-1858, Franklin Co Pg 153:
"Mavity, John and Dorotha Reel, June 25, 1795. 65."

By 1803 John and Dorothea and four children had migrated to Montgomery Co KY, where in that year John became a Methodist minister. Five more children were born to them.

By 1826 they lived on a farm near Rexville in Ripley Co IN. There, John died in October of that year.

Children with Dorothea:
1) Michael Mavity (1796-1855), m: Sarah Shively.
2) Mary "Polly" Mavity, m: James McCormick.
3) Anna Mavity (1799-1878), m: Rev Jacob Banta Shively.
4) John Wesley Mavity (1802-1847), m: Sarah Thomas.
5) Reverend William Fletcher Mavity (1804-aft 1870), m: Marie Antoinette Raisond.
6) Reverend Jesse Mavity (1806-1840), m: Sarah Tilford.
7) James Mavity (1808-1872), m: Kesiah Evans.
8) Reverend Henry Real Mavity (1810-1901), m1: Susannah Ryan Penn, m2: Ann Clark.
9) Eliza Mavity (1813-1904), m: Pascal Vawter.

New information indicates John and wife Dorothea are buried in the Mavity family graveyard located on farmland once belonging to John's father William. This land is located off Old Michigan Rd, near Rexville in Ripley Co IN.

John is my 4th Gr-Grandfather.
Family links: 
  William Mavity (1747 - 1832)
  Mary Jones Mavity (1755 - 1825)
  Dorothea Real Mavity (1775 - 1840)*
  Michael Mavity (1796 - 1855)*
  Anna Mavity Shively (1799 - 1876)*
  John Wesley Mavity (1802 - 1847)*
  James Mavity (1808 - 1872)*
  Henry R. Mavity (1810 - 1901)*
  Eliza Mavity Vawter (1812 - 1904)*
  John Mavity (1776 - 1826)
  William Mavity (1780 - 1834)*
  Mary Mavity Beckett (1782 - 1836)*
  Margaret Mavity (1786 - 1832)*
  Jesse Mavity (1791 - 1865)*
*Calculated relationship
Mavity Family Burying Ground
Ripley County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
Record added: Jan 10, 2011
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