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Dorothea Real Mavity

  • Birth 1775 Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 1840 Ripley County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Rexville, Ripley County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 64019554

The last of at least six children born to Michael and Anna Elizabeth Rhaale (aka Real) from Palatinate, Germany, Dorothea married John Mavity on 25 Jun 1795 in Franklin Co VA.

The first four children were born in Franklin Co VA. In 1803, Dorothea's husband was a minister for Montgomery Co KY. Thre children were born to them during their time in that county. By 1810, they had moved to Shelby Co KY, where at least the last two of their children were born.

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

New information indicates Dorothea and husband John 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.

Dorothea is my 4th Gr-Grandmother.

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  • Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
  • Added: 10 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64019554
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothea Real Mavity (1775–1840), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64019554, citing Mavity Family Burying Ground, Rexville, Ripley County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie's Daughter (contributor 47137929) .