Martha Helen "Helen" Avant

Female 1845 - 1908  (63 years)


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  • Name Martha Helen "Helen" Avant 
    Born 26 Jan 1845  (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Martha Helen Byars Potter  [2
    Died 8 Jun 1908  [2
    Buried Smithville Town Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I4201  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 19 May 2016 

    Father William C. "Willie" Avant,   b. 28 Oct 1823, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1904, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Nancy "Nannie" Williams,   b. 27 Jul 1823, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1903, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1840  (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1639  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Carroll Potter,   b. 30 Nov 1839, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1901, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1869  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Alvin Edward "Eddy" Potter,   b. 15 Mar 1871, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1930, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Nettie Potter,   b. 3 Aug 1872, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1904, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     3. Eula Potter,   b. 30 Apr 1874, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1947, Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. William B. Potter, Sr.,   b. 5 Dec 1876, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1923, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     5. Charles J. "Charlie" Potter,   b. 16 Oct 1879, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1910, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     6. Vera P. Potter,   b. 2 Dec 1881, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Nancy L. "Nannie" Potter,   b. 20 Apr 1883, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Herbert J. Potter,   b. 25 Dec 1886, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Clarence Carlyle Potter,   b. 6 Jun 1887, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Lee Norman Potter,   b. 13 Jul 1889, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1892, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2022 
    Family ID F1638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1845 - (DeKalb County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1869 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Smithville Town Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4690] 1870 DeKalb Co.,TN Census, Transcribed & Indexed from a Microfilm Copy of the, p. 139 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S9395] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60744481, accessed May 19, 2016 by David A. Hennessee.

    3. [S102] "DeKalb County Cemeteries",by Thomas G. Webb,DeKalb County Historian,Audrey D., p. 305.

    4. [S809] 1900 DeKalb Co.,TN Census, Transcribed & Indexed from a Microfilm Copy of the, p. 213 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S7808] "DeKalb Co.,TN Marriage Book", compiled by Jorene Washer Parsley, Route 5,, p. 58 (Reliability: 3).