22 February 2009

Minnie Lewis Avant Hammock

Minnie Lewis Avant was born 7 April 1876 in Georgia to James Russell Avant (1847-1919) and Mary E. Harry (1845-1912). She married James Francis Peavy Hammock 29 June 1910 at Liberty Chapel in Bibb County, Georgia. James was born 6 February 1877 in Byron, Georgia to William Warren Peavy and Scynthia A. Hammock. He died 18 January 1960.

Minnie and James had a daughter, Sara. She was born 24 May 1911 in Georgia and died 17 March 2003.

Minnie and her family can be found living in Bibb County, Georgia during the years of 1880 and 1900. They were found in Houston County, Georgia during the years of 1912, 1920, 1930, and 1959. They were living on Dunbar Road in 1920.

Minnie died 20 December 1959 in Bibb County, Georgia. She, her husband James, and her daughter Sara were all buried at Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery in Bibb County, Georgia.

Minnie was my second cousin, two times removed in law. May she rest in peace.

Sources Include:
- Obituaries
- Newspaper Articles
- US Federal Census Records
- Tombstone Inscriptions
- Georgia Death Records: This database is an index of more than 2.7 million deaths recorded by the State of Georgia, USA.
- History of Peach County, Georgia

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