Joseph Avis

Joseph L. Avis (abt. 1821 - 1882)

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Joseph L. Avis
Born about in Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married Apr 1859 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Michiganmap
Profile last modified 3 May 2014 | Created 31 Aug 2011
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Conway, Livingston Co., Michigan, "United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 02 May 2014), Joseph Avis, Conway, Livingston, Michigan, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,"; p. 120, household ID 900, NARA microfilm publication M653; FHL microfilm 803552.


Livingston Co., Michigan, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 02 May 2014), Joseph L Avis and Lucy Hoyt, 10 Nov 1859; citing p. 282, Livingston, Michigan; FHL microfilm 1005437.

HOYT, LUCY 38, Conway and Joseph L Avis 38, Locke, Ingham, 11/10/1859 at Conway, Witnesses Helen Hoyt and Julia Hoyt[1]

Land Records

Joseph L., wife Lucy, buy land in Sec. 32, Conway, SWq, Oct. 7, 1861, of Conway. Also buy land in Sec. 32, SEq & Wp-SE, Feb. 13, 1866, and in 1867, of Conway. Sells some of this to Joseph AVIS Jr. in 1876, of Conway. Owns rest in 1880. In census of Conway, 1860. Had previous bought land in Sec. 32, NE-NE & Sec. 33, SW-NW in Green Oak, Nov. 21, 1851, of Green Oak. Sells in 1855 of there. Also sold some land in Sec. 5, Handy in 1870, of Conway and in 1876 to Joe AVIS Jr.[2]


Burial: Conway Miller Cemetery, Fowlerville, Livingston Co., Michigan

Children's Marriage

"Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 03 May 2014), Joseph L. Avis in entry for George J. Avis and Alma L. Palmer, 23 Feb 1897; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 976573.

"Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 03 May 2014), J. L. Avis in entry for George J. Avis and Edith Maltby, 24 Sep 1892; citing reference bk 4 p 59 cn 857; FHL microfilm 1005438.

Children's Death

"Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 02 May 2014), Joseph Avis in entry for Kingsley S Avis, 17 Dec 1936; citing Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States; 03277; FHL microfilm 1973062.

GEDCOM Biography


Name: J. L. /AVIS/[3]


Date: ABT. 1835[4]

Reference or Indent Number

Reference or Indent Number:
Place: CFE-BDD-Bb-1F[5]


Husband: J. L. Avis
Wife: Lucy Alexander
Child: George J. Avis
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Date: APR 1859[6]


  2. Land Owners & Settlers of Livingston County, Michigan, 1828-1870 by Milton Charboneau,
  3. Source: #S125551 Data: Text: Date of Import: Aug 28, 2011
  4. Source: #S125551 Data: Text: Date of Import: Aug 28, 2011
  5. Source: #S125551 Data: Text: Date of Import: Aug 28, 2011
  6. Source: #S125551 Data: Text: Date of Import: Aug 28, 2011

See also:

  • '* WikiTree profile Avis-12 created through the import of Maltby master 08282011.GED on Aug 30, 2011 by Harry Maltby. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Harry and others.
  • Source: S125551 Title: Maltby 08282011.FTW Repository: Call Number: Media: Other


Thanks to Harry Maltby and Cathryn Hondros for starting this profile. Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by Cathryn and others.

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