Amos Avery (1754 - 1831)

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Birthplace: Groton, New London, CT
Death: Died in Groton, New London, CT
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About Amos Avery

   THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC. Page 307.
       Amos Avery served for two years in the Revolution as matross under Capt. William Latham, and was wounded in the battle of Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781. His widow applied for a pension, Oct. 22, 1836. It was granted. All the dates here given are from this pension paper. (Widows' File 25374, Pension Office).
   DAR PATRIOT INDEX CENTENNIAL EDITION, PART I, A-F, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Centennial Administration, Mrs. Eldred Martin Yochim, President General, Washington: 1990, page 98.
       AVERY, Amos, b. 2-1-1754 CT, d. 4-16-1831 CT, m. Mary ___, Pvt CT PNSR

Amos married Mary AVERY, daughter of Humphrey AVERY and Mary BALDWIN, on 16 Feb 1777 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. Mary was born 19 Apr 1748 in Brookhaven, Suffolk Co., Long Island, New York. She died after 22 Oct 1836 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

   THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC. Page 307.
       Her parentage is proved by a receipt given by Amos Avery in behalf of his wife, the daughter of Humphrey Avery, in 1793, to the executors of the estate of said Humphrey Avery.
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Amos Avery's Timeline

1754
February 1, 1754
Groton, New London, CT
1777
February 16, 1777
Age 23
Groton, New London, CT
1778
February 5, 1778
Age 24
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States
1780
June 18, 1780
Age 26
Groton, New London, CT
1782
December 20, 1782
Age 28
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States
1786
May 31, 1786
Age 32
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States
1788
August 24, 1788
Age 34
Groton, New London, CT
1790
1790
Age 35
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States
1793
June, 1793
Age 39
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States
1831
April 16, 1831
Age 77
Groton, New London, CT