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Christopher Avery

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Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Groton Heights, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Avery and Eunice Avery
Brother of George Avery, II; William Avery; Eunice Avery; Abel Avery; Phebe Morgan and 3 others

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About Christopher Avery

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781

1781 Revolutionary War Patriot, served during the Fort Griswold Massacre led by Benedict Arnold of the British forces

"Christopher Avery, the son of George and Eunice Avery, was born September 6, 1760. He went to the fort in response to the signal, in spite of the protest of his family, and was slain on his twenty first birthday."

source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p 253

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Unmarried. THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p 207

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Christopher Avery's Timeline

1760
September 6, 1760
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1781
September 6, 1781
Age 21
Groton Heights, New London County, Connecticut, United States