Col. Isaac Avery

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Isaac Avery

Birthplace: Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Preston, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Avery Cemetery, Preston, New London, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of John Avery, V and Anne Avery
Husband of Mercy Avery
Father of William Williams Avery, Capt.; Amos Avery; Isaac Avery; John Stanton Avery; Abigail Crary and 3 others
Brother of John Avery, Sr.; Abigail Hurlbut; Amos Avery, Deacon; Anna Niles; Margaret Downer and 2 others
Half brother of Phebe Parke

Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Isaac Avery

Isaac, b. March 24, 1743. Was born at Preston, CT., m. Mercy Williams, dau. of William and Margaret (Cook) Williams. He served in the 'Lexington Alarm', sergeant in Capt. James Morgan's co., eighth regiment, 1776 (Conn. Men in the Rev'n, 20, 453). Oct. 10, 1788, Capt. John Avery deeded land to his beloved son, Major Isaac Avery (Preston Deeds, 11:18). In the settlement of his estate, he is called colonel. His will was made June 14, 1812, he died June 17, 1812, at Preston, will was probated June 24, 1812. Heirs were widow, Mercy Avery; sons, William and Isaac, children of son, Amos; daus. Nabby Crary, Margaret Avery, Mercy Grant (Norwich Wills, 12:18, 355) He, his wife, and his children, William Williams, Margaret, and Henry Alfred, are buried in the Avery cemetery at Preston.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 277-8


THE CRARY GENEALOGY, page 28. (Abigail) Avery was the daughter of Colonel Isaac Avery.

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Col. Isaac Avery's Timeline

March 24, 1743
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
January 5, 1766
Age 22
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
February 28, 1767
Age 23
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
June 16, 1769
Age 26
Preston, New London, Connecticut Colony
August 10, 1771
Age 28
Preston, New London, CT, USA
October 7, 1774
Age 31
Preston, New London, CT, USA
October 13, 1776
Age 33
Preston, New London, CT
February 23, 1779
Age 35
Preston, New London, CT, USA
May 14, 1781
Age 38
Preston, New London, CT, USA
October 14, 1783
Age 40
Preston, New London, CT, USA