Hezekiah Avery

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Hezekiah Avery

Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Ledyard, Cayuga County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Ledyard Church Cemetery, Ledyard, Cayuga County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ebenezer Avery, Lieut. and Phebe Fish
Husband of Mary Avery
Father of Austin Avery; Albert Avery; Charles Eldridge Avery; Mary Ann Avery; Catherine Ledyard Avery and 2 others
Brother of Col. Ebenezer Avery; Lucy Morgan; Elizabeth Miner; Henry Avery and Cyrus Avery
Half brother of Mary Fish

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About Hezekiah Avery

He was ensign in John Tillotson's regiment of militia, Cayuga Co., N. Y., in 1801; lieut., 1802; adjutant, 1806 (New York Military Records, 1784-1821, pp. 554, 616, 820, 821, 1145) .

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 249, 389


"Daniel and Hezekiah Avery, with their families, and several other of their family connections, came in at the same time as Benjamin from the same place.* Hezekiah Avery settled first at Aurora, and in March, 1815, removed to Ledyard. The house in which he lived is now occupied by his daughter Harriet, wife of Chas. Avery. It is the one in which the post-office is kept at Ledyard. Harriet is the only one of his children living. He kept a tavern till shortly before his death, April l0th, 1854."

source: History of Cayuga County, New York, with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers, by Elliot G. Storke, p 397


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Hezekiah Avery's Timeline

July 20, 1772
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
April 6, 1794
Age 21
Ledyard, Cayuga County, New York, United States
July 12, 1795
Age 22
January 15, 1797
Age 24
May 8, 1798
Age 25
September 11, 1801
Age 29
Ledyard, Cayuga Co., NY
January 31, 1804
Age 31
Ledyard, Cayuga Co., NY
December 19, 1815
Age 43
Ledyard, Cayuga Co., NY, USA
March 25, 1818
Age 45
Ledyard, New York, United States
April 10, 1854
Age 81
Ledyard, Cayuga County, New York, United States