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Jacob Avery

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

Son of Christopher Avery, Sr. and Prudence Wheeler (Payson)
Husband of Sylvia Avery and Elizabeth Avery
Father of Solomon Avery; Jacob Avery; Constant Avery; Frederick Avery; Cyrus Avery and 5 others
Brother of Priscilla Breed; Isaac Avery; Hannah Gallup and Temperance Morgan
Half brother of John Avery, V; Abigail Allyn; Christopher Avery, Jr.; Rev. Nathan Avery; Jonathan Wheeler and 3 others

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About Jacob Avery

"We have not been able to find proof of such marriage (to Elizabeth Avery). It is certain that he did marry Sylvia Eddy." Jacob Avery of Groton, Sylva Eddy of Swanzey was married June the 4, 1753, by me Russel Mason, Elder of a church of Christ in Swanzey" {Sivanzey Rec. and Groton, Mass., Historical Series, No. 13, p. 55). Sylvia Eddy, dau. of Constant and Mary (Winslow) Eddy, was b. Feb. 27, 1738. It has been found difficult to determine the list of children; the list given below may be incomplete. March 23, 1793, Frederick Avery, of Groton, deeded to his brother. Constant Avery, land that had belonged to his honored father, Jacob Avery. March 26, 1796, Jacob Avery, Jr. and Cyrus Avery agreed to take the homestead and care for their father and mother, Jacob and Sylvia Avery, during the rest of their natural lives; witnessed by Constant Avery and Polly Avery (Groton Deeds).

Source: The Groton Avery Clan, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden), Vol. I, p. 152, 179

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Jacob Avery's Timeline

1721
August 26, 1721
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1753
June 4, 1753
Age 31
Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1755
1755
Age 33
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1757
April 6, 1757
Age 35
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1758
November 14, 1758
Age 37
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1763
1763
Age 41
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1766
1766
Age 44
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1771
1771
Age 49
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1775
May 10, 1775
Age 53
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1777
1777
Age 55