James Avery, V (1724 - 1796)

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Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Managed by: Steven Avery Kelley
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About James Avery, V

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 240.

James Avery marched from Groton to the relief of Fort William Henry, in Capt. Joseph Morgan's company, Aug., 1757. (French and Indian War Rolls, 1:197). He was several times a member of the committee to raise supplies for the use of the soldiers of the American revolution (Minutes of the Selectmen, Groton, Sept. 8, 1778, and June, 1779).

He made a will, Nov. 1796, in which he mentioned wife, Elizabeth; sons,

  1. Rufus,
  2. Caleb,
  3. Eleazar and
  4. George Washington; sister,
  5. Hannah Avery; daughters
  6. Abigail Sheffield and
  7. Eunice Avery.

He made provision for the payment of the legacies left to his brothers and sisters by his brother, David, deceased. The inventory of his estate was taken by Peter Avery, June 23, 1797. His widow, Elizabeth, receipted to Caleb Avery, executor, March 24, 1798 (Stonington Wills, 6:96, 258).

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 99.

AVERY, James: b. 7-27-1724 CT, d. 12-3-1796 CT, m. (1) Lucy Allyn (2) Elizabeth Allyn PS CT

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James Avery, V's Timeline

July 27, 1724
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
October 12, 1749
Age 25
Groton, New London, CT, United States
July 12, 1750
Age 25
Groton, New London, CT
Age 26
May 28, 1752
Age 27
Groton, New London, CT, United States
April 21, 1753
Age 28
Groton, New London, CT
October 19, 1754
Age 30
Groton, New London, CT
January 27, 1756
Age 31
Groton, New London, CT
July 10, 1757
Age 32
Groton, New London, CT
November 16, 1758
Age 34
Groton, New London, CT