John Avery, Jr. (1683 - 1762) MP

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Place of Burial: Avery/Morgan Cemetery, Groton, New London, CT
Birthplace: Stonington, New London, Connecticut
Death: Died in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About John Avery, Jr.

Note: Baptized April 1, 1683, First Church of New London. John married Aug. 23, 1705, at Groton, New London Co., Conn., Sarah Denison, daughter of William and Sarah (Stanton) Denison (David Avery ms.). She was born April 14, 1689, at Stonington. In the deeds recorded at Groton, this John Avery is called sergeant. His father gave him several tracts of land 'out of love' and 'for his livelihood.' On July 17, 1705, just before his marriage, Capt. John-3 Avery gave to his 'loving son John Avery' 80 acres of land lying upon the north end of Poquonock Plain, bounded north by James Morgan's land and some part of the brook that enters into Poquonock Cove, west by the lands of John Daws, southerly 'with land of my own', together with house, orchard, fruit-trees, &c., also a grass meadow, both sides of Stony Brook on the east side of the great river, 'which was given me by my honored father, Capt. James Avery, deceased.' All the waterways were included in the gift (Groton Deeds, 2:148). John Avery bought various parcels of land from his brothers and from others. His name appears on the lists of freemen of Groton, 1708, 1712; as selectman in 1724 and 1732; and as surveyor several terms. He had the right to build a pew in the meeting-house gallery in 1720, and with his wife, was a member of the First Church of Groton before the ordination of 1727. Lot No. 17, in the division of the common lands, was set of to him. He died in October, The children of John and Sarah (Dension) Avery were born at Groton, New London Co., Conn

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John Avery, Jr.'s Timeline

April 1, 1683
Stonington, New London, Connecticut
April 1, 1683
First Church - New London, New London Co., CT
April 1, 1683
Of Stonington, N.L., CT
April 1, 1683
Of Stonington, N.l., Ct
May 27, 1697
Age 14
Groton, New London, CT, USA
February 4, 1700
Age 16
Groton, New London, CT, USA
May 14, 1706
Age 23
Groton, New London County, Connecticut Colony
August 23, 1706
Age 23
Stonington, New London Co., CT
June 13, 1711
Age 28
Groton, New London, Connecticut, USA
October 10, 1713
Age 30
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States