Jonas Belton Avery

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Jonas Belton Avery

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Avery, Capt. and Sarah Avery
Husband of Esther Avery
Father of Clarissa Belton Avery; Nancy Denison Avery; Franklin Niles Avery, Major; Julia Bingham and Almira Esther Leach
Brother of Peter Avery, Capt.; Mary Avery; Elizabeth Starr Lester; Aaron Avery and John Sands Avery

Occupation: Innkeeper
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About Jonas Belton Avery

He bought land in New Milford, Penn., and removed thither about 1813. He became an inn-keeper and in the ball room of his log tavern the village school was kept. He lived to see the inconveniences of the border dwindle away before civilization.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 244, 384

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He arrived in New Milford in 1811 with Ebenezer Avery, Park Avery, Franklin Avery, Robertson Wood, and Elisha Gray and their families. He bought "Sweet's Tavern" from Thomas Sweet and operated it for many years

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Jonas Belton Avery's Timeline

1766
July 19, 1766
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1792
April 27, 1792
Age 25
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1794
April 11, 1794
Age 27
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1796
January 10, 1796
Age 29
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1803
January 1803
Age 36
1806
October 18, 1806
Age 40
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1836
February 2, 1836
Age 69
New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States
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New Milford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States