Solomon Avery, Sgt. (1746 - 1781)

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Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Groton Heights, New London, CT
Managed by: Steven Avery Kelley
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About Solomon Avery, Sgt.

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781

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 133. _____

"Solomon Avery the next younger brother of Daniel was born in 1748. He is buried beside his brother Daniel in the Old Ground at Poquonoc. Sarah, their sister, was the wife of Captain Hubbard Burrows, one of the slain." source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p. 254 _____

Sergent of militia at Fort Griswold. Died unmarried.

Gravestone Inscription:

In Memory of Mr
Solomon Avery
who was slain in
fort Griswould by
the british troops
sept 6th 1781 in
ye 33d year of
   his Age
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Sgt. Solomon Avery's Timeline

June 4, 1746
New London,New London,Connecticut
June 1746
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
June 4, 1749
Age 3
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
September 6, 1781
Age 35
Groton Heights, New London, CT
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States