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.
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