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Sgt. Solomon Avery (1746 - 1781)

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, Washingt...

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Daniel Avery, Ens. (1740 - 1781)

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. Page 188. Revolutionary War Patr...

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Ebenezer Avery, Lieut. (1732 - 1781)

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 Ebenezer Avery was commissioned ensign, First Company of Groton,Oct., 1760; lieutenant, 1779. He was on the first committee of inspection for Groto...

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Simeon Perkins (c.1759 - 1781)

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 Sources: 1st Congregational Church of Groton, film 4307; Harris/Allyn; Hale Collection of Headstone Records. Harris:/Allyn: Killed at Fort Griswo...

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Elijah Avery (1734 - 1781)

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, Washingt...

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Elnathan Perkins (1718 - 1781)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT (Soldier). DAR Ancestor #: A088757 Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 "Elnathan Perkins was a well to do farmer in his day livi...

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Asa Perkins (1748 - 1781)

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 "Elnathan, on the morning of the battle, went into the fort with four sons; Obadiah, Elisha, Asa, and Luke Jr. The three latter were killed, and Lu...

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Corp. Luke Perkins (c.1753 - 1781)

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 Research taken from NancyAnn Norman, "New England Ancestors" @@ ancestry.com: Sources: The Stone Records of Groton; Harris/Allyn; Hale collection...

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Capt. Elisha Avery (1755 - 1781)

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 Capt. Elisha Avery - Killed, Age 26 Elisha, the youngest of these brothers, was born in 1755, but had already attained the rank of captain. He wa...

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Christopher Avery (1760 - 1781)

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 1781 Revolutionary War Patriot, served during the Fort Griswold Massacre led by Benedict Arnold of the British forces "Christopher Avery, the son...

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Jasper Avery (1744 - 1781)

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 Jasper was slain during the fight with the British at Fort Griswold. He resided with his family at the house near High Rock, two or three hundred r...

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David Avery, Esq. (1728 - 1781)

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 "David Avery, the son of the fourth James Avery, was the oldest of the name who participated in the battle and was born in 1727. He is buried in th...

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Charles Eldridge (1743 - 1798)

Wounded in defense of Fort Griswold - September 9,1781 He was on the first committee of correspondence of Groton; ensign in militia; wounded at Fort Griswold (Conn. Men in Rev'n, 649). His store and ...

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Elisha Morgan (1762 - 1796)

Defender of Fort Griswold A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT. DAR Ancestor # A080374 Added by Elwin Nickerson II -Heroic Defenders of Fort Griswold- With many other Men of Groton,...

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Ens. Ebenezer Avery (1746 - 1828)

Ebenezer Avery was ensign of the first Groton company of militia (Conn. Men in the Rev'n, 578). He lived in the house on the ferry bank at the corner of Thames and Latham Streets, built for him by his ...

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Capt. Rufus Avery (1758 - 1842)

In the early hours of September 6, 1781, Rufus Avery, on watch duty at Fort Griswold, was the first soldier to observe an approaching British fleet. This force, led by Brigadier General Benedict Arnold...

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Caleb Avery, Esq. (1760 - 1835)

Caleb Avery entered Fort Griswold as a volunteer on the morning of Sept. 6, 1781. He saw Col. Ledyard killed and was himself taken prisoner and confined in the old sugar house at New York. He was a pen...

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