Genealogy Projects tagged with avery on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal 2 volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cited...

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  • Surviving Letters - Descendants of the Groton Averys

    Avery Stories A number of interesting old letters from the Groton CT - Aurora NY - Grand Rapids MI Avery line have survived the years through descent in the family. This project attempts to share these documents with the broader Geni family in hopes of adding color and depth to the threads of this family lineage. These personal letters begin to shed light on the human condition within the his...

  • The Battle of Groton Heights and the Storming of Fort Griswold

    The Battle of Groton Heights The Battle of Groton Heights (also known as the Battle of Fort Griswold, and occasionally called the Fort Griswold massacre) was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on September 6, 1781 between a small Connecticut militia force led by Lieutenant Colonel William Ledyard and the more numerous British forces led by Brigadier General Benedict Arnold and ...