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David Avery

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Birthplace: Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in (now Venice), Cayuga County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Avery Jr. and Mary Avery
Husband of Fanny Avery
Father of Nancy Walker; Hamilton Avery and Fanny Tillotson
Brother of Mary Avery (Avery); Benjamin Avery; Anna Avery; Thankful Atwater; Lydia King and 2 others

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About David Avery

David Avery was one of the settlers of Auburn, N. Y., in 1795. Among the others were Hezekiah Avery, Ebenezer Avery, Dudley Avery, and Benjamin Avery. The party went by way of Long Island Sound and the Hudson River, reaching Albany after a trip of sixteen days. From Albany, they crossed the Mohawk, bought bateaux, and worked their way up the river. At Fort Schuyler, they found two log houses ; at Fort Stanwix, they reached the head of canoe navigation. Thence their goods and boats were hauled through the woods thirty miles. He returned to Groton for a wife and brought her back in a chaise. He was made ensign in Col. Henry Hewitt's reg't, Cayuga Co., N. Y., 1806; lieut., 1809; quartermaster, 1811; brigade quartermaster, 1812 {Military Records of N. Y.,178Jf-1821, pp. 821, 1034, 1179, 1296).

He lived in the part of Scipio, N. Y., that since 1823 has been called Venice. There their children were born and there they died, he, Nov. 27, 1866, and she, March 30, 1869.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 187, 299-300

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David Avery's Timeline

1779
May 8, 1779
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1808
October 16, 1808
Age 29
(now Venice), Cayuga County, New York, United States
1811
April 11, 1811
Age 31
(now Venice), Cayuga County, New York, United States
1814
March 24, 1814
Age 34
(now Venice), Cayuga County, New York, United States
1866
November 27, 1866
Age 87
(now Venice), Cayuga County, New York, United States