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Jonathan Avery

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Thomas Avery and Hannah Avery
Husband of Elizabeth Avery and Dorothy Avery
Father of Elizabeth Armstrong; Hannah Brooks; Charles Avery; Elisha Avery; Jonathan Avery and 5 others
Brother of Joshua Avery; Mary Baker; Elizabeth Baldwin; Charles Avery; Isaac Avery and 1 other
Half brother of Hannah Goodrich; Thomas Avery, Jr.; Samuel Avery; Daughter Avery; Ephraim Avery and 4 others

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About Jonathan Avery

DENISON GENEALOGY, by E. Glenn Denison, Josephine Middleton Peck, Donald L. Jacobus, The Pequot Press, Inc. Stonington, CT, 1963. Page 15.

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 139. Jonathan Avery married April 16, 1724, at New London, New London Co., Conn., Elizabeth Waterman, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Lathrop) Waterman. Elizabeth was born Oct. 5, 1702, at Norwich, Conn. Jonathan Avery was an extensive landowner at Norwich and Lisbon (Cf. No. 16 ante). John Waterman, out of love, deeded to his beloved son-in-law, Jonathan Avery, "cordwayner," twenty rods of land, Jan. 14, 1725/6. At the court held at Norwich, June 2, 1724, Christopher Christophers, judge, Jonathan Avery of Norwich, "hath lysence granted him to set up and use the art of mistery of tanning leather." December 20, 1726, Jonathan Avery was granted liberty "to set his tan vatts in the hollow near his house, between ye path and Joseph Waterman's little orchard fense" (Town Meeting Book, 3). He was a fence viewer in 1735, keeper of the town poor the same year; lister in 1746. He gave to each of his sons, daughters and sons-in-law, a liberal amount of land. Elizabeth his wife died Jan. 4, 1750, at Norwich. Jonathan married 2d. Oct 18, 1752, Mrs. Dorothy Copp, widow of Deacon David Copp. Her first husband was Ebenezer Rogers. She was the daughter of Capt. Robert and Dorothy (Stanton) Denison, and was baptized Dec. 30, 1722, at Norwich. She survived her third husband. Jonathan-4 Avery made his will July 28, 1783, he called himself of Lisbon; mentioned wife, Dorothy, and daughter Ann, who lived with them, Elizabeth Hannah, Charles, Elisha, and Jonathan, living and dead, had had their shares; sons, David and Uriah, to have the lands that he died possessed of; David to pay to daughter Lucy six pounds and Uriah to pay to daughter Olive six pounds; son-in-law, Charles Guilkey is mentioned. The inventory of the estate of Jonathan Avery, late of Lisbon, was made Sept. 28, 1792, the will having been probated July 24, 1792, at Norwich (Norwich Wills, 8:441). All of the children of Jonathan Avery by both of his wives were born in Norwich, New London Co., Conn.

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Jonathan Avery's Timeline

October 24, 1704
October 25, 1704
New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
October 25, 1704
New London, Conn.
October 25, 1704
First Church,New London,Ct
New London, Connecticut Colony
January 7, 1725
Age 21
Norwich, New London, Connecticut Colony
October 1, 1727
Age 23
Norwich, New London, Connecticut Colony
March 30, 1730
Age 26
Norwich, New London, Connecticut Colony
April 8, 1735
Age 31
Norwich, New London, Connecticut Colony