Lt. Elihu Avery

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Lt. Elihu Avery

Birthdate: (23)
Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: March 8, 1779 (23)
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. Ebenezer Avery and Lucy Avery
Husband of Thankful Rogers
Father of Cynthia Lester and Elihu Avery
Brother of Hannah Packer; Lucy Colfax; Mary Billings; Lt. Ebenezer Avery, Jr.; Latham Avery, Sr. and 6 others

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About Lt. Elihu Avery

He served in Capt. Abel Spicer's company of militia, 1775; corporal in Capt. Gallup's militia, 1776 (Conn. Men in the Rev'n, 78, 452); was applinted 'Lieut Fireworker' in Major William Ledyard's company of matrosses, Oct. 3, 1777 (Conn. State Rec., 1:406). February 23, 1796, his estate was divided among his widow, Thankful, his son, Elihu, and his daughter, Syntha.' Cythia had married Ebenezer Lester as shown by the receipts (Stonington Wills, 6:2).

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 251-2

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Lt. Elihu Avery's Timeline

1755
April 6, 1755
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
September 8, 1755
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1774
September 3, 1774
Age 19
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1778
May 17, 1778
Age 23
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1779
March 8, 1779
Age 23
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
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Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States