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Mary Avery (Griswold)

Also Known As: "Suspicious - what source establishes Mary as wife of John Avery", "bapt. 4/1/1683?"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Groton, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Groton, New London Co., CT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Griswold, Deacon and Mary Griswold
Wife of John Avery, Jr. and Capt. James Avery, III
Mother of Hannah Hall; James Avery, Lieut., Esq.; John Avery; Ebenezer Avery, Colonel; Elihu Avery and 3 others
Sister of Margaret Buckingham; Hannah Crane; John Griswold and Joseph Griswold

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About Mary Avery

Suspicious - what source establishes Mary as wife of John Avery, bapt. 4/1/1683?

Please refer to this source: The Groton Avery Clan, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden), Vol. I, p. 143


Buried in the Avery-Morgan Burying Ground in Groton, CT

The Groton Avery Clan, Vol I, pg. 117-119. This info is in agreement with The Genealogical Dictionary of the First New England Settlers, by Savage, p 318 & 590

CONFLICT-VERIFY: According to the History of Stonington, CT p. 203, Mary's

parents are Matthew GRISWOLD and Hannah WOLCOTT. If this is the case, there is

a possible Mayflower connection here thru Hannah WOLCOTT. According the

Genealogical Dictionary mentioned above, Matthew and Hannah/Anna (WOLCUTT)

GRISWOLD had no child named Mary. For this reason and the corroboration above

Mary is listed here as the daughter of John & Mary (BEMAS) GRISWOLD pending

further verification to the contrary.

From “The History of the town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut” pg 203

James Avery (No. 14) m. Mary, daughter of Mathew Griswold and Hannah Wolcott. Her father was the founder of the town of Lyme, and Governor of Connecticut in 1784-1786.

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Mary Avery's Timeline

1673
February 1, 1673
East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1697
May 27, 1697
Age 24
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1700
February 4, 1700
Age 27
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1704
March 29, 1704
Age 31
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1707
July 29, 1707
Age 34
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1709
February 23, 1709
Age 36
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1712
April 7, 1712
Age 39
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1715
March 21, 1715
Age 42
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1717
1717
Age 43
Groton, New London, CT, USA
1750
November 26, 1750
Age 77
Groton, New London County, Connecticut Colony