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Thomas Avery

Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Colrain, Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Colrain, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Christopher Avery and Eunice Avery
Husband of Hannah Denison Avery and Phebe Avery
Father of Russell Avery; Gilbert Avery; Hannah Avery; Gilbert Avery; Anna Miner and 5 others
Brother of Esther Williams; Christopher Avery; Eunice Avery; Lucy Allyn; Nathan Avery and 7 others

Managed by: Caitlin Daniell Clark
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About Thomas Avery

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT ith the rank of FIRST LIEUTENANT. DAR Ancestor # A004023

He was sergeant, 1775; second lieutenant, 1776; first lieutenant, Jedediah Huntington's regiment, 1777 (Conn. Men in the Rev'n, 78, 99, 146). He was later made a captain of militia. He was in the siege of Boston; in the battles of Long Island, White Plains, Germantown, and Peekskill; and was in camp at Valley Forge. He was an armorer. He settled in Colerain, Mass., after the Revolution. He was a congressman in Jefferson's administration.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 282


He married, second, at Greenfield,MA on Sep 4,1814, Phebe Ward. (source unknown)

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Thomas Avery's Timeline

February 10, 1746
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
July 18, 1769
Age 23
New London, New London, Connecticut
January 23, 1771
Age 24
Stonington, New London, CT
December 13, 1772
Age 26
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
January 18, 1775
Age 28
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony
October 25, 1777
Age 31
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
September 10, 1779
Age 33
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
January 1, 1782
Age 35
July 3, 1784
Age 38
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States