Thomas Avery, Jr.

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Thomas Avery, Jr.

Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Thomas Avery and Hannah Miner Avery
Husband of Ann Avery
Father of Thomas Avery and Ann Miner
Brother of Samuel Avery; Daughter Avery; Ephraim Avery; Hannah Minor; Abraham Avery and 2 others
Half brother of Issac Avery; Joshua Avery; Mary Baker; Elizabeth Baldwin; Jonathan Avery and 3 others

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About Thomas Avery, Jr.


   Thomas son Thomas & Hannah Avery b. 20 April 1679.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON CT, by Richard A. Wheeler, page 202.

   26. Thomas, b. April 20, 1679, m. Ann Shapley.

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 104 & 133.

   Born April 20, 1679, at Groton, New London Co., Conn. and baptized June 29, 1679, at the First Church of New London. Thomas married Ann Shapley, daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Picket) Shapley. She was born Aug. 31, 1685 at New London, New London Co., Conn.
   Thomas-4 Avery owned land in Saybrook. A controversy between him and Thomas Lord relating to certain lands there was settled Dec. 8, 1704. September 11, 1703, he sold land in Saybrook, called Pochange, and styled himself yeoman of Saybrook. June 5, 1706, he and his brother Samuel sold land in Pochange to Samuel Chapman. October 24, 1706, he called himself of New London, gent, and deeded to Samuel Chapman land that should have been includedc in a deed given him, June 5, 1706, at Pochange, Oyster River tract (Saybrook Deeds). He died before Nov. 25, 1711, at which time his widow marrried Jonathan Roff (Ross?). In the inventory of the estate taken at New London, Dec. 11, 1711, the widow is called Ann Ruff and the children are Thomas, aged 6, and Ann, aged 4. She married 3d, James Morgan, June 24, 1729, at New London, and died June 17, 1751, at Groton.
   June 17, 1751, "Ann Morgan, relic of Dea. James Morgan, deceased aged abt 68. Her first husband, was Thomas Avery, her second Jonathan Roff" (Hempstead's Diary, p. 570)
   The children of Thomas and Ann (Shapley) Avery were born at New London, New London Co., Conn.
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Thomas Avery, Jr.'s Timeline

April 20, 1679
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
June 29, 1679
New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
June 29, 1679
New London,New London,Ct
March 31, 1705
Age 25
New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
May 12, 1707
Age 28
Montville, New London, Connecticut Colony
November 25, 1711
Age 32
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony