Capt Christopher AVERY

Capt Christopher AVERY

Male 1680 - 1753  (72 years)

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  • Name Christopher AVERY  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Christopher Avery was selectman, 1731, 1735, 1737; surveyor, 1736, and served as one of the justices for New London county. He was clerk of the North Society (Groton) church. In 1724 and 1725, he was deputy to the general court; he was successively ensign, lieutenant (1714) and captain (1730). (Conn. Col. Rec., 6:426, 483, 553 & 7:303). In the division of land in the northwest part of Groton (now Ledyard), as described in the record of Edward Avery, Christopher took the eastern part, and there he lived, died, and was buried. [1]
    Prefix Capt 
    Born 23 Jan 1679/80  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 7
    Christened 28 Feb 1679/80  1st Church of New London, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jan 1753  Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 8
    Buried Christopher Avery Cemetery, Ledyard, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I03007  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2018 

    Father James AVERY, Jr.,   b. 15 Dec 1646, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1728, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Deborah STALLYON,   b. 20 Feb 1648/49, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1729, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 20 Feb 1669  New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married 20 Feb 1669  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F03663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abigail PARKE,   b. 1686, New London, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1713, Groten, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1704  Groton, New London, Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 8
    Children 
     1. John AVERY,   b. 26 Oct 1705, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1789, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     2. Abigail AVERY,   b. 16 Jul 1707, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1786, Allyn's Point, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
     3. Christopher AVERY,   b. 16 Nov 1709, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jul 1778, Ledyard, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Nathan AVERY,   b. 10 Mar 1712, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1780, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F03530  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Prudence PAYSON,   b. 01 Feb 1680/81, Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1725 and 1734, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 01 Apr 1714  Groton, New London Co.,Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8
    Children 
     1. Priscilla AVERY,   b. 29 Apr 1715, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1792, Columbia, Richland Co., South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     2. Hannah AVERY,   b. 10 Feb 1719, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1799, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Temperance AVERY,   b. 14 Sep 1725, Stonington, New London Co. Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F03576  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Esther HAMMOND,   b. abt. 1684, Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 01 Jan 1734/5  North Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F02821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Susanna BAKER,   bur. Christopher Avery Cemetery, Ledyard, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F29915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Feb 1679/80 - 1st Church of New London, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1704 - Groton, New London, Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 01 Apr 1714 - Groton, New London Co.,Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 1753 - Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Capt. Christopher Avery Headstone
    Capt. Christopher Avery Headstone
    Christopher Avery is the son of Capt. James Avery and Deborah Stallyon. He is buried in Christopher Avery Cemetery in Ledyard, New London Co., Connecticut.

    Created by: Shari Hanson Frey
    Photo Added by: Irma

  • Sources 
    1. [S5684] "The Groton Avery Clan", Elroy McKendree Avery and Catharine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery.

    2. [S02984] RootsWeb: Freepages - Some Descendants of Thomas Wheeler.

    3. [S03166] RootsWeb: World Connect - Leporacci, by: Eva-Marie Leporacci.

    4. [S03204] RootsWeb: World Connect - Our Family Tree by Terrance Richard Mills.

    5. [S03445] The Family Forest Descendants of Sir Robert Parke, Bruce Harrison, (Name: Name: Millisecond Publishing Co., Inc.;;).

    6. [S9214] History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connectict, Richard Anson Wheeler.

    7. [S03420] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: New London.

    8. [S03412] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Griswold and Groton.

    9. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.