James AVERY, Jr.

James AVERY, Jr.

Male 1646 - 1728  (81 years)

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  • Name James AVERY  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • He received numerous tracts of land from his father, one (March 28 1679) being enough to make up a hundred acres "near the cart path that goes to John Morgans, near the county road." May 29, 1702, Capt. james and Capt John Avery, Ephraim and Joseph Myner sold thee hundred acres of land in Preston called Pachaug.

      James Avery early disposed of his land on the General Neck, land that came to him from his father and grandfather, and lived on the east side of the river. Like his father, he took an important part in the affairs of the colony. He took the oath of freeman, Oct. 14, 1669. he was several times selectman of Groton, also justice of the peace; he was deputy from New London to the general court seven times (1690-1702), and from Groton nine times (1707-12); he was made sergeant of the train band, New London, June 5, 1683; he was commissioned lieutenant in May, 1690, and later became captain; he was counselor and advisor of the Pequot tribe and, in 1720, became their guardian; in 1723, he instituted suits to recover lands of which they had been deprived; he several times acted as interpreter to the council; he was often on committees to settle boundary disputes and the location of public lands, and often served on the grand jury. (See Conn Col. Rec.)

      Captain James Avery took part in various expeditions against the Indians of Massachusetts and Connecticut.... [1]
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 15 Dec 1646  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Gender Male 
    Birth 15 Dec 1646  Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 22 Aug 1728  Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Death 22 Aug 1748  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Avery-Morgan Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I03038  Main Tree
    Last Modified 19 May 2018 

    Father Capt James AVERY,   b. Abt 1620, Devonshire Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1700, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Joanna GREENSLADE,   b. Abt 1622, Devonshire Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1693, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 10 Nov 1643  Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8
    Family ID F03500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    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  [5
    Children 
     1. Deborah AVERY,   b. 10 Aug 1671, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. James AVERY,   b. 20 Apr 1673, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1754, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     3. Margaret AVERY,   b. 07 Feb 1673/74, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1755, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     4. Edward AVERY,   b. 20 Mar 1675/76, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1759, Groton, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     5. Ebenezer AVERY,   b. 01 May 1677/78, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1752, Groton, New London Co., Conn. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Capt Christopher AVERY,   b. 23 Jan 1679/80, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1753, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Jonathan AVERY,   b. 9 Nov 1681, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1741, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Birth]
     8. Mary AVERY,   b. 04 Aug 1683, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1695  (Age < 11 years)  [Birth]
     9. Hannah AVERY,   b. 24 Mar 1684/85, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     10. Sarah AVERY,   b. 10 May 1688, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     11. Joseph AVERY,   b. 09 Aug 1691, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1753, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [Birth]
    +12. Mary AVERY,   c. 02 Jul 1693, 1st Church of New London, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1780, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)  [Birth]
     13. Benjamin AVERY,   b. 1693,   d. 05 Dec 1772, Groton, New London Co., Conn. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F03663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Dec 1646 - Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Aug 1728 - Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Avery-Morgan Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    James Avery, Jr. Headstone
    James Avery, Jr. Headstone
    James Avery, Jr. is buried in the Avery-Morgan Burial Ground in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

    Created by: Kevin Avery
    Photo Added by: Jack Shackles

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

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

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

    7. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

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