Abraham AVERY

Male 1692 - 1761  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Abraham AVERY  [1
    • Abraham Avery and his wife were members of the church at Montville, In 1724, he was one of the committee to lay out the minister's land; in 1737, he was one of the society's committee; in 1750, he was chosen elder of the church. he was prominent in affairs connected with the Indians, being, in 1733, one of the grand jurors whose duty it was to look after all derelictions of the Mohegan Indians. In 1746, he was one of the committee to arrange that the Indians attend the parish church.

      He lived and died on his homestead which was on the Norwich road, North Parish, and was given him by his father, about march 20, 1722, on condition that he care for him and his "now spouse" during their natural lives (New London Deeds). [1]
    Christened 6 Mar 1692  First Church of New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Jun 1761  Montville, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I73739  Main Tree
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2014 

    Father Thomas AVERY,   b. 06 May 1651, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1735/36, Montville, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Hannah MINER,   b. 15 Sep 1655, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1691/92  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1677  Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Family ID F03426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane HILL,   c. 8 Mar 1701, 2, First Church of New London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1744, Montville, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1727  [1
    Children 
    +1. Ruth AVERY,   b. 01 Jul 1735, Montville, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1772  (Age 36 years)
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F29911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah COPP,   b. 3 Dec 1712, Montville, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Oct 1751  Montville, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F29912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

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

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