James AVERY

Male 1673 - 1754  (81 years)


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  • Name James AVERY  [1, 2, 3
    • James Avery and his wife were members of the church at Groton before the ordination, Nov. 22, 1727. He was brander of horses for Groton, 1705; constable, 1707-8; on list of freemen, 1708-11. He was selectman from 1731 to 1742 inclusive, and moderator most of that time. He was deputy to the general court for fifteen terms (1715-1731); justice for New London County, 1726-1735; guardian of the Pequot Indians after his father's death; commissioned ensign of the first company of the Groton train band, 1716; lieut., 1721; capt., 1728 (Conn. Col. Rec., 5:489, 548, 572 & 6:2, 42, 270, 439, 514 & &:2, 88, 124, 149, 152, 191, 250, 293, 311, 346) He was often called James Avery, 3d. In 1730, he was one of the committee to take care of the town guns. He was given lot No. 18, in the division of the common lands..... [1]
    Born 20 Apr 1673  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Sep 1754  Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Avery-Morgan burying ground Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I03036  Main Tree
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2014 

    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  [4
    Family ID F03663  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary GRISWOLD,   b. 02 Feb 1673, Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1750, Groton, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1696  New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Deacon James AVERY,   b. 27 May 1697/98, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 May 1759, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    +2. John AVERY,   b. 4 Feb 1700, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1759, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Ebenezer AVERY,   b. 29 Mar 1703/04, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1780, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Elihu AVERY,   b. 29 Jul 1708  [Birth]
     5. Mary AVERY,   b. 23 Feb 1709/10
     6. Hannah AVERY,   b. 07 Apr 1712  [Birth]
     7. Prudence AVERY,   b. 21 Mar 1714/15  [Birth]
     8. Thomas AVERY,   b. 1717  [Birth]
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F25051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 1754 - Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • 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. [S04079] "The Griswold Family" England-America by Glenn E. Griswold, Edward of Windsor, Conn., Francis of Cambridge, Mass., Matthew of Lyme, Conn., Michael of Weathersfield, Mass.

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