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5. John AVERY Jr.9 was born on 17 September 1705. He died on 9 September 1792 at the age of 86 in Greenland, New Hampshire.

The Avery Family of Greenland, NH, in the Essex Institute Historical Collections, states that John was baptized at Greenland, 1712, resided in Stratham. He was erroneously been connected to the Avery Family of Groton as a son of Samuel & Susanna Palmes Avery.

8 Apr 1745, along with his wife Bridget, John Avery sold to William Huggins of Greenland "all right & title that said William Huggins hath in possession that his grandfather's Nathaniel Huggins Sr. late deceased" - apparently young John Avery married Bridget Huggins.

Children said to be:
Sarah, b. 26 Aug 1725; d. 5 May 1797
Nathaniel, b. 17 Jan 1726/7; d. 4 Nov 1812
Samuel, b. 7 Mar 1731/2; d. 21 Aug 1798
John, b. 25 Aug 1736
Jeremiah, b. 31 Aug 1738
Jusian and Joshua, twins b. 13 Oct 1740 at Stratham, NH. Jusian d. 4 Nov 1801; Joshua d. 24 Nov 1829.

John AVERY Jr. and Bridget HUGGINS were married on 18 March 1724/5. Bridget HUGGINS was born (date unknown).

Huggins or Higgins? Said to have been the daughter of Nathaniel Higgins and Sarah Haines.