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Some Descendants of Christopher AVERY

Sixth Generation

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1786. Martha AVERY (James , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 22 Aug 1773 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 12 Sep 1800 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 364.

Martha married Moses BENJAMIN, son of David BENJAMIN and Lucy PARK, on 18 Feb 1798. Moses was born 5 Jul 1774 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 5 Jul 1813 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, pages 364 & 365.
    He was a captain in the West India trade. After his two Avery wives, he married two other wives.

They had the following children:

  4717 M i
Charles BENJAMIN was born 28 Dec 1798 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut. He died in Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana.
       
Charles married (1) Lucy HARVEY.
       
Charles also married (2) Olive HARVEY.
  4718 M ii
George BENJAMIN was born 23 Jul 1800 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 20 Feb 1840 in Georgetown, Demerara, British Guiana, unmarried.

1787. James AVERY (James , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 19 Apr 1776 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 13 Jun 1846 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 364.

James married Hannah PRIDE, daughter of Absalom PRIDE and Huldah BREWSTER, on 10 Mar 1811 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. Hannah was born 26 Jul 1791 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 28 Mar 1869 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Brewster's Neck Cemetery, Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  4719 F i
Martha Pride AVERY was born 3 May 1812 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 26 Mar 1833 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut, unmarried.
  4720 F ii
Jerusha AVERY was born 18 Jul 1815 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 21 Feb 1816 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
  4721 F iii
Huldah AVERY was born 4 Mar 1817 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
  4722 M iv
Francis Smith AVERY was born 19 Sep 1819 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
  4723 F v
Jerusha Adelaide AVERY was born 30 Aug 1823 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
  4724 F vi
Mary Esther AVERY was born 1 Nov 1825 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
  4725 M vii
George Benjamin AVERY was born 19 Aug 1828 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.

1789. Jerusha AVERY (James , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 16 Mar 1781 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 9 Aug 1803 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 365.

Jerusha married Moses BENJAMIN, son of David BENJAMIN and Lucy PARK, on 15 Dec 1801 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. Moses was born 5 Jul 1774 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 5 Jul 1813 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, pages 364 & 365.
    He was a captain in the West India trade. After his two Avery wives, he married two other wives.

They had the following children:

  4726 M i
Moses BENJAMIN was born 25 Nov 1802 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. He died in Demerara, British Guiana, unmarried.

1790. Benjamin AVERY (James , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 16 Nov 1783 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 365.

Benjamin married Annis PATCHEN, daughter of Nathan PATCHEN and Elizabeth DUDLEY, about 1810 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  4727 M i
Henry James AVERY was born about 1811 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
+ 4728 F ii Caroline Jerusha AVERY was born about 1813.
  4729 F iii
Betsy Maria AVERY was born 1 Apr 1815 in Berlin, Rensselaer Co., New York.
  4730 F iv
Sarah Martha AVERY was born about 1817 in Berlin, Rensselaer Co., New York. She died 4 Jun 1883 in Berlin, Rensselaer Co., New York, unmarried.
  4731 M v
Benjamin Franklin AVERY was born 10 Aug 1819 in Berlin, Rensselaer Co., New York.

1792. Henry Clinton AVERY (James , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 11 Nov 1790 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 9 Sep 1822 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 365.
    He was a grocer at Norwich.

Henry married Sarah CHAPMAN, daughter of Joseph CHAPMAN and Elizabeth ALLYN, on 22 Oct 1815 in Poquetanuck, New London Co., Connecticut. Sarah was born 1 Apr 1796 in Ledyard, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 8 Jul 1884 in Poquetanuck, New London Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  4732 F i
Elizabeth Maria AVERY was born 22 Jun 1817 in Poquetannock, New London Co., Connecticut.
  4733 M ii
John Henry AVERY was born 16 Jun 1822 in Poquetannock, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 17 Oct 1847 in Poquetannock, New London Co., Connecticut, unmarried.

1794. Jerusha AVERY 1, 2 (Jerusha AVERY , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 15 Oct 1771 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 3 Nov 1838 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Fort Hill Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC. Page 249 & 391.
    Rev. Burrows was the pastor of the Fort Hill Baptist church and they are both buried at the Fort Hill Cemetery beside the church.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    119. Roswell, b. Sept. 2, 1768, m. Jerusha Avery, Jan. 28, 1790, d. May 28, 1836; his wife d. Nov. 3, 1838, age 67 years. He was pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Groton.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    Roswell Burrows (No. 119) m. Jerusha Avery, dau. of Latham and Jerusha Avery, Jan. 28, 1790.

Jerusha married Rev. Roswell BURROWS 1, 2, son of Rev. Silas BURROWS and Mary SMITH, on 28 Jan 1790 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. Roswell was born 2 Sep 1768 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 28 May 1837 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Fort Hill Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC. Page 249 & 391.
    Rev. Burrows was the pastor of the Fort Hill Baptist church and they are both buried at the Fort Hill Cemetery beside the church.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    119. Roswell, b. Sept. 2, 1768, m. Jerusha Avery, Jan. 28, 1790, d. May 28, 1836; his wife d. Nov. 3, 1838, age 67 years. He was pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Groton.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    Roswell Burrows (No. 119) m. Jerusha Avery, dau. of Latham and Jerusha Avery, Jan. 28, 1790.

They had the following children:

  4734 M i
Latham Avery BURROWS 1 was born 30 Aug 1792 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. He died about 1855 in Buffalo, New York.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    127. Latham Avery, b. Aug. 30, 1792, m. Sarah Lester, d. 1855.
       
Latham married Sarah LESTER 1.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    127. Latham Avery, b. Aug. 30, 1792, m. Sarah Lester, d. 1855.
  4735 F ii
Jerusha Avery BURROWS 1 was born 24 Jun 1795 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 12 Oct 1814 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut, unmarried.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    128. Jerusha Avery, b. June 24, 2795, d. Oct. 12, 1814.
+ 4736 M iii Roswell Smith BURROWS was born 22 Feb 1798.
  4737 F iv
Lucy Latham BURROWS 1 was born 18 Jan 1801 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    130. Lucy L., b. Jan. 19, 1801, m. Alexander Stewart Feb. 22, 1821.
       
Lucy married Alexander STEWART 1 on 22 Feb 1821.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    130. Lucy L., b. Jan. 19, 1801, m. Alexander Stewart Feb. 22, 1821.
  4738 M v
Lorenzo BURROWS 1 was born 5 Mar 1805 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    131. Lorenzo, b. April 7, 1809, d. Oct. 7, 1814. [Believe this is incorrect, these dates matches Mary Esther's dates, NAN]
       
Lorenzo married Louise LORD.
  4739 F vi
Mary Esther BURROWS 1 was born 7 Apr 1809 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 7 Oct 1814 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    132. Mary E., b. April 7, 1809, d. Oct. 7, 1814.
  4740 F vii
Julia Ann BURROWS 1 was born 20 Aug 1811 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    133. Julia A., b. Aug. 20, 1811, m. Albert G. Smith May 13, 1830.
       
Julia married Albert Gallatin SMITH 1.

THE HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., by Richard A. Wheeler, page 283.
    133. Julia A., b. Aug. 20, 1811, m. Albert G. Smith May 13, 1830.

1795. Polly Mira AVERY (Waightstill , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 24 Aug 1779 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. She died 20 Feb 1857 in Henderson Co., North Carolina.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 365.
    She was a woman of strong character which she impressed upon her children and her children's children.

Polly married (1) Caleb POOR on Jul 1796.

They had the following children:

  4741 M i
Edwin POOR was born 1797 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
+ 4742 F ii Polly Osgood POOR was born 1799 and died 1881.
  4743 F iii
Leah Caroline POOR was born 1800 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
       
Leah married John SPAN.
  4744 F iv
Phebe POOR was born 1803 in Burke Co., North Carolina. She died 1833 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4745 M v
William Probart POOR was born 1806 in Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 1889 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
       
William married (1) Elizabeth Emeline MC CARSON.
       
William also married (2) Sarah Ann WILSON.
  4746 M vi
Isaac Thomas POOR was born 1808 in Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 1842 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4747 M vii
Milton POOR was born 1812 in Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 1828 in Burke Co., North Carolina.

Polly also married (2) Jacob SUMMERY on 1823. Jacob was born in Ashville, North Carolina.

1796. Elizabeth AVERY (Waightstill , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born Aug 1782 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 366.

Elizabeth married William Ballard LENOIR, son of General William LENOIR and Ann BALLARD, about 1802 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. William was born 1 Sep 1775 in Wilkes Co., Tennessee. He died 14 Feb 1852 in Lenoir, Tennessee.

They had the following children:

+ 4748 M i Albert Sobieski LENOIR was born 30 Aug 1803 and died 28 Nov 1861.
+ 4749 F ii Louisa Caroline LENOIR was born 1805 and died 12 Aug 1841.
  4750 M iii
Isaac Thomas LENOIR was born about 1807 in North Carolina. He died 7 Dec 1875.
       
Isaac married Mary Caroline HOGG.
  4751 F iv
Lea Adeline LENOIR was born about 1807 in North Carolina. She died 22 Jul 1879.
       
Lea married John Y. SMITH.
  4752 F v
Myra Ann LENOIR was born about 1811 in North Carolina. She died 8 Mar 1879.
       
Myra married General James H. REGAN.
  4753 M vi
William LENOIR was born 20 Jan 1813 in North Carolina. He died 16 Jun 1878.
  4754 M vii
Waightstill Avery LENOIR was born 21 Nov 1816 in North Carolina. He died 1 Sep 1878.
       
Waightstill married Isabella HUME.
  4755 F viii
Eliza Martha LENOIR was born 23 Dec 1818 in North Carolina. She died 4 Mar 1894 in Paris, Texas.
       
Eliza married Col. John MARTIN.
  4756 M ix
Benjamin Ballard LENOIR was born 5 Mar 1821 in Lenoir, Tennessee. He died 13 Mar 1905 in Lenoir, Tennessee.
       
Benjamin married (1) Henrietta Rutledge RAMSEY on 27 Nov 1855. Henrietta died 25 May 1864.
       
Benjamin also married (2) Margaret Virginia SILER.
  4757 M x
Israel Pickins LENOIR was born 21 Sep 1823 in Lenoir, Tennessee. He died 21 Dec 1876.
  4758 F xi
Julia Joyce LENOIR was born 1826 in Lenoir, Tennessee. She died 18 Dec 1841 in Tennessee.

1797. Isaac Thomas AVERY (Waightstill , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 22 Sep 1785 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 31 Dec 1864 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 367.
    Isaac Thomas Avery was a fine Latin scholar; a successful farmer, and the largest raiser of cattle and horses in his section of the country; cashier of the Morganton bank; member of the state legislature and the governor's council. He left a large estate.

Isaac married Harriet Eloise ERWIN, daughter of Col. William Willoughby ERWIN and Matilda SHARPE, on 27 Jun 1815 in Belvidere, North Carolina. Harriet was born 3 May 1795 in Belvidere, North Carolina. She died 4 Aug 1858 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 367.
    She was a descendant of Col. William Sharpe of the first congress, of David Reese who signed the Mecklenberg resolutions. (See Avery's History of the United States and Its People, Vol. 5, p. 356.), and of others illustrious in North Carolina history.

They had the following children:

  4759 M i
William Waightstill AVERY was born 25 May 1816 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4760 M ii
child AVERY was born 25 May 1816 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 25 May 1816 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4761 M iii
Theodore Horatio AVERY was born Sep 1817 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 3 Oct 1822 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4762 M iv
Clark Moulton AVERY was born 3 Oct 1819 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4763 M v
Thomas Lenoir AVERY was born 16 Mar 1821 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 23 Sep 1852 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4764 F vi
Leah Adelaide AVERY was born 20 Dec 1822 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. She died 20 Jan 1897 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4765 F vii
Matilda Louise AVERY was born 4 Oct 1824 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. She died 3 Jul 1825 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4766 viii
child AVERY was born 8 May 1826 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. child died 18 Jul 1826 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4767 M ix
Marcus AVERY was born 4 Oct 1827 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 22 Feb 1828 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4768 M x
Colonel Isaac Irwin AVERY was born 20 Dec 1829 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 3 Jul 1863 in the Confederate army at the battle of Gettysburg.
  4769 F xi
Mary Ann Martha AVERY was born 25 May 1831 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4770 F xii
Justina Harriet AVERY was born 22 Sep 1833 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4771 M xiii
Alphonso Calhoun AVERY was born 11 Sep 1835 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4772 F xiv
Laura Myra AVERY was born 15 Nov 1837 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4773 M xv
Edward Dolbeare AVERY was born 26 Sep 1839 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 2 Dec 1848 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4774 M xvi
Willoughby Francis AVERY was born 7 May 1843 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina.

1798. Selina Louise AVERY (Waightstill , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 27 Oct 1788 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. She died 21 Sep 1864 in Fort Defiance, North Carolina.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 368.

Selina married Thomas LENOIR, son of General William LENOIR and Ann BALLARD, about 1807 in Swan Ponds, Burke Co., North Carolina. Thomas was born 2 May 1780 in Fort Defiance, North Carolina. He died 15 Jan 1861 in Fort Defiance, North Carolina.

They had the following children:

  4775 M i
William Avery LENOIR was born 18 Jun 1808 in Forks of Pigeon, North Carolina. He died 1 May 1862 in Lenoir, North Carolina.
       
William married Jane Keziah DEER.
  4776 F ii
Ann Eliza LENOIR was born 15 Mar 1811 in Forks of Pigeon, North Carolina. She died 26 Apr 1812 in Forks of Pigeon, North Carolina.
  4777 F iii
Laura Leah Caroline LENOIR was born 6 Jun 1815 in Forks of Pigeon, North Carolina. She died 3 Feb 1894 in Loudon Co., Tennessee.
       
Laura married Joseph Caldwell NORWOOD.
  4778 M iv
Thomas Isaac LENOIR was born 26 Aug 1817 in Forks of Pigeon, North Carolina. He died 5 Jan 1882 in Forks of Pigeon, North Carolina.
       
Thomas married Mary Elizabeth GARRETT.
  4779 F v
Mary Ann Myra LENOIR was born 21 Jul 1819 in Forks of Pigeon, North Carolina. She died 1898 in Green Hill, North Carolina.
       
Mary married James GWYN.
  4780 F vi
Sarah Joyce LENOIR was born 15 Mar 1821 in Forks of Pigeon, North Carolina. She died 21 Jan 1899 in Fort Defiance, North Carolina.
  4781 M vii
Walter Waightstill LENOIR was born 13 Mar 1823 in Fort Defiance, North Carolina. He died 26 Jul 1900 in Watauga Co., North Carolina.
       
Walter married Cornelia Isabelle CHRISTIAN.
  4782 M viii
Rufus Theodore LENOIR was born 15 Dec 1825 in Fort Defiance, North Carolina. He died in Yadkin Valley, North Carolina.
       
Rufus married Sarah Leonora GWYN, daughter of Richard GWYN and Elizabeth HUNT, on 18 Feb 1857 in Elkin, North Carolina. Sarah was born 13 Apr 1833 in Elkin, North Carolina.

1800. Margaret Stringer AVERY (Isaac , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 19 Mar 1789 in Warren Co., Virginia.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 369.

Margaret married (1) John MURPHY, son of James MURPHY, on 8 Mar 1820 in Burke Co., North Carolina.

They had the following children:

  4783 F i
Eliza M. MURPHY was born 20 Dec 1820.
       
Eliza married Thomas George WALTON.
  4784 F ii
Sarah Lauretta MURPHY was born 16 May 1822.
       
Sarah married (1) Alexander Francis GASTON.
       
Sarah also married (2) William C. ERWIN.
  4785 M iii
James Isaac MURPHY was born 22 Jul 1823. He died in his youth.
  4786 F iv
Harriet Louisa MURPHY was born 12 Oct 1825.
       
Harriet married William McIntyre WALTON.
  4787 M v
John Hugh MURPHY was born 14 Feb 1827.
       
John married Clara Irwin PATTON.

Margaret also married (2) John COLLETT on 21 May 1829. John died 14 Aug 1842.

They had the following children:

  4788 M vi
Waitstill Avery COLLETT was born 28 Jan 1830. He died 9 Jul 1880.
       
Waitstill married Mary CALDWELL, daughter of Governor Todd R. CALDWELL.

1801. James AVERY (Isaac , Humphrey , Samuel , James , Christopher ) was born 25 Oct 1791 in Warren Co., Virginia. He died 6 Mar 1872 in Burke Co., North Carolina.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC, page 369.

James married Elizabeth BROWN, daughter of Daniel BROWN and Hannah HOLLINGSWORTH, on 6 Mar 1823 in Burke Co., North Carolina. Elizabeth was born 2 Oct 1799 in McDowell Co., North Carolina. She died 1877 in Burke Co., North Carolina.

They had the following children:

  4789 F i
Margaret Ann AVERY was born 10 Dec 1823 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4790 M ii
Isaac Theodore AVERY was born 10 Jul 1825 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4791 F iii
Hannah Elvira AVERY was born 22 Feb 1827 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4792 M iv
William Brown AVERY was born 25 Nov 1828 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4793 F v
Mary Matilda AVERY was born 21 Jan 1832 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4794 F vi
Harriet Martha AVERY was born 31 May 1834 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4795 F vii
Eliza Murphy AVERY was born 22 May 1836 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4796 F viii
Laura Jane AVERY was born 30 Sep 1838 in Burke Co., North Carolina.
  4797 M ix
Henry Harrison AVERY was born 15 Jul 1840 in Burke Co., North Carolina. He died 6 Aug 1861 in Yorktown, Virginia, unmarried.

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