New Hampshire, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 12, 1911|
New York, USA
Son of George M. and Cynthia (Converse) Avery.
George's widowed mother, Cynthia Converse, remarried to William Cummings at Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut.
George was living in the household of William Cummings and Cynthia Converse in the 1850 US Census on 6 Aug 1850 at East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut:
William Cummings, 32, blacksmith, b. MA
Cynthia, 29, b. MA
** George L. Avery, 7, b. MA
Julietta Avery, 4, b. MA
Wallace W. Cummings, 4, b. MA
Francis L. Avery, 3, b. NH.
On 26 Apr 1862 George married Mary (Stone) Richardson, 30, daughter of Simon and Sally (Smith) Stone, at Southbridge, Massachusetts, (Note: she had been married first to Isaac Richardson and had two sons who died in infancy.)
On 7 Aug 1862 George, a farmer, mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
George, James C. Barlow, and Charles E. Stone, brothers-in-law who married daughters of Simon and Sally (Smith) Stone, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Co. C.
On 17 Sep 1862 George L. Avery was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, in the foot.
On 6 Jan 1863 George mustered out of the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.
Starting 23 Nov 1863, George also served in the 1st Connecticut Cavalry, Co. H and mustered on 2 Aug 1865.
On 11 Jan 1889, George was admitted at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Bath, Steuben County, New York. On 4 Mar 1889, he was discharged from the soldiers' home due to desertion. George and his wife were apparently separated.
George was enumerated in the 1910 US Federal Census on 16 Apr 1910 at Wampsville Village, Lenox, Madison County, New York, as "Avery, George L., prisoner, 73, widower, b. MA (of MA parents)" in the facility of one Sheriff John Hill, b. NY.
He died on 12 Sep 1911 at Morrisville, Madison County, New York.
Mary Stone Avery (1832 - 1908)
Mary E. Avery (1864 - 1865)*
Herbert John Avery (1867 - 1893)*
Morrisville Rural Cemetery
New York, USA
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