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Temperance Avery Morgan
Birth: Sep. 14, 1725
Groton
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1801
Groton
New London County
Connecticut, USA

She was the daughter of Colonel Christopher Avery and Prudence Payson. She married William Morgan July 4, 1744 in Groton. She was a Revolutionary War Patriot, rendering aid to the troops by supplying stockings knit from her own hands and also "Rifel frocks."

Temperance Avery and William Morgan had ten children:

1. William who died at age 8.

2. Christopher who married 1st Deborah Ledyard; 2nd Margaret Gates.

3. Temperance who married Ephraim Allyn (Ephraim married 2nd Temperance's sister Rebecca).

4. William who married 1st Lydia Smith; 2nd Sarah Harris.

5. Israel who married Elizabeth Brewster.

6. Mary who married Peter Williams.

7. Simeon who married Rhoebe Allyn

8. Prudence who married Increase Stoddard.

9. Rebecca who married 1st Jacob Galllup; 2nd Ephraim Allyn.

10. Jacob who married Lois Gallup.

In 1888, some of Christopher Avery's descendants set up a brown-stone obelisk on the east side of Avery Hill, Ledyard (formerly the North Parish of Groton) not far from his former home. (Now known as Christopher Avery Cemetery) The front bears this inscription: Christopher Avery, 1680 - 1753. His Four Wives. His Daughter, Temperance, and her husband William Morgan were buried in the same lot.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Christopher Avery (1680 - 1753)
  Prudence Payson Avery (1680 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  William Morgan (1723 - 1777)
 
 Children:
  Christopher Morgan (1747 - 1831)*
  Temperance Morgan Allyn (1752 - 1799)*
  William Avery Morgan (1754 - 1842)*
  Israel Morgan (1757 - 1816)*
  Mary Morgan Williams (1760 - 1843)*
  Simeon Morgan (1762 - 1813)*
  Prudence Morgan Stoddard (1764 - 1814)*
  Rebeckah Morgan Allyn (1766 - 1834)*
  Jacob Morgan (1768 - 1855)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Avery (1705 - 1789)**
  Abigail Avery Allyn (1707 - 1786)**
  Jonathan Wheeler (1707 - 1790)**
  Christopher Avery (1709 - 1778)**
  Richard Wheeler (1710 - 1749)**
  Nathan Avery (1712 - 1780)**
  Prudence Wheeler Geer (1712 - 1797)**
  Priscilla Avery Breed (1715 - 1792)*
  Hannah Avery Gallup (1719 - 1799)*
  Temperance Avery Morgan (1725 - 1801)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
widow Temperence
Morgan relict of
William Morgan
Efq. who died Oct
7th 1801 in ye
75th year of her age

The Sweet remembrance of the Just shall flourish when they sleep in dust.
 
Burial:
Christopher Avery Cemetery
Ledyard
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Shari Hanson Frey
Record added: May 23, 2009
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Temperance <i>Avery</i> Morgan
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