|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1799|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1851|
The Hon Edward Avery m. 2d, Feb. 23, 1834, at Westport, Mrs. Genette Maria (Sherwood) Brush, his second wife. She was b. Dec. 1, 1799, in Conn.; d. Sept. 4, 1851, at Wooster, O. Edward Avery settled at Wooster, O., in 1817, and was one of the pioneer lawyers of that place. He was elected prosecuting attorney of Wayne County in 1819; state senator in 1824; judge of the supreme court of Ohio in 1845; resigned on account of ill health in 1851. He was a graduate of Yale and a man of great scholarly attainments. He d. June 27, 1866, at Wooster, O. No children (The Groton Avery Clan, Vol. I., Part II, pp.506-507).
The will of Genette Avery's mother was probated 27 June 1843 in NY. It provides information on additional relatives:
Wills of Greene County, Abstracts from 1841-1850:
DEBORAH SHERWOOD of Catskill Will Probated June 27, 1843
Heirs: Two daughters,--Gennette, wife of Edward Avery of Wooster, Ohio; Antoinette, wife of Simeon F. Huntington of Akron, Ohio; Sally, wife of
Clark Bissell and Abby, widow of Charles Jessup of Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Executor: Edgar B. Day
Witnesses: Orrin Day and S. Sherwood (Dayhttp://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygreen2/wills_1841-1850.htm)
Jesse Brush (1772 - 1814)
Deborah Hull Sherwood (1774 - 1843)
Edward Avery (1790 - 1866)
Genette Maria Brush Avery (1799 - 1851)
Antonette Marie Brush Huntington (1806 - 1890)*
HON. EDWARD AVERY
Died June 27, 1866
In the 56 Year
OF HIS AGE.
GENETTE [?] MARIA AVERY
Born Dec. 1, 1799.
Died Sept, 4, 1851.
Created by: Jane Denny
Record added: Oct 05, 2011
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