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Genette Maria Brush Avery
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1799
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1851
Wooster
Wayne County
Ohio, USA

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).
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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)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jesse Brush (1772 - 1814)
  Deborah Hull Sherwood (1774 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Edward Avery (1790 - 1866)
 
 Sibling:
  Genette Maria Brush Avery (1799 - 1851)
  Antonette Marie Brush Huntington (1806 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HON. EDWARD AVERY
Died June 27, 1866
In the 56 Year
OF HIS AGE.
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GENETTE [?] MARIA AVERY
Born Dec. 1, 1799.
Died Sept, 4, 1851.

 
Burial:
Wooster Cemetery
Wooster
Wayne County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Jane Denny
Record added: Oct 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77694516
Genette Maria <i>Brush</i> Avery
Added by: Char G.
 
Genette Maria <i>Brush</i> Avery
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Added by: Paul Theodore Riegert
 
 
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- Jane Denny
 Added: Oct. 5, 2011
 
 
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