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William Tecumsah Avery
Birth: Nov. 11, 1819
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 22, 1880
Arkansas, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman. Served as a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Elected to represent Tennessee's 10th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1857 to 1861. Also served as a Member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives in 1843. He died on May 22, 1880, when he accidently drowned in the Ten Mile Bayou in Arkansas. 
Family links: 
  Nathan Avery (1792 - 1846)
  Rebecca Jones Rivers Avery (1793 - 1847)
  Emma Chastelett Jones Avery (1835 - 1887)
  Emma Blythe Avery Stratton (1856 - 1943)*
  William Thomas Avery (1860 - 1912)*
  William Tecumsah Avery (1819 - 1880)
  Elizabeth Edmonds Avery Meriwether (1824 - 1916)*
  Amanda Avery Trezevant (1828 - 1916)*
  Cornelia Estelle Avery Lamb (1830 - 1919)*
*Calculated relationship
Elmwood Cemetery
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Chapel Hill Section, Lot 39
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7786930
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Thank you for Serving! RIP
- FayFaith
 Added: Aug. 19, 2016

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: May. 22, 2016
Thank you for your service to our cause, may you rest in peace. Deo Vindice.
- James & Cheryl Graham
 Added: Oct. 25, 2015
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