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John Avery
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Birth: May 4, 1798
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1883
Saint Johns
Clinton County
Michigan, USA

John was the son of Moses and Betsy (Munsell)Avery. He married Mrs. Sarah (Cooper)Mitchell August 1821.

He enlisted at age 13 in 23rd Regiment of U.S. Infantry from Jefferson County, New York. He was in capture of Fort George; also of brigs "Adams" and "Caledonia", was prisoner at Battle of Foret Erie by Indians and taken to Canada-in charge of Jack Brandt. His freedom was bought by Adams and Ball, merchants at Twelve-Mile Creek.

The family came to Oakland County, MI in 1836, then to Greenbush Township, Clinton Co in 1838. They had several children; some serving in the Civil War.

The above information provided by the Clinton County Historical Society. 
Family links: 
  Sarah Ann Avery (1799 - 1877)
  James Merritt Avery (1832 - 1913)*
  Tyler Avery (1833 - 1909)*
  Horace Avery (1836 - 1903)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Rest Cemetery
Saint Johns
Clinton County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Jennifer Holte Kerr
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
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- Shanna Avery
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