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Kevin Avery (#47024642)
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Bio Photo If you know of any one memorialized here who served aboard the USS Melvin DD-680 in the Pacific Theatre during WW II, please let me know.

I'm a transplanted New Englander. My parents are Paul Oscar Avery(1921-2003) and Betty Wheaton Avery(1925-1992). My mom's and aunt's interest in family history was passed to me. I have been doing family history research for over 25 years, most of which has been in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Maine.

I am retired, and live in The Villages, Florida, and would be happy to find and photograph cemetery stones of your friends or family in the Sumter - Lake - Marion County area.

If you find some pictures or monuments I haven't included, I'd love to hear from you when you post them. And corrections or additions to my postings are welcome. All suggestions are responded to within 48 hours unless I am out of town. If you supply me with additional information, I will always research and double check it before posting it to a memorial. There is simply too much inaccurate information out there.

I have completed projects on all cemeteries in Hawley, Buckland, Colrain, and Charlemont, Massachusetts. And another in Sears Cemetery in Barnstable County. Current projects include the Jenks Family in Rhode Island, the Groton Avery Family, and Shelburne, Franklin Co, Mass cemeteries. If any of my entries connects to your ancestors, let me know.

Please use the EDIT button on the memorial to initiate correspondence and recommend updates. I am no longer able to respond to emails that do not provide quick and easy access to the memorial in question. Also, if your e-mail is not provided on your profile page, I won't be able to respond to you if a response is needed. The public messages are not appropriate for back and forth discussion.

There are so many "orphan" memorials here on Find-A-Grave, many of which have been posted en masse and then forgotten. So many need identification and linking so we know who they were! After posting a memorial, please take the time to research, identify, and link the memorial properly..... it will go along way toward further establishing the credibility of this site.

Regarding transfers outside guidelines..... I will consider transfer to those who have a proven track record of collaboration on FindAGrave.

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Carl Steiger
Rebecca Blakely
At Rathbun Cemetery, Maquoketa, Iowa. I posted a photo. Her maiden name Marlow is on the headstone.


Carl Steiger
Added by Carl Steiger on Oct 11, 2015 6:00 PM
Don Lynch
Bio updated. Thank you! Don
Added by Don Lynch on Oct 10, 2015 11:18 PM
RE: Avery Family Transfers
You are quite welcome. Family belongs with family. If there are anymore that you need, let me know. Have a great evening. Lisa
Added by Lisa on Oct 10, 2015 7:16 PM
Luella Hinrichsen
RE: Henry Avery
Henry the 8th! ;) Just kidding- b. 9-22-1776 d. 5-1-1873 ,m. Lucy Morgan Fish b. 1-26-1780 d. 11-28- 1838 (Haven't found her). I think these notes are right, his F-A-G #101681257 They had 11 children.
Added by Luella Hinrichsen on Oct 08, 2015 3:46 PM
Luella Hinrichsen
RE: Oscar Carter Avery
That is a nice gene to pass along! I added a photo for Henry Avery if you'd like to see it. :)
Added by Luella Hinrichsen on Oct 07, 2015 8:12 PM
Luella Hinrichsen
Oscar Carter Avery
Forgot to mention that he has hair like Neal & Steve! Id I remember right there was one Henry I wasn't able to get linked so the line would go back to the first line, been awhile since I worked on it.
Added by Luella Hinrichsen on Oct 05, 2015 7:24 PM
Luella Hinrichsen
Avery Family
Kevin, Thank you for the corrections for the family and all you are doing to link the lines! My cousins line meets yours with Ebenezer and his brother Jonathan, I'd sent it back as an email, but see you probably won't see it! Have several lines that cross Avery lines, fun to find out where they all meet! Luella
Added by Luella Hinrichsen on Oct 05, 2015 7:19 PM
Andrew L.
RE: Hiram Whedon 24189582
Added by Andrew L. on Oct 05, 2015 1:36 PM
Re: Frank and Catherine Avery
You gave me an honest answer and after checking my family tree, I see no family connection. They are yours.
Added by DBT on Oct 02, 2015 8:41 PM
Lanetta Pryer Chapin
Torry Avery
I have made the corrections you sent. Also, if you'd like me to transfer the memorial, I'd be glad to transfer.
Added by Lanetta Pryer Chapin on Oct 02, 2015 2:31 PM
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