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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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Doris King
Thank you
Added by Doris King on Apr 30, 2015 8:59 AM
RE: William Poor
GREAT! Thanks for the info!

Added by PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & ... on Apr 28, 2015 8:33 PM
William Poor
Middle name changed to Probart vs. Probate.

Let us know if it is OK.
Added by PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & ... on Apr 28, 2015 8:24 PM
Sharon Martin
Helen Virtue Avery
I thank you for your input on Helen, but I would like a source for her birth date. I see a lot of people on ancestry have the same Aug 29 but no source, do you have one. I'm almost sure she was born in Adrian, do you have a source?
Thank you for your help with this

Added by Sharon Martin on Apr 27, 2015 12:48 PM
Sorry i was wrong not Charles Leonards obituary just death notice obituary of wife already posted.
Added by WJH on Apr 27, 2015 8:21 AM
Thank you
Thank you for Charles Leonard dunn county wi connections

His obituary is available UWStout if you are interested dollar is their usual charge.

Posted this on his memorial
Added by WJH on Apr 27, 2015 8:07 AM
Charles Avery #7150040
Hi, I've been adding photos for Oak Hill and noticed you recently left flowers for Charles. So I just thought I'd message you that I added photos for Charles. Sincerely, Dale
Added by DMaron on Apr 23, 2015 6:54 PM
L Evans
Walter Woodworth
I have added the edits you sent, and in trying to look at details of his life, I wound a tree that said he passed in NC ??? Do you happen to have access to records for him and Mary.... maybe a marriage record ?
Thanks in Advance & Blessings to You and Yours,
L Evans
Added by L Evans on Apr 23, 2015 11:10 AM
RE: Sarepta Tinkham Jencks 19652856
I sincerely apologize. I confused 2 edits when I went back in to add them. I have the documentation of her birth on 9 Aug 1819 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Added by Ramblnrose on Apr 19, 2015 9:02 PM
The Ancestor Hunter
Mathias Van Pelt
Monument Inscriptions prior to 1900 from Cemeteries in Clermont Co, OH vol IV, p 38
d. Aug 29, 1878, 76 y 7m.
Added by The Ancestor Hunter on Apr 19, 2015 12:56 PM
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