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Albert Sinclair Avery
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1841
Topsham Four Corners
Orange County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1929
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Served in the Union Army in the Civil War in Co. K, 15th Vermont Infantry. Member of G.A.R.


Civil War Veteran, Shoe Merchant Here for 15 Years, is Stricken

Albert Sinclair Avery passed away at the family home, 203 W. Pearl street, Saturday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock after a month's illness tho he had been in failing health for some time. Mr. Avery was born August 7, 1842 at Topson, Vermont. He was the son of Christopher and Emily Avery and was the youngest of nine children.

Mr. Avery enlisted as a private in the Civil War when he was 21 years old. At the time of his discharge he was a lieutenant. After the war he attended New Hampton institute, then went to Iowa in the late sixties. Later he moved to Colorado and six years after that, in 1894 came to Pomona where he has since resided. He was in the shoe business here for 15 years.

He was married in 1872 to Mary J. Mann, who survives him. One son, Dr. Hazen L. Avery, passed away in 1908, and his wife is the only other close relative surviving.

Mr. Avery has always been active in G.A.R. work, serving as chaplain for many years and as assistant adjutant general for one term. He was a member of the Pilgrim Congregational church and Pomona lodge N. 246, F.& A.M.

Funeral services will be held at the Todd & Reeves chapel Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Luther Freeman, pastor of the Congregational church will officiate, assisted by Dean Norton of Pomona college. Burial will be made in the family lot in Pomona cemetery. The G.A.R. will have ther services at the grave.

Pomona Progress-Bulletin Jan. 28, 1929

Family links: 
  Christopher Avery (1805 - 1888)
  Emily Walker Avery (1805 - 1883)
  Mary Jane Mann Avery (1851 - 1941)*
  Hazen Lorenzo Avery (1876 - 1908)*
  Lura Sleeper Avery Steele (1828 - 1889)*
  Mary Jane Avery (1829 - 1846)*
  Lucina Avery Wingate (1832 - 1862)*
  Agusta C Avery (1837 - 1859)*
  Carolinn M Avery (1839 - 1865)*
  Albert Sinclair Avery (1841 - 1929)
  George Avery (1846 - 1847)*
*Calculated relationship
Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Created by: James Henkel
Record added: Jan 29, 2005
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Albert Sinclair Avery
Added by: James Henkel
Albert Sinclair Avery
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