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Sgt Rufus Avery
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1758
Groton
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1842
Groton
New London County
Connecticut, USA

He was appointed ensign of the 3d company of militia, 8th reg't, May, 1788; lieutenant of 2d company, October, 1789; captain of 3d company, October, 1792 (Ms. State Papers, Hartford). He was a pensioner. He survived the battle at Ft. Griswold.

He married Hannah Lord on Mar 1,1781 at Groton,CT.

Children: David Avery, Asa Lord Avery, Rufus Avery Jr, Guerdon Avery, and Lydia Lord Avery Walworth.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Avery (1724 - 1796)
  Elizabeth Allyn Avery (1732 - 1819)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Lord Avery (1759 - 1836)*
 
 Children:
  David Avery (1781 - 1822)*
  Asa Lord Avery (1783 - 1844)*
  Rufus Avery (1785 - 1812)*
  Lydia Lord Avery Walworth (1791 - 1867)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Avery (1750 - 1752)**
  Elizabeth Avery (1752 - 1752)**
  James Avery (1753 - 1777)*
  Elizabeth Avery (1754 - 1792)*
  Robert Avery (1756 - 1780)*
  Rufus Avery (1758 - 1842)
  Caleb Avery (1760 - 1835)*
  Anna Avery (1761 - 1763)*
  Lucy Avery (1762 - 1764)*
  Freelove Avery (1764 - 1789)*
  David Avery (1767 - 1790)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
CAPT RUFUS AVERY
DIED July 30, 1842
Aged 83 years 8 mos
HANNAH LORD
WIFE OF CAPT RUFUS AVERY
Died April 19, 1836
Aged 77 years

 
Burial:
Colonel Ledyard Cemetery
Groton
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Kevin Avery
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Aug 18, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11558958
Sgt Rufus Avery
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Sgt Rufus Avery
Added by: brianz190
 
Sgt Rufus Avery
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Added by: Jan Franco
 
 
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