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John Thomas Averill
Birth: Mar. 1, 1825
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1889
West Saint Paul
Dakota County
Minnesota, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. From 1858 to the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the Minnesota State Senate. In 1862, he enlisted and was Commissioned Lieutenant Colonel in the 6th Regiment, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry. He served with the 6th Minnesota the entire war in campiagnes through Missouri, Arkansas and on the frontier. In 1864, he was promoted Colonel in command of the Military District of West Mississippi, serving until the end of the war. For distingished service, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Voulunteers in March 1865. After the war, he engaged in the wholesale paper business and was member of the Republican National Committee, 1868 to 1871. In 1871, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses, serving until 1875. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Hannah Elizabeth Atkinson Averill (1827 - 1909)*
  Emelyn Clara Averill Stowell (1852 - 1911)*
  Mary Ellen Averill Drake (1855 - 1887)*
  Anna May Averill Jaggard (1859 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakland Cemetery
Saint Paul
Ramsey County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Block 57, Lot 3
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 24, 2001
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- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 1, 2017

- R I P
 Added: Aug. 2, 2016
Thank you General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 1, 2016
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