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Capt. Rufus Avery

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Capt. Rufus Avery

Birth
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 30 Jul 1842 (aged 83)
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 11558958 View Source
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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.


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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


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  • Maintained by: Kevin Avery
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 18 Aug 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11558958
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11558958/rufus-avery : accessed ), memorial page for Capt. Rufus Avery (16 Nov 1758–30 Jul 1842), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11558958, citing Colonel Ledyard Cemetery, Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Avery (contributor 47024642) .