Ebenezer Avery


Ebenezer Avery

Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 10 Jan 1828 (aged 81)
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 53941155 View Source
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Revolutionary War Soldier

From the Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots Volume 1 by Patricia Law Hatcher, page 32, "Lt. Ebenezer Avery, Groton CT"
Ref: United States Congressional Serial set, Issue 6924 - Eighteenth Report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution - Washington Government Printing Office - 1916

Norwich Courier (Norwich, CT), Jan. 23, 1828, p. 3:
Died, At Groton, on the 10th instant, EBENEZER AVERY, Esq. Aged 82 years. He was a volunteer in Fort Griswold, on the deplorable 6th of September, 1781, and bore a distinguished part in that bloody battle, in which he was severely wounded, and beaten with the butt of a musket, until supposed to be dead. He however revived and lived a long series of years an exemplary and highly respected citizen.---N. L. Gazette


Aged 81 years

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The month is flaked off, but the Hale listing says it is Jan that he died. Birth date & parents provided by member 48138686

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ebenezer Avery (17 Aug 1746–10 Jan 1828), Find a Grave Memorial ID 53941155, citing Colonel Ledyard Cemetery, Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Irma (contributor 46927625) .