When David Avery was born on 27 December 1757, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jonathan Avery, was 11754 and his mother, Dorothy Denison, was 35. He married Sarah Palmer on 11 January 1781, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 June 1817, in East Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Graham Cemetery, Hubbardsville, Madison, New York, United States.
English: from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Aevery, a Norman form of Alfred . Among the 17th-century Puritan settlers in New England, there was some confusion with Averill . Compare Averett .
Altered form of French Canadian Hévey (see Hevey ). Compare Avey 3.
History: Christopher Avery emigrated from England to Salem, MA, in or before 1630. — William Avery (alias Averill) was one of the Puritan settlers who emigrated from England to Ipswich, MA, in or c. 1637. — Some of the American bearers of the surname Avery are descendants of Nicolas Hévé/Devé from France, who was in QC by 1672 (see Hevey ).