Mary Avery

23 November 1764–17 March 1799 (Age 34)
Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Avery was born on 23 November 1764, her father, Captain William Avery, was 40 and her mother, Mary Dolbeare, was 24. She married Major Simeon Smith Jr. on 11 September 1792, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 17 March 1799, in States Cemetery, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Connecticut, United States.

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Major Simeon Smith Jr.
Mary Avery
Marriage: 11 September 1792
Mary Avery Smith
Edwin Smith
Eliza Smith

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World Events (5)

Age 12
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 17
The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America
Age 19
The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Auvery, a Norman form of Alfred . It could also be from a variant of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Aubri ( see Aubrey ). At least in the case of the original Puritan settlers in New England, there has been some confusion with Averill .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (20)

  • Mary Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary in entry for Edwine Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Mary in entry for Eliza Smith, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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