When Mary Avery was born on 23 November 1764, in Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States, 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 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 17 March 1799, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, New London, Connecticut, 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 ).