Martha Patty Averill

1763–1805 (Age 42)
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Patty

When Martha Patty Averill was born in 1763, in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Captain Moses Averill, was 40 and her mother, Martha Cogswell, was 35. She married Solomon Murray on 14 August 1782, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She died in 1805, in Claverack, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Murray
1758–1822
Martha Patty Averill
1763–1805
Marriage: 14 August 1782
William Cogswell Murray
1783–1860
Reuben Murray
1792–
Mary Way Murray
1785–1852
Elizabeth Murray
1785–1838
Emma Murray
1787–1873
Amy Caswell Murray
1789–
Martha Murray
1792–1804
Patty  A Caswell Murray
1792–
Nancy Murray
1798–1827
Laura Murray
1799–1817

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 August 1782Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 13
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 13
    New York is the 11th state.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 23
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English:apparently from the name of the month (April), Middle English averil, Old French avrill, Latin aprīlis, perhaps with reference to freshness of temperament, or youth, or possibly to the changeable weather of the month.perhaps occasionally a habitational name from Haverhill in Suffolk, with loss of initial H-. The placename derives from either Old English hæfera ‘oats’ or hæfer ‘he-goat’ + hyll ‘hill’. Compare Avery .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Avenell
    Avery

    Sources (4)

    • Martha Murray in entry for Mary W. Elton, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Martha Murrey in entry for Patty  A Caswell, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
    • Martha Murray in entry for Mary W Elton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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