Asa Avery

Male1752–4 January 1753

Brief Life History of Asa

When Asa Avery was born in 1752, in Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Asa Avery, was 31 and his mother, Lucretia Williams, was 29. He died on 4 January 1753, in his hometown, at the age of 1.

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Asa Avery
Lucretia Williams
Benajah Avery
Zipporah Avery
Lucretia Avery
Edward Avery
Eunice Avery
Asa Avery
Asa Avery
Esther Avery
Daniel Avery
Mary Avery
David Avery
Edward Avery

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    Name Meaning

    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 ).

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

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