Lieutenant James Avery Jr.

16 December 1646–22 August 1728 (Age 81)
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of James

When Lieutenant James Avery Jr. was born on 16 December 1646, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Captain James Avery, was 25 and his mother, Joanna Greenslade, was 24. He married Deborah Stallyon on 20 February 1669, in New London, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 22 August 1728, in Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 81, and was buried in Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Lieutenant James Avery Jr.
1646–1728
Deborah Stallyon
1651–1729
Marriage: 20 February 1669
Deborah Avery
1671–1739
Col. James Avery III
1673–1754
Margaret Avery
1674–1755
Edward Avery
1676–1759
Col. Ebenezer Avery
1678–1752
Capt. Christopher Avery
1679–1753
Jonathan Avery
1681–1741
Mercy Avery
1683–1685
Hannah Avery
1685–1727
Sarah Avery
1688–1732
Joseph Avery
1691–1753
Mary Avery
1693–1780
Benjamin Avery
1696–1772

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 February 1669
New London, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Avery in entry for Christopher Avery, "Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941"
  • James Avery in entry for Margaret Avery, "Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941"
  • James in entry for Deborah Avery, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"

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