Karl Elihu Avery

Brief Life History of Karl Elihu

When Karl Elihu Avery was born on 3 October 1884, in Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, United States, his father, George Whiting Avery, was 24 and his mother, Emma Isabel Andress, was 25. He married Louise Lula Davis on 19 June 1904, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Florence Township, Erie, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 April 1936, in Birmingham, Erie, Ohio, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Karl Elihu Avery
Louise Lula Davis
Marriage: 19 June 1904
Margaret Louise Avery
Olive Emily Avery

Sources (13)

  • Carl Avery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Karl Elihue Avery, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Karl E Avery, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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