Christopher Lester Avery III.

25 August 1902–21 June 1964 (Age 61)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Christopher Lester

When Christopher Lester Avery III. was born on 25 August 1902, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Christopher Lester Avery Jr., was 29 and his mother, Betsey Ann Bouse, was 25. He married Hester B. Anderson on 14 October 1927, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in New London, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years and Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 21 June 1964, at the age of 61, and was buried in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States.

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Christopher Lester Avery III.
Hester B. Anderson
Marriage: 14 October 1927
Christopher Lester Avery IV.
Infant Baby Anderson

Spouse and Children

14 October 1927
Washington, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 15

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 17

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Christopher Avery Jr. in household of Christopher L Avery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christopher L J Avery in household of Christopher L Avery, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christopher L Avery, "United States Census, 1930"

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