Earl Richard Avery

Brief Life History of Earl Richard

When Earl Richard Avery was born on 12 June 1906, in Batson, Johnson, Arkansas, United States, his father, Joseph George Avery, was 22 and his mother, Mabel Grace Cooper, was 24. He married Doris Emeline Hansen on 26 January 1935, in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United States. He lived in Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Belleview, Jackson, Oregon, United States in 1950. He died on 5 February 1984, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in City View Cemetery, Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Earl Richard Avery
Sybyl Verna Stewart
Marriage: 30 July 1938
Stewart Henry Avery
Vance Elton Avery
Nancy Grace Avery

Sources (14)

  • Earl R Avery, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Earl Ric Avery, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"
  • Earl R Avery, "Oregon Divorce Records, 1946-1967"

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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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