Lyman Herman Avery

24 August 1918–5 May 1980 (Age 61)
Winterville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lyman Herman

When Lyman Herman Avery was born on 24 August 1918, in Winterville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States, his father, Walter Avery, was 32 and his mother, Rosa Verna Nobles, was 28. He married Hazel Roberta Wainwright on 16 May 1940. He lived in Green, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Greenville Township, Pitt, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 5 May 1980, in Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Farmville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States.

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Lyman Herman Avery
Hazel Roberta Wainwright
Marriage: 16 May 1940

Spouse and Children


    Hazel Roberta Wainwright


16 May 1940

Parents and Siblings


    Rosa Verna Nobles




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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 17

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Lyman Aranz in household of Allen A Garris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lyman Avery in household of Allen Yarris Or Garris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lyman Avery in household of Walter Avery, "United States Census, 1920"

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