Person:Christopher Avery (3)

m. 20 Feb 1669
  1. Deborah Avery1671 - bef 1739
  2. Captain James Avery1673 - 1754
  3. Margaret Avery1674 - 1755
  4. Edward Avery1675/76 - 1759
  5. Colonel Ebenezer Avery1678 - 1752
  6. Captain Christopher Avery1679/80 - 1753
  7. Jonathan Avery1681 - 1741
  8. Mercy Avery1683 -
  9. Hannah Avery1685 - aft 1727
  10. Sarah Avery1688 - 1732
  11. Joseph Avery1692 - 1753
  12. Mary Avery1693 - 1780
  13. Benjamin Avery1696 - 1772
  • HCaptain Christopher Avery1679/80 - 1753
  • WAbigail Parke1683 - 1713
m. 19 Dec 1704
  1. John Avery1705 - 1789
  2. Abigail Avery1707 - 1780
  3. Christopher Avery1709 - 1778
  4. Nathan Avery1712 - 1780
  5. Priscilla Avery1715 - 1792
  6. Isaac Avery1717 - 1744
  7. Hannah Avery1719 - 1799
  8. Jacob Avery1721 - 1792
  9. Temperance Avery1725 - 1801
  • HCaptain Christopher Avery1679/80 - 1753
  • W.  Prudence Wheeler (add)
m. 1 Apr 1714
Facts and Events
Name[1] Captain Christopher Avery
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 23 Jan 1679/80 Groton, New London, Connecticut, United StatesGroton separated from New London in 1705.
Christening[1] 28 Feb 1679/80 New London, New London, Connecticut, United StatesFirst Church
Marriage 19 Dec 1704 Groton, New London, Connecticut, United Statesto Abigail Parke
Marriage 1 Apr 1714 Groton, New London, Connecticut, United Statesto Prudence Wheeler (add)
Will[1] 18 Mar 1752
Death[1][3] 20 Jan 1753 Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States
Burial[1][4] Christopher Avery Cemetery, Ledyard, New London, Connecticut, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 15. Christopher4 Avery, in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 124-26.

    "15. Christopher4 Avery (James3, James2 Christopher1) was b. Jan. 23, 1679-80, at Groton; bap. Feb. 28, 1679-80, First Church of New London; … Christopher4 Avery was selectman, 1731, 1735, 1737; surveyor, 1736, and served as one of the justices for New London County. He was clerk of the North Society (Groton) church. In 1724 and 1725, he was deputy to the general court; he was successively ensign, lieutenant (1714), and captain (1730). (Conn. Col Rec., 6:426, 483, 553 & 7:303). In the division of land in the northwest part of Groton (now Ledyard), … Christopher took the eastern part, and there he lived, died, and was buried. 'Captain Christopher Avery deceased, January 20, 1753, in the 73d year of his age' (Groton Records). His will was dated March 18, 1752; he mentioned wife, Susanna; sons, John, Christopher, Nathan, and Jacob; daughters, Abigail Allyn, Priscilla Breed, Hannah Gallup, and Temperance Morgan; granddau., Prudence, dau. of son, Isaac, deceased; Susanna Stoddard, mother of Prudence. His property was appraised thus: Homestead farm. £10,000 (old tenor); Brewster's Neck farm. 2,500; Negroes-Jube 500, Jeune 250, Nero 530, Lydia 260, Sarah 240, Tom 210. In 1888, some of his descendants set up a brown-stone obelisk on the east side of Avery Hill, Ledyard (formerly the North Parish of Groton) not far from his former home. The front bears this inscription: "Christopher Avery, 1680-1753 His Four Wives. His daughter, Temperance, and her husband, William Morgan, were buried in the same lot."

  2. New London Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 8.

    "Avery, … Christopher, s. James & Deborah, b. Jan. 23, [1679] [1:14]"
    "Avery, … Christopher, s. James & Deborah, b. Jane. 23, 1679 [1:68]"

  3. Groton Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 10.

    "Avery, … Christopher, Capt., d. Jan. 20, 1753, Æ 73 y. [1:153]"

  4. Capt Christopher Avery.