"10. Deborah4 Avery (James3, James2, Christopher1) was b. Aug. 1, 1671, at Groton; m. June 29, 1691, at New London, Conn., Robert Allyn, s. of John and Elizabeth (Gager) … Robert Allyn and his wife were in full communion with the First Church of Groton before the ordination of the Rev. John Owen, Nov. 22, 1727. The records of the church prior to this date are lost. … Deborah (Avery) Allyn made her will May 22, 1734, and it was proved Dec. 17, 1739, at New London (New London Wills, D, p. 427). She mentioned her daughters, Elizabeth Williams and Deborah Lester, and all her sons."