"19. Joseph4 Avery (James3, James2, Christopher1) was bap. April 17, 1692, at New London; … Norwich, Jan. 10, 1717, James Avery through love deeded to his son Joseph land that he bought of Isaac Harrington. This land was east of the River Quinabauge at a place called Pabaquamsque; 60 acres bounded by the common, River Quinabauge and Pachogue Brook, March 16,1717, he deeded him two tracts of land, through 'love he bears his dutiful son Joseph.' Sept. 1, 1729, Ebenezer Avery deeded to his brother Joseph Avery, through love, 'land in Norwich, on which the said Joseph now dwells' (Norwich Deeds, 1:65, & 6:467). June 27, 1753, at Norwich, 'Old Joseph Avery was drowned' is an entry in Jabez Fitch's diary (Mayflower Descendants, 1:38). His estate was inventoried at Norwich, Nov. 6, 1753, but was not wholly divided until May 5, 1755. The heirs were the widow, Tabitha Avery: sons, Joseph and Benjamin; dau., Tabitha (Avery) Skilton: and the heirs of dau., Lucy, deceased, wife of Jonathan Tracy (Norwich Wills, 1:454)."