Bibliography of sources John Avery

The following sources were used to document the early Groton Avery family.


General Record

  • Sweet, Homer DeLois, Averys of Groton (Press of the Rice-Taylor Printing Co, Syracuse,NY,1894)
  • Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, The Groton Avery Clan, Cleveland, 1912
  • History of Shiawassee and Clinton counties, Michigan, with illustrations and biographical sketches of their prominent men and pioneers; pages 385-386. Publication Info:  Philadelphia ,: D.W. Ensign & co., 1880.

Military

  • American Biographical History of Eminent and Self-Made Men with Portrait Illustrations on Steel, Vols I, II, Ancestry.com. The son of John Avery, 1798-1883, named Dr. John Avery is written about and with reference to Dr John Avery's father: His father served in the War of 1812.
  • War of 1812 Service Records, Ancestry.com. Noted that John Avery was taken prisoner. Probably served in Farrington's Regiment, New York Militia. Charles O'Dell's mother was a Farrington. Relevancy: A Charles O'Dell married Amy Avery, dau. of James Merritt Avery, son of John Avery.

Residence

  • 1830 Chataugua Co, NY Federal Census, Ancestry.com. Charlotte Twp where son James Merritt Avery was born.
  • 1840 Jefferson County, NY Federal Census, Ancestry.com. John Avery enumerated in Watertown, NY.
  • 1850 Clinton County, Michigan Federal Census, Ancestry.com. John Avery and family enumerated in Duplain Twp.
  • 1860 Clinton County, Michigan Federal Census, Ancestry.com. John Avery and family enumerated in Bingham Twp.
  • 1880 Clinton County, Michigan Federal Census, Ancestry.com. Living alone with a servant.



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