Biography of Nettie Medora AVERY dau of James Merritt AVERY

Nettie (Henrietta) Medora AVERY "Nettie" was born on 30 Sep 1857 in Bingham Twp, St Johns Post Office,Clinton County, MI, USA. She was the daughter of James Merritt AVERY and Sarah Emeline CAMPBELL. She died on 26 Oct 1939 in Jack County, TX, USA. She was buried in 1939 in Oakwood Cemetery, Jacksboro, Jack County,TX, USA.

Nettie Medora AVERY married William Riley TRIPP, son of Gideon Bowdish TRIPP and Louisa DRAKE (DeRaet) on 16 Aug 1877 in Grand Ledge, Eaton County, Mi. William Riley TRIPP was born on 23 Sep 1851 in , Clinton Co, Michigan. He died on 13 Nov 1929 in , Jack County, TX, USA. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Jack County, TX, USA.

Their children were William Archie TRIPP, Mary Louisa TRIPP, Nellie Edith TRIPP, Clyde Odell TRIPP, Nettie Lucinda Gertrude TRIPP and Lillie Emma TRIPP.

Origin of the name "Medora". We believe her parents gave her the middle name of Medora after the heroine of the poem, "The Corsair" by Lord Byron.

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Nettie Medora Avery ca 1875

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