William Avery was born on July 28, 1894 in Tomkins Cove, New York to William Avery and Josephine Stout.
In 1900, William lived with his parents and siblings in Stony Point, New York.
On July 6, 1919, William married Philippa Defede in Tomkins Cove, New York.
William died on March 16, 1951 in the Bronx, New York. An unsourced obituary on Find a Grave shows that he died in the Kingsbridge Veterans Hospital in the Bronx.
He is buried in the Mount Repose Cemetery in Haverstraw, New York.
↑ "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3C7-7QS : 8 November 2017), William Henry Avery Junior, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
↑ "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSL1-ZG7 : accessed 21 October 2018), William H Avery in household of William H Avery, Stoney Point Township, Election District 2, Rockland, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 78, sheet 1B, family 15, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,155.