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William Henry Avery Jr (1894 - 1951)

William Henry Avery Jr
Born in Tomkins Cove, Rockland, New York, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 5 Jul 1919 in Tompkins Cove, New York, United Statesmap
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Died in Bronx, New York City, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Aug 2009 | Last significant change: 15 Oct 2021
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William Avery was born on July 28, 1894 in Tomkins Cove, New York to William Avery and Josephine Stout.[1]

In 1900, William lived with his parents and siblings in Stony Point, New York.[2]

On July 6, 1919, William married Philippa Defede in Tomkins Cove, New York.[3]

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.[4]

He is buried in the Mount Repose Cemetery in Haverstraw, New York.[4]


  1. "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 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.).
  2. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 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.
  3. New York State, Marriage Index, 1881-1967;
  4. 4.0 4.1 Find a Grave;

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