Josiah Avery Sr.

Josiah Avery Sr. (1740 - 1801)

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Josiah Avery Sr.
Born in Gilmanton, New Hampshiremap
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Died in Gilmanton, New Hampshiremap
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Josiah Avery, 1740-1801, is honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution. He signed the Association Test. [1]

Research Notes


  1. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed December 2, 2017), "Record of Josiah Avery", Ancestor # A03395.


Avery, Josiah, Pvt. In Capt. John Warner's Co., Lt. John Herrick's Reg. of Rangers, VT; b. 10-13-1740, Gilmanton, NH d. 11/25/1801, m. Anna b. 1745 d. 1805 ch: Jonathan, b. 1762 m. Dorothy Dudley. Member 127997 Desc. Ethel Smith Harvey (Edward Roscoe). Pg. 15 Oregon state roster of ancesters [sic], Daughters of the American Revolution, 1963 Tillamook, Or.: Oregon Society, D.A.R., 1963, 407 pgs.

Name: JOSIAH AVERY State: NH County: Belknap County Township: Gilmanton Year: 1776 Page: NPN Database: NH Early Census Index

Name: Josiah Avery Township: Gilmantown County: Strafford State: New Hampshire Year: 1790 Roll: M637_5 Page: 91 Image: 0218 Source Information: Index created from United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States in the Year 1790. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1908. Corresponding images scanned from National Archives and Records Administration. 1790 United States Federal Census. [database online] Provo, UT:, 2000. Data imaged from National Archives and Records Administration. 1790 Federal Population Census. M637, 12 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration. Because Vermont joined the union as the fourteenth state in 1791, it missed the first federal census by one year. (Although there is a census labeled 1790, it was actually taken one year later.)Avery, Josiah Event: Lived in: 1776 Place: Gilmanton Source title: Force, Peter Source: American Archives (Series), 1774-1777 - Excerpts Publisher: Peter Force Publication Information: Washington, DC Page: 885 Province: New York

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