Dudley Avery was one of the Aurora party of 1795; was appointed sheriff of Onondaga County, July 5, 1798; ensign of Onondaga County militia, 1798; promoted to lieutenant same year; captain, 1802. He was a cabinet maker. About 1804, he returned to Groton and studied medicine. He then went to Cincinnati, and later to Baton Rouge, La., where he became successful in his profession. He was a member of the state legislature and was in the War of 1812. He had a vessel built for trade with New York, and, on her trial trip in 1816, died of yellow fever, off the coast of Cuba.
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