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John Avery (abt. 1710 - 1792)

John Avery
Born about in Greenland, New Hampshiremap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 18 Mar 1725 in Greenland, New Hampshiremap
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Died at about age 82 in Greenland, Rockingham, New Hampshiremap
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Profile last modified | Created 9 Aug 2009
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John Avery: Birth 17 SEP 1705 Groton, New London, Connecticut.

The John Avery who married Bridget Huggins in Greenland, NH was born, married and died in NH. He is not the son of Samuel Avery and Susanna Palmes. This particular error appears to have originated with an early Avery genealogy. Institute Historical Collections, v. 40, p. 90 [1]

John Avery married Bridget Higgins on March 18, 1725 in Greenland, New Hampshire. Rev. William Allen of Greenland, New Hampshire, was the officiant.[2]


  1. The Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire, p. 69-70, for information on the correct John Avery and Bridget Huggins line.
  2. Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.) [1]


WikiTree profile Avery-1075 created through the import of Longmore.GED on May 7, 2012 by Morley Longmore.Changes page for the details of edits by Morley and others.

This profile developed through the merging of Avery-1075 into Avery-32..

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This profile should be detached from parents [Avery-33] and [Palmes-30]. See notation in Avery-33 for source reference to this error, which had been captured independently by other editors of this profile, now & herewith highlighted. This John Avery was descended from Thomas Avery of the "Portsmouth Branch" of the Averys.
posted by John French Ph.D.

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