Posted By:Mark Putnam
Subject:Re: Israel Owen and Hannah Avery in Wayne County
Post Date:January 02, 2014 at 13:19:37
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I thought the following was very interesting.

It took me a long time to find it:

1645. Elisha AVERY (Nathaniel , Nathaniel , John , James , Christopher ) was born about 1749 in Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut. He died before 1818.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC. Page 1335.
Elisha Avery served in Col. Parson's regiment, sixth company, 1775 (Conn. Men in the Rev'n, p. 72). His widow was living in 1819, at Lyons, in Ontario County, NY, aged 79, and testified that her husband was in the Revolutionary war with his brother, Nathan Avery, but died before he was able to secure a pension. In the settlement of the estate of Elisha Avery, Isaac Owens and John Chambers appear as claimants (Surragate's office, Canandaigua, NY, 139:430)

Elisha married Mercy.

They had the following children:

4221 M i
Nathaniel AVERY.

4222 M ii
Elisha AVERY.

I'm guessing that John Chambers married a daughter of Elisha Avery, Sr., who would have been Eunice Avery. But, then again John Chambers could have married a Eunice Springstead.

Nathan Avery married a Polly Springstead.