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Ensign Ebenezer Avery

Male 1704 - 1780  (76 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Ebenezer Avery 
    Title Ensign 
    Born 29 Mar 1704  Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Continental Army, American Revolution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wounded at the Fort Griswold Massacre. 
    The Fort Griswold Massacre
    The Fort Griswold Massacre (17)
    The fort Griswold Battle was one of the last of the American Revolution. It occurred September 6, 1781 in a fort by the town of Groton, Connecticut. Eighty-eight brave men lost their lives. Most of them were slaughtered after the fort was surrendered. It was particularly costly to the Avery family which took a huge blow.





    Killed:

    Captain Elijah Avery

    Captain Elisha Avery

    Captain Samuel Allyn (Son of Hannah Avery)

    Captain Hubbard Burrows (Husband of Sarah Avery)

    Captain Youngs Ledyard (Son of Mary Avery)

    Lieutenant Ebenezer Avery

    Ensign Daniel Avery

    Sergeant Christopher Avery

    Sergeant Jasper Avery

    Sergeant Solomon Avery

    David Avery

    Thomas Avery

    Simeon Morgan (Son of Dorothy Avery)

    Elisha Perkins (Husband of Sarah Avery)

    Christopher Woodbridge (Son of Susannah Avery)

    Henry Woodbridge (Son of Susannah Avey)



    Wounded:

    Ensign Ebenezer Avery

    Lieutenant Park Avery

    Corporal Ebenezer Avery

    Amos Avery



    Taken Prisoner:

    Sergeant Rufus Avery

    Caleb Avery

    Captain Peter Avery


    Died 11 Jul 1780  Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Avery-Morgan Burial Ground, Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ensign Ebenezer Avery Headstone.
    Ensign Ebenezer Avery Headstone.
    Ensign Ebenezer Avery Headstone.
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I35755  Nagel
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2019 

    Father James Avery, III,   b. 20 Apr 1673, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1754, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Griswold 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F11422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Latham,   b. 21 May 1709, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1758, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Avery,   b. 30 Nov 1730, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1787, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
     2. Ebenezer Avery, jr,   b. 7 Mar 1733, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F11461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart