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Sergeant Amos Avery

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  • Name Amos Avery 
    Title Sergeant 
    Christened 6 Mar 1743 
    Gender Male 
    Library book: The Groton Avery Clan 0267 
    Military Service Continental Army, American Revolution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marched on the Lexington Alarm. Was wounded and taken prisoner at the 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


    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I35821  Nagel
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2019 

    Father John Avery,   b. 4 Feb 1700,   d. 11 Jul 1759  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Morgan,   b. 10 Jul 1710, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1749, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1729 
    Family ID F11430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Prudence Williams,   b. 25 Jul 1749 
    Children 
     1. Amos Avery, Jr,   b. 14 Sep 1769, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Aaron Avery,   b. 27 Sep 1771, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Eunice Williams Avery,   b. 20 Jun 1774  [Birth]
     4. Prudence Avery,   b. 18 Sep 1777, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Elijah Avery,   b. 2 Sep 1783, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Harriet Avery,   b. 21 Sep 1792, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F12201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart