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Amos Avery

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  • Name Amos Avery 
    Born 6 Mar 1743 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Continental Army, American Revolution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Amos marched on the Lexington Alarm from New London, under Captain Coit. He was in Captain Stoddard's company and was wounded at Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781 
    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 8 siblings 
    Person ID I35825  Nagel
    Last Modified 14 Sep 2018 

    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