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Ensign Ebenezer Avery

Male 1746 - 1828  (~ 81 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document

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  • Name Ebenezer Avery 
    Title Ensign 
    Christened 17 Aug 1746  Preston, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Library book: The Groton Avery Clan 00302 
    Military Service 6 Sep 1781  Continental Army, King Phillips War Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was wounded and captured at the Fort Griswold massacre. It was to his house which the British took the wounded and the prisoners. 
    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.


    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)


    Ensign Ebenezer Avery

    Lieutenant Park Avery

    Corporal Ebenezer Avery

    Amos Avery

    Taken Prisoner:

    Sergeant Rufus Avery

    Caleb Avery

    Captain Peter Avery

    Died 11 Jan 1828 
    Buried Colonel Ledyard Cemetery, Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I35834  Nagel
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2019 

    Father Parke Avery,   b. 9 Dec 1710,   d. 4 Mar 1797  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Latham,   b. Abt 1716,   d. 11 Jun 1773  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1735 
    Family ID F11431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Green,   b. 16 Sep 1749,   d. 2 Oct 1789  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1768 
     1. Elizabeth Avery,   c. 16 Jul 1769  [Birth]
    +2. Ebenezer Avery,   b. 4 Mar 1771  [Birth]
    +3. Lydia Avery,   b. 4 Apr 1773,   d. 14 Sep 1797  (Age 24 years)  [Birth]
     4. John Green Avery,   d. 22 Sep 1777
     5. Elisha Avery  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F12219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Smith,   c. 6 Oct 1751, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1789  (Age ~ 37 years) 
     1. Frances Avery,   b. 4 Aug 1787  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F12220  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Coleman,   d. 21 Jan 1797 
    +1. John Coleman Avery,   b. 18 May 1792  [Birth]
     2. Orlando Avery,   b. Abt 1769,   d. 18 Sep 1821  (Age ~ 52 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F12221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Mrs Elizabeth Elderkin 
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F12222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart