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Daniel Avery

Male 1740 - 1781  (40 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Daniel Avery 
    Born 14 Nov 1740  Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Library book: The Groton Avery Clan 00099 
    Military Service Continental Army, American Revolution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Killed 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 6 Sep 1781  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 
    Siblings 13 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I35926  Nagel
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 

    Father Benjamin Avery,   b. 1696, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1772, Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Thankful Avery,   b. 15 Apr 1718, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1814, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F11459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Deborah Avery,   b. 1 Feb 1742 
    Married 14 Nov 1765  Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Daniel Avery,   b. 18 Sep 1766  [Birth]
    +2. Elias Avery,   b. 6 Apr 1768, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +3. Dudley Avery,   b. 19 Mar 1770  [Birth]
    +4. Isaac Avery,   b. 30 Mar 1772, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1858  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Deborah Avery,   b. 12 Jan 1774  [Birth]
    +6. Latham Avery,   b. 19 Dec 1775, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Rachel Avery,   b. 10 Aug 1777  [Birth]
     8. Abel Avery,   b. 17 Jul 1779  [Birth]
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F12033  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart