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Lieutenant Ebenezer Avery, jr

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  • Name Ebenezer Avery 
    Title Lieutenant 
    Suffix jr 
    Born 7 Mar 1733  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 
    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 Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Colonel Ledyard Cemetery, Groton, New London, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings
    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
     
    Person ID I35931  Nagel
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2018 

    Father Ebenezer Avery,   b. 29 Mar 1704, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1780, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F11461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart