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Caleb Avery

Male 1760 - 1835  (75 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Caleb Avery 
    Born 25 Feb 1760  Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Library book: The Groton Avery Clan 00674 
    Military Service Continental Army, American Revolution Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was taken prisoner 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 Apr 1835  Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 13 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I35942  Nagel
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2018 

    Father James Avery, V,   b. 27 Jul 1724, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1796, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Allyn,   b. 27 Apr 1732, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1819, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F11450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Avery,   b. 25 Dec 1769, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1853, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Belton Avery,   b. 25 Jun 1790, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. James m Avery,   b. 16 Jan 1794, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Eliza Avery,   b. 31 Aug 1796, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Robert Austin Avery,   b. 3 Aug 1803, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F12199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart