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Major George Smith Avery

Major George Smith Avery

Male 1835 - 1923  (87 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name George Smith Avery 
    Title Major 
    Born 16 Apr 1835  Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Library book: The Groton Avery Clan 03097 
    Census 1850 
    1850 Avery.
    1850 Avery.
    1850 US census, Mill Creek, Jo Daviess, Illinois, Family Number 891, Avery.
    Census 1860 
    1860 Avery.
    1860 Avery.
    1860 US census, Guilford, Jo Daviess, Illinois, Family Number 3691, Avery.
    Census 1870 
    1870 Avery.
    1870 Avery.
    1870 US census, Guilford, Jo Daviess, Illinois, Family Number 137, Avery.
    Census 1880 
    Avery 1880.
    Avery 1880.
    1880 US census, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, enumeration district 53, Family Number 7011459, Avery. There is also a Emily E Hundly listed as "cousin" that has not been added to this site.
    Census 1900 
    1900 Avery.
    1900 Avery.
    1900 US census, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, enumeration district 46, Family Number 263, Avery.
    Census 1910 
    1910 Avery.
    1910 Avery.
    1910 US census, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, enumeration district 36, Family Number 55, Avery. Also lists Mary and Jane, sisters od Elizabeth.
    Census 1920 
    1920 Avery.
    1920 Avery.
    1920 US census, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, enumeration district 42, Family Number 185, Avery. Also lists Mary Little, sister of Elizabeth.
    Military Service Civil War, Union Army Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He enlisted in Company F, 12th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, April 19, 1861, as first sergeant, for the three month's service. He re-enlisted in September of the same year in Company I, 3rd Missouri Cavalry and, was promoted to first lieutenant. Promoted to captain in 1862. Promoted to major in 1864. He served until the end of the war. 
    George S Avery Service.
    George S Avery Service.
    George S Avery Service.
    Major George Smith Avery.
    Major George Smith Avery.
    Major George Smith Avery.
    Died 29 Mar 1923  Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George Smith Avery Obituary.
    George Smith Avery Obituary.
    The McHenry (Illinois) Plaindealer, Thursday, April 12, 1923 page 8.
    Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George S Avery Headstone.
    George S Avery Headstone.
    George S Avery Headstone.
    Avery Family Headstone Greenwood.
    Avery Family Headstone Greenwood.
    Avery Family Headstone Greenwood.
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I35967  Nagel
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2018 

    Father William Avery,   b. 15 Aug 1807, Chenango County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1878, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Phebe Reed,   b. 24 Sep 1817, Middletown, Orange, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1902, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 30 Mar 1834  Peoria, Peoria, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Little,   b. 8 Nov 1839, Rome, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1924, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1863  Big Rock, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Cuyler Avery,   b. 29 Aug 1864, Kane County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1902, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [Birth]
    +2. George Wynne Avery,   b. 16 Apr 1866, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1927, San Diego County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
     3. Agnes Rae Avery,   b. 21 Sep 1867, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1942, Spencer, Clay, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [Birth]
     4. Elizabeth Florence Avery,   b. 4 Mar 1870, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1957  (Age 86 years)  [Birth]
     5. Alexandra Avery,   b. 14 Jan 1876, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1956  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     6. Marie Ione Avery,   b. 9 Feb 1883, Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F11472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart