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Doctor Elroy McKendree Avery

Doctor Elroy McKendree Avery

Male 1844 - 1935  (91 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Elroy McKendree Avery 
    Title Doctor 
    Born 14 Jul 1844  Erie, Monroe, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Library book: The Groton Avery Clan 03112 
    Biographical Information Served as president of the Avery Memorial Association from 1900 to 1935. Together with his wife he compiled the books The Groton Avery Clan, volumes I & II. 
    Avery Family Association (10)
    Census 1850 
    1850 Avery 4.
    1850 Avery 4.
    1850 US census, Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, Family Number 1, Avery.
    Census 1860 
    1860 Avery 3.
    1860 Avery 3.
    1860 US census, Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, Family Number 134, Avery.

    Note: The head of household is listed as Austin A. Avery, born in New York about 1810. I am still researching who this could be or why Casper Hugh Avery who is still alive at this point is not listed here.
    Military Service 1861  Civil War, Union Army Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He enlisted as a private in 1861. He mustered into the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. At the end of the war he mustered out as sergeant-major of the
    11th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry. 
    Elroy M Avery Service.
    Elroy M Avery Service.
    Elroy M Avery Service.
    Census 1870 
    1870 Avery 2.
    1870 Avery 2.
    1870 US census, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, Family Number 63, Avery
    Census 1880 
    1880 Avery 4.
    1880 Avery 4.
    1880 US census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, enumeration district 46, Family Number 5543978, Avery.
    Biographical Information 1891 
    Professor Avery was accused of stealing a watch from another soldier during the war, 
    Story of a Watch.
    Story of a Watch.
    The Rock Island (Illinois) Daily Argus, February 6, 1891, page 2.
    Prof Avery Goes Aquit.
    Prof Avery Goes Aquit.
    The Rock Island (Illinois) Daily Argus, February 11, 1891, page 2.
    Occupation 1893 
    Elroy was elected to the Iowa state Senate. He held the office from 1893 to 1897. 
    Tobacco Poisoned Boys. Elroy was responsible for the 1896 Ohio law that made it legal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to children under 16 years of age.
    Tobacco Poisoned Boys. Elroy was responsible for the 1896 Ohio law that made it legal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to children under 16 years of age.
    The Argus, Rock Island, Illinois. Wednesday, April 8, 1896 page 3.
    Census 1900 
    1900 Avery 6.
    1900 Avery 6.
    1900 US census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio enumeration district 115, Family Number 2, Avery
    Census 1910 
    1910 Avery 7.
    1910 Avery 7.
    1910 US census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, enumeration district 296, Family Number 326, Avery.
    Biographical Information 22 Dec 1919  New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Avery Library.
    Avery Library.
    Elroy founded the Avery Library and Historical Society. This would evolve into the New Port Richey Public Library.
    Census 1920 
    1920 Avery 6.
    1920 Avery 6.
    1920 US census, New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida, enumeration district 131, Family Number 321, Avery.
    Occupation 1924  New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The city of New Port Richey was incorporated on October 27, 1924. Elroy served as it's first mayor. 
    Census 1930 
    1930 Avery 3.
    1930 Avery 3.
    1930 US census, New Port Richey, Pasco, Florida, enumeration district 51-25, Family Number 150 Avery.
    Died 1 Dec 1935  Dade City, Pasco, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Elroy McKendree Avery Death.
    Elroy McKendree Avery Death.
    Elroy McKendree Avery Death.
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I38379  Nagel
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 

    Father Casper Hugh Avery,   b. 25 Jul 1809, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1873, Monroe County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Dorothy Putnam,   b. 9 Feb 1818 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 26 Sep 1843  Monroe County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Hitchcock Tilden,   b. 13 Dec 1844, Dundee, Monroe, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1911, Mayfield Heights, Cuyahoga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1870  Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F12091  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ella A Wilson,   b. 30 Oct 1879, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1973, Pinellas County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1916  Cuyahoga County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Avery-Wilson Marriage.
    Avery-Wilson Marriage.
    Avery-Wilson Marriage.
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 
    Family ID F12759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart