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Biographical Sketch of Humphrey Avery

(IV) Humphrey, son of Samuel and Susanna (Palmes) Avery, was born in Groton, July 4, 1699, died there, March 28, 1788. He married there, February 25, 1724, Jerusha, daughter of William and Margaret (Avery) Morgan, who died September 20, 1763. Children: 1. Humphrey, born March 10, 1725, married, June 19, 1745, Mary Baldwin. 2. William, born September 13, 1726, married Abigail Williams. 3. Solomon, referred to below. 4. Samuel, born October 17, 1731, married (first) in 1760, Sybil Noyes, and (second) Mary Ann Rose. 4. James, born August 13, 1733, married Williams. 5. Jerusha, born June 17, 1735, married Latham Avery. 6. Palmes, born April 3, 1737. 7. Christopher, born May 3, 1739, died July 3, 1778, in Wyoming, Pennsylvania. 8. Waitstill, born May 10, 1741, died March 13, 1821, married in 1778, Leah, daughter of Captain William, and niece of Sir William Peyton, of Virginia, and widow of Franks. 9. Isaac, born October 27, 1743, married (first) Margaret Strothers, and (second) Stringer. 10. Nathan, born November 20, 1746, died in July, 1747.

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