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JAMES AVERY was born about 1620 in England, son of Christopher Avery (died 12 Mar 1679 [TM diary]). On 10 Nov 1643 in Gloucester, MA, he married Joanna GREENSLADE (c1622 - 1693+) of Boston. He was granted land in New London, CT in Oct 1650. About 1656 he built at the head of Poquonnock Plain which is in Groton, CT. There remains here a small park with a monument to "The Hive of the Averies". On 4 Jul 1698, he married second with Abigail INGRAHAM, widow of Samuel Chesebrough and Joshua Holmes. He died on 18 Apr 1700, and she died after 1714.
Children born in Gloucester, MA (i-iii) and Connecticut:
|i.||Hannah Avery||11 Oct 1644 MA||Ephraim Miner||22 Aug 1721|
|ii.||James Avery||15 Dec 1646||Deborah Stallion 18 Feb 1669||22 Aug 1748 CT|
|iii.||Mary Avery||19 Feb 1647/8||Joseph Miner||2 Feb 1708|
|iv.||Thomas Avery||6 May 1651 CT||Hannah Miner||5 Jan 1737|
|v.||John Avery||10 Feb 1653/4||Abigail Chesebrough||?|
|vi.||Rebecca Avery||6 Oct 1656||William Potts 5 Aug 1678||?|
|vii.||Jonathan Avery||5 Jan 1658||-||c15 Sep 1681|
|viii.||Christopher Avery||30 Apr 1661||-||8 Dec 1683|
|ix.||Samuel Avery||14 Aug 1664||Susannah Palmes 25 Oct 1686||1 May 1723|
Ref: The Groton Averys, Christopher and James, Elroy McKendree Avery, 1893.
ISRAEL CURTISS was born on 3 Apr 1644 in Stratford, CT, son of John Curtiss and Elizabeth Welles. He married Rebecca ?Beardsley. He died on 28 Oct 1704 in Woodbury, CT.
Children born in Woodbury:
|i.||Israel Curtiss||18 Mar 1666/7||-||died young|
|ii.||Israel Curtiss||12 May 1668/7||Mary Mallory||?|
|iii.||John Curtiss||7 Oct 1670||Johannah _?_||14 Apr 1754|
|iv.||Stephen Curtiss||24 Oct 1673||Sarah Minor||1 Jun 1723|
|v.||Peter Curtiss||?||-||died young|
|vi.||Hannah Curtiss||?||Thomas Minor||?|
|vii.||Rebecca Curtiss||Nov 1677||Ephraim Minor||13 March 1763|
|viii.||Ruth Curtiss||?||-||died young|
|ix.||Ruth Curtiss||bp Sep 1686/7||-||died young|
|x.||Josiah Curtiss||Nov 1682/3||?||?|
Ref: Genealogy of the Curtiss Family, Frederic Haines Curtiss, 1903, p58
JOHN JUDSON Jr was born on 12 Mar 1675, son of John Judson and Elizabeth Chapman. On 28 Sep 1698, he married Sarah BEERS (8 May 1678 - ?), daughter of James Beers and Elizabeth Osborne. He died on 6 Apr 1722 in Woodbury.
Children born in Woodbury:
|i.||Sarah Judson||10 Sep 1699||Timothy Walker c1723 (Coth p10)||?|
|ii.||Elizabeth Judson||22 Dec 1703||Timothy Miner 11 Jun 1729||13 May 1778|
|iii.||Mary Judson||16 Feb 1707/8||Jehu Miner 18 Nov 1731 (Coth p12)||28 Sep 1762|
|iv.||John Judson||30 Apr 1714||Sarah Miner (Coth p14)||1769|
Updated 10 April 2011. Please e-mail any additions or corrections to Peter Miner: p_miner at alum.wpi.edu