Biography of Asahel Avery of Alexander, NY

Asahel Avery, a Revolutionary soldier, died in New Britain, Conn., at an advanced age. His son Rufus G. was born in 1795, came to Alexander in, 1834, and died in 1879, aged 84 years. He drew a pension by reason of service in 1812. He married Keziah G. Goodwill (who died 1879), daughter of J. Munson Goodwill, of Hartford, Conn., and his children were Sarah, Ruth, John G., Daniel G., Mary J., William C., James M., Julia M., Bradley C., Emma L., Martha E., Charles B., George E., and Rufus G., Jr. The latter was born in Stafford, Conn., October 21, 1824,and came here with his father. He married Helen M., daughter of Capt. Uriah P. B. Monroe, of Batavia, and his children are Florence L. and Walter W. Florence married Ellis R.,son of M. W. Hay, of Batavia. She lives on the farm with her father, which place (the Remsen farm) he bought eight years ago, and is now raising improved stock.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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