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John Avery
Birth: Feb. 29, 1824
Watertown
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1914
Greenville
Montcalm County
Michigan, USA

U.S. Congressman. He studied medicine Grass Lake Academy, graduated from the Cleveland Medical College, in 1850 and practiced of medicine in Otsego, Michigan. During the Civil War, he served as surgeon of the 21st Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Union Army. After the war, he resumed the practice of medicine, was a member of the Michigan State House of Representatives, (1869-70) and was a member of the Michigan State board of health, (1880-93). In 1893, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1897. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he engaged in the practice of medicine until his death at age 89. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Avery (1798 - 1883)
  Sarah Ann Cooper Avery (1799 - 1877)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Hoyt Ewell Avery (1823 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Frank Porter Avery (1853 - 1931)*
  Bryant Ewell Avery (1856 - 1950)*
  Adah Alvina Avery Burrell (1860 - 1940)*
  Minnie G. Avery (1862 - 1881)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Avery (1824 - 1914)
  James Merritt Avery (1832 - 1913)*
  Tyler Caldwell Avery (1833 - 1909)*
  Horace Avery (1836 - 1903)*
  Marvin Emory Avery (1840 - 1864)*
  Sanford Cooper Avery (1843 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Greenville
Montcalm County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: May 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7449430
John Avery
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John Avery
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