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Avery, Henry

Age: 0, credited to Lowell, VT
Unit(s): 11th KS CAV
Service: 11th KS CAV, enl 3/31/64, m/o 9/26/65

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Birth: 04/29/1838, Lowell, VT
Death: 1916

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Wakefield, KS
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Connie Langvardt
Findagrave Memorial #: 110364228
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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Highland Cemetery, Wakefield, KS

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LOWELL--Henry Avery, of Wakefield KS. died on March 10, aged 78 years. He was a Vermonter who went to Kansas in 1861, and served two years in the Civil War. In 1866 he married Miss. Orpha Farman of this place, a sister of Freeman Farman. Mr. Avery was ill in the hospital when the fiftieth wedding anniversary of their marriage occurred. He is survived by Mrs. Avery and two sons.

For sixteen years he was postmaster of Wakefield. In 1875 he introduced the first registered Percheron horses into Kansas, and was known throughout Kansas in connection with the breeding of Percheron stock.

Orleans County Monitor, April 26, 1916

Courtesy of Deanna French.