Age: 0, credited to Lowell, VTVITALS
Birth: 04/29/1838, Lowell, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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.