The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Herman AveryAge: 55 years17971852

Name
Herman Avery
Given names
Herman
Surname
Avery
Birth October 15, 1797
Birth of a brotherGuy Carleton Avery
July 7, 1798 (Age 8 months)

Birth of a brotherDudley Avery
June 28, 1800 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a sisterCharlotte Ann Avery
July 21, 1803 (Age 5 years)

Birth of a brotherWilliam Pitt Avery
April 5, 1805 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a brotherIsaac Avery Jr
July 5, 1807 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a sisterSally Maria “Sara” Avery
November 23, 1808 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherDaniel Avery
March 19, 1811 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterHelen Avery
November 11, 1812 (Age 15 years)
Birth of a sisterEdna Avery
August 25, 1817 (Age 19 years)
MarriageMary “Polly” vanPeltView this family
July 22, 1822 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Child Avery
about 1823 (Age 25 years)
Death of a sonChild Avery
about 1823 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Alexander VanPelt Avery
April 1825 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Daniel Gillett Avery
January 19, 1826 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sonAlexander VanPelt Avery
March 19, 1826 (Age 28 years)
Note: Headstone states that baby Alexander died in infancy at age 11 months
Burial of a sonAlexander VanPelt Avery
1826 (Age 28 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt aka Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
Birth of a daughter
#4
Charlotte Ann Avery
June 6, 1829 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Daniel Wilson “Wils” Avery
March 30, 1832 (Age 34 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Pitt Avery
September 1, 1832 (Age 34 years)
Burial of a brotherWilliam Pitt Avery
September 1832 (Age 34 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt Cemetery, Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
Birth of a son
#6
Matthias VanPelt Avery
February 19, 1834 (Age 36 years)
Death of a motherSarah Brooks
December 29, 1834 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Sarah Elizabeth Avery
June 6, 1836 (Age 38 years)
Death of a wifeMary “Polly” vanPelt
August 3, 1842 (Age 44 years)
Burial of a wifeMary “Polly” vanPelt
after August 4, 1842 (Age 44 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt Cemetery, Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
MarriageSarah C vanPeltView this family
December 20, 1842 (Age 45 years)
Note:
Married sister Mary's husband, Herman, shortly after her death, 3 Aug 1842.
Death of a wifeSarah C vanPelt
April 2, 1843 (Age 45 years)
Note: Sutton vanPelt's SAR application Natl: 29412 and IL State: 1987 dated 14 JUN 1933 provides a date of death of 23 APR 1842, not 02 APR.
Burial of a wifeSarah C vanPelt
about April 3, 1843 (Age 45 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt Cemetery, aka Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
MarriageMahala Quinn KnightView this family
November 30, 1843 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Frances Ely Avery
March 24, 1845 (Age 47 years)
Death of a wifeMahala Quinn Knight
January 19, 1846 (Age 48 years)
Death of a brotherGuy Carleton Avery
March 7, 1846 (Age 48 years)
Burial of a brotherGuy Carleton Avery
about March 8, 1846 (Age 48 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt aka Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
MarriageElizabeth KnightView this family
July 2, 1846 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Mitchell PearceCharlotte Ann AveryView this family
August 17, 1848 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Mahala Avery
May 24, 1849 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Mary Frances Pearce
December 24, 1849 (Age 52 years)
CensusElizabeth KnightView this family
September 18, 1850 (Age 52 years)
Note:
HF: 816/829, LN: 39/42, Noble Twp, Shelby Co, Indiana, USA Herman Avery, 53/M, Farmer, 3000, NY Elizabeth Avery, 38/F, KY Daniel W Avery, 18/M, Farmer, IN Matthias Avery, 16/M, IN Sarah P Avery, 13/F, IN John C Davin, 12/M, IN Next door is the Lewis Pence family, with Lydia, future wife of an Avery.
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Sarah Helen Pearce
September 7, 1851 (Age 53 years)
Death December 2, 1852 (Age 55 years)
Burial 1852 (Age 54 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt Cemetery, Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1792Preston, New London Co, Connecticut, USA
4 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
9 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
17 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
20 months
younger sister
5 years
younger sister
Edna Avery
Birth: August 25, 1817Cayuga Co, New York, USA
Death: November 28, 1901Marion Co, Indiana, USA
Family with Mary “Polly” vanPelt - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 22, 1822Saint Paul, Decatur Co, Indiana, USA
17 months
son
Child Avery
Birth: about 1823Decatur Co, Indiana, USA
Death: about 1823Decatur Co, Indiana, USA
2 years
son
Alexander VanPelt Avery
Birth: April 1825Decatur Co, Indiana, USA
Death: March 19, 1826Decatur Co, Indiana, USA
10 months
son
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
23 months
son
2 years
daughter
Family with Sarah C vanPelt - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 20, 1842Saint Paul, Decatur Co, Indiana, USA
Family with Mahala Quinn Knight - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 30, 1843Saint Paul, Adams Twp, Decatur Co, Indiana, USA
16 months
daughter
Family with Elizabeth Knight - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 2, 1846Saint Paul, Adams Twp, Decatur Co, Indiana, USA
3 years
daughter
Arthur C McClure + Sarah C vanPelt - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: September 22, 1831Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
11 months
step-daughter
5 years
step-son
Jerome A McClure
Birth: March 2, 1837Indiana, USA
Death: February 12, 1854Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
3 years
step-daughter
3 years
step-daughter

Marriage
Married sister Mary's husband, Herman, shortly after her death, 3 Aug 1842.
Census
HF: 816/829, LN: 39/42, Noble Twp, Shelby Co, Indiana, USA Herman Avery, 53/M, Farmer, 3000, NY Elizabeth Avery, 38/F, KY Daniel W Avery, 18/M, Farmer, IN Matthias Avery, 16/M, IN Sarah P Avery, 13/F, IN John C Davin, 12/M, IN Next door is the Lewis Pence family, with Lydia, future wife of an Avery.
Note
He was a farmer. In politics, he was a Jeffersonian Democrat