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James Averell, Jr.

Other Name:
James Averell, II
December 14, 1763
December 17, 1835
Marcy Holt Averell (1788)
Biographical Notes:
James Averell was born in Ashford, Conn where he lived in his youth, moving to Palmer, Mass., and Wilmington, Vt., before he settled in Cooperstown, N. Y in 1787. He served in the Continental Army from Palmer, MA. In 1792 he exchanged his initial Cooperstown property for a tannery He and his son William Holt Averell invested in land in Cleveland, OH. He died away from home at St. Johnsville NY in 1835.

Profession / Service
Other; Real Estate

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Secondary Sources:
Avery, Clara A. The Averell-Averill-Avery Family of Ipswich, MA. In Two Volumes, Vol. 1. Press of Evangelical Publishing House, 1906. Accessed at on November 21, 2023

Hurd, D. Hamilton History of Otsego County, New York. With illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers, Philadelphia, Everts & Fariss, 1878 Accessed at on November 21, 2023.

New York State Historical Association, Guide to the Averell Family Papers Accessed at November 21, 2023

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