Avery, Zelotus

Birth: February 23, 1824

Death: October, 16, 1897

Location: Lot 119, Section 1, Row 9, Old Cemetery – NE

A member of the firm of Avery & Son, contractors and builders of Grand Island, Neb., was born in what was then Genesee County, N.Y. Mr. Avery has served as supervisor of the county for four years, two years from Martin Township and two years from Grand Island. He also served in this capacity in Clinton County, Mich., and was also sheriff of that county, and was a member of the Lyon Post of the G.A.R.

Married previously to Phelie (sic) A., with two children – Horace age 3 and John H. newborn in Greenbush, Michigan in 1850. (Phoebe Ann Ferdon, age 18, married 30 July 1846 at Duplain, Clinton, Michigan.) Phoebe died in August 1869 in Bingham, MI.

Married 28 September 1876 in Adams Co., NE to Henrietta Hammond. His father’s name listed was Homer Avery.

Pvt., 23 Michigan Infantry, Company A-Civil War

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