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Avery, David, 1746-1818



  • Existence: 1746 (date of birth)
  • Existence: 1818 (date of death)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

David Avery papers, 1794.

Identifier: MS4869
Abstract Rev. David Avery was born in Franklin, Connecticut, in 1746. He graduated from Yale in 1769, studied theology at Dartmouth College, and was ordained as a missionary to the Native Americans in 1771. In 1783 he became the minister of the First Church in Wrentham. Due to theological differences over church discipline, he was dismissed in 1794. He died in 1817. This collection contains a manuscript volume prepared by Rev. David Avery about the strife that had grown between Avery and his...
Dates: 1794