Jane Avery (1825 - 1918)

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Cheltnm, Australia

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Cheltnm, Australia

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Father: Lindsay Archibald Avery
Mother: Elizabeth Best Avery

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Geneva L. Avery gravesite

Geneva L. Avery gravesite

Effie B Avery gravesite

Effie B Avery gravesite

Willie Avery

Willie Avery

Jeremiah VanKleeck

Jeremiah VanKleeck

Jimmy D Robinson

Jimmy D Robinson

John, Jessy, & Katie Avery, Wisconsin 1885

John, Jessy, & Katie Avery, Wisconsin 1885

Lewis & Henrietta (Selman) Johnson

Lewis & Henrietta (Selman) Johnson

James & Willie (Avery) Tuggle

James & Willie (Avery) Tuggle

James & Willie Mae Avery

James & Willie Mae Avery

Victor Abraham Bomstead, Washington 1938

Victor Abraham Bomstead, Washington 1938

Joseph and wife Florence (Stevens)

Joseph and wife Florence (Stevens)

Joseph Avery and Florence Stevens Avery

Joseph Avery and Florence Stevens Avery

AVERY COUSINS

AVERY COUSINS

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Robert Avery Will (page 2) Geneva L. Avery gravesite Effie B Avery gravesite Willie Avery

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1825 - In the year that Jane Avery was born, on October 26th, the Erie Canal opened. Construction had begun in 1817 and the completion of the canal provided passage from Albany New York to Buffalo New York and Lake Erie. Previously, pack animals had to be used to transport goods - there were no railroads - and the canal allowed goods to be shipped relatively easily and quickly.

1834 - At the age of only 9 years old, Jane was alive when on March 28th, President Andrew Jackson was censured by the United States Congress, 26–20, due to his efforts to close The Second Bank of the United States - which eventually led to the Panic of 1837. The censure was expunged in 1837, after years of effort by Jackson supporters.

1864 - At the age of 39 years old, Jane was alive when on June 15th, Arlington National Cemetery was created in Arlington Virginia. 200 acres from the grounds of Robert E. Lee's home were set aside to be a military cemetery. The home and grounds had been in Lee's wife's family - she was a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington.

1893 - By the time she was 68 years old, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

1918 - In the year of Jane Avery's passing, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

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Jane Avery died in 1918 in Cheltnm, Australia at 93 years old. There is no known cause of death for Jane. She was born in 1825. She was born to Lindsay Archibald Avery and Elizabeth Best Avery, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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