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Avery, Arvin Allen


Oct. 1812–19 June 1877. Wainwright. Born at Spafford, Onondaga Co., New York. Son of James Avery and Mercy Baker. Married to Francis Maria Babbitt, 24 Sept. 1834, by Seymour Brunson, in Geauga Co., Ohio. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, by 1834. Participated in Camp of Israel expedition to Missouri, 1834. Priesthood license revoked; restored 29 Sept. 1835, in Kirtland, Geauga Co. Appointed member of Second Quorum of the Seventy, 31 Dec. 1836. Defendant in case of Cahoon, Carter & Co. for the use of JS v. Avery, Aug. 1837, in Geauga Co. Excommunicated, 13 Mar. 1838. Moved to Loudonville, Ashland Co., Ohio, by Sept. 1839. Moved to Euclid, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, ca. 1843–1845. Rebaptized into church, by Jan. 1846. Moved to Boonville, Cooper Co., Missouri, by 1848. Died at Florence, Lauderdale Co., Alabama.