Avery, Daniel (1797-1851), was born on 1 Jul. 1797 in Oswego County, New York. He was the son of Daniel Avery and Sarah Sargent. He married Margaret Adams on 4 Jan. 1821. He was known to Wilford Woodruff in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. He died in Camden, Schuyler County, Illinois on 16 Oct. 1851.
Excerpt:December 18, 1843 ~ Monday 18th A short time since Br Daniel Avery and his son Philander Avery were both kidnaped by some Missourians & other mob men from Illinois & taken to Missouri and put in prision, one of the kidnapers a schoolmaster was taken with a warrent & brought to Nauvoo & had his trial this day before squair Johnson his name was Elliot. he was bound over to county court under $3000 ...Dates:December 18, 1843 December 19, 1843 December 20, 1843 December 21, 1843 December 22, 1843
Excerpt:I often wish that you could have her a little while perhapse one night or so and then I could have her back again— she is a verry affectionate child. I am now at Father Clarks where I have been about 12 weeks he has no wife she died just before they were driven from Missourie— he has made me welcome to stay here untill you return; would it not be for the best think you,— they are a verry kind family he says he wants me to feal as much at home ...