Daniel Avery (1797-1851) was born 1 Jul. 1797 in Oswego Co., New York. He was the son of Daniel Avery and Sarah Sargent. He married Margaret Adams on 4 Jan. 1821. He was kidnapped in 1843; the event was mentioned by Wilford Woodruff in his journal. He died 16 Oct. 1851 in Camden, Schuyler Co., Illinois.
Daniel Avery (LZFQ-Z7X), "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 4 Feb. 2022). Daniel Avery, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/daniel-avery, accessed 4 Feb. 2022). Daniel Avery, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/daniel-avery, accessed 11 Jan. 2022).
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 ...