George Henry Avery was born 1847 in South Grafton, New South Wales, Australia to John Abel Avery (1798-1880) and Charlotte Emma Davis (1808-1874) and died 16 September 1928 Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Rachel Cook (1854-1895) 24 September 1873 in Registry Office, Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia. He married Ellen Baker (1873-1947) 13 December 1898 in Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of George Henry Avery and Rachel Cook (1854-1895)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charlotte Ellen Avery (1874-1966)
Eliza Jane Avery (1876-1957)
Charles Arthur Avery (1878-1960)
Matilda Avery (1879-1939)
Alfred Edward Avery (1881-1953)
Florence R Avery (1883-1969)
Louisa Avery (1885-1937)
Sarah Ann Avery (1887-1976)
Martha Avery (1889-1968)
Ethel May Avery (1891-1919)
Elizabeth A Avery (1893-1966)

Offspring of George Henry Avery and Ellen Baker (1873-1947)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Grace Evelyn Avery (1900-1972)
Eva Ellen Avery (1901-1974)
John Abel Avery (1904-1933)
Samuel James Avery (1907-1967)
Robert Henry Avery (1909-1987)
Aileen Avery (1912-1974)


There passed away on Sunday last, at the age of 80 years, Mr. George Henry Avery, of Greenhill, near Kempsey, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Avery. Deceased was born at South Grafton, and came to the Macleay when just 21 years of age. Shortly afterwards he married his first wife, a Miss Cook, who predeceased him many years ago. Deceased was married the second time to Miss Ellen Baker, who survives him. There were ten children of the first marriage and six of the second. There are also 59 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Daily Examiner, 21 September 1928, page 4


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: #V18473002 33/1847
2 Wedding 2
  • BDM Index ref for 2nd marriage: 7950/1898
  • "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980," database, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), George Henry Avery and Ellen Baker, 13 Dec 1898; citing Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia, reference cn; FHL microfilm 993,743.
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 15148/1928