Joanna "Jane" Greenslade
|Anne (Anna) Avery|
|Elisha (twin) Avery|
|Desire (twin) Avery|
1. The marriage of Abigail and John is recorded both in Stonington and New London. Children of Abigail and John may have been born in Stonington, New London, New Lebanon or, but not too likely, Groton. The birth locations in our file are based on land and other records of John (see his notes)
1. July 7, 1691 John, of New London, sold land in Stonington to Daniel Shaw. In 1692 an d1693 John was appointed Ensign "on the east side of the river at New London". In 1697 John was appointed "Captain of the train band at New London on the east side of the river". In 1700 he became one of the original proprietors of New Lebanon (now Lebanon). In 1704 his name appears with this title in the patent for New London, granted by the General Court October 14, 1704 and as late as May 1705 the General Court confirmed him in the possession of lands in that town. He then owned land in Preston in 1706. In 1708 he lived in Groton with his son John, Jr.