Avery, Ephraim a. Congregational, minister, the son of the Rev. John Avery of Truro, Mass., was born in 1712. He graduated at Harvard in 1731, and was ordained over the Church in Mortlake, Conn., four years after. This charge Mr. Avery retained until Oct. 20, 1754, when he died.. His widow subsequently married General Israel Putnam. See Cong. Quarterly, 1859, p. 350.