Avery, Fernald a Free-will Baptist minister, was born- in April, 1835. Hopefully converted in 1855, he decided to enter the ministry. With a view to fit himself for his work, he commenced to study at New Hampton in 1859, but on account of his health was obliged to leave the institution. In-October, 1860, he had so far recovered as to be able to preach, and was licensed by the Corinth (Vt.) Quarterly Meeting. He took charge of the Church in Williamstown, and' in 1841 was ordained as its regular pastor, sustaining this relation for three years and a half. In August, 1864, he again took up his studies at New Hampton, which he prosecuted until the following March. He was once more laid aside by sickness, and lingered until death relieved him of his sufferings. He died at Corinth, Oct. 13, 1866. See Free-will Baptist Register, 1868, _p.87. (J. C. S.): .