Avery, Samuel a Wesleyan minister in Nova Scotia, was born at Grand-Pre, Horton, N. S. He was educated at the Mount Allison Academy, N. B.; was received into the ministry in 1854; preached at Wilmot and Shelburne; became a supernumerary in 1861; and died of hemorrhage of the lungs, Oct. 13 of that year, in his twenty-ninth year. Devoutness of spirit, tenderness of conscience, and holy resolves characterized him. See Huestis, Memorials of Methodist Ministers in East. Brit. America,. p. 11.