Samuel Avery 1852 - 1853
The Mount Allison Wesleyan Academy calendar of 1851 lists as a student Samuel Avery Jr. of Halifax Nova Scotia. The 1852 calendar lists him as an Assistant Teacher and Librarian. He was received on trial in the Methodist church in 1854, and received into full connection and ordained a Methodist Minister in 1858. He held various posts in Nova Scotia until 1861 when he was assigned the church in Liverpool, NS.  He died there at the age of 29 years on 13 October 1861 of “his old complaint, haemorrhage of the lungs…”.


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