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"AVERY. Payment was made to Walter Auery, fallen in poverty, 1526 (ALHT., v, p. 306). Michael Awery or Avery was witness in Falkland, 1548 (Gaw, 8). John Awerie, portioner of Newtoun, 1596. Martha Avery in Wester Arr, 1766 (Moray). Old spellings: Avary, Averie, Awery, Every. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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