Austol Avery was one of the more prominent members of the Avery family and, ironically enough, the one who never had any interest in continuing a legacy - mostly because no woman was interested in him and thus the chance never really presented itself to him. No matter how much the wizarding lifeline differed from that of muggles, it still didn't take away from the fact that his chance to build a legacy was slipping fast and, if he didn't act upon it soon, he'd never be able to have one. He was an ageing man, sixty-years-old by the time he would eventually have his first child, and the need to feel remembered and to experience familial life from a parental standpoint were important to him.
On the even of his fifty-ninth birthday, Austol met Trueth Lamphier, a pure-blooded witch who belonged to the influential Lamphier family; a Cornish pure-blooded family that was highly influential in the southern parts of Cornwall. Trueth was ten years Austol's junior and was seeking a way to have a child herself, nearing her final years of fertility even despite magic-kind's elongated period. Whilst it was a desperation for children and continuing family legacies that brought them together, a genuine spark and growing love kept them together and saw the birth of a son.
Gryffin Lamphier Avery was born just weeks before his father turned sixty and his mother fifty. His birth was nothing short of a miracle for his parents and as a result, he was babied from an early age. Even with the additions of siblings, each of them got babied as much as the other and got whatever they wanted without question.
Gryffin grew up in a small magical community near Ottery St Catchpole and lived a best of both worlds life. Whilst the Avery family had traditionally prescribed to the idea of blood supremacy, newer generations were more open and accepting and Austol was one of the ones who led the change within the family and, subsequently, he saw it as a must that his children be exposed to the muggle lifestyle. Gryffin and his siblings attended a muggle primary school and whilst they knew of their pure-blooded heritage and that magic existed, their parents attempted to lessen their usage in front of them as to not crush their children's interest in the muggle lifestyle.
Although Gryffin's simple first magical experience of making a plastic chair levitate was rather boring and mundane, it was a world of relief to his parents as they had feared he was a squip; him having his experience at nine-years-old. From that moment on, his parents began preparing him for the life of magic ahead of him. Whilst they didn't teach him spells, potions or anything of the sort, they allowed him to experiment with what bursts of magic occurred, remaining calm and collected when things broke or things were destroyed.
Recently the anticipation for his letter to Hogwarts has grown and, subsequently, his parents have already began shopping for that chapter of his life, him joining them to get his first full and proper glimpse at the wizarding world.