Averina was born in 1886 as the youngest of four children to Charles and Esther Vaughan. Her siblings were Mary Emily (b. 1877), John Edward (b. 1878) and Charles Samuel (b. 1880).
By the 1911 census Charles and Esther Vaughan are living at Mount Pleasant in Llangedwyn, along with their daughter Mary Emily Lewis, now a widow. Mary did dairy work on the farm with her son Richard Robert Lewis (b. 1909 in Llansilin). Charles Samuel also helped on the farm with his 9 year old daughter Myfanwy Vaughan.
Meanwhile, Avarina worked as a schoolteacher in Denbigh. She never married and passed away on 11th June 1949, leaving £731 7s 3d to her brother Charles Samuel, a now retired farmer.