1Lydia B. (Phinney) Brownson and Maclean W. McLean, Ezra Perry of Sandwich, Mass., (c. 1625-1689), NEHGR Vol. 115, pp. 98-99 (Apr 1961).
"5. BENJAMIN2 PERRY (Ezra1), born 15 Jan. 1670, died probably in Stoughton, Mass., after 25 Aug. 1740. He married about 1694 DINAH SWIFT, born about 1672, daughter of William and Ruth Swift of Sandwich, Mass.
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No record has been found of a will or settlement of the estate of Benjamin Perry in probate indeces of Suffolk, Bristol or Barnstable Counties.
Children, born in Sandwich (town records, vol. 1, p. 3; May. Dec., vol. 29, p. 29):
i. MERIBAH,3 b. 11 June 1695; m. in Sandwich, 9 Nov., 1716, CORNELIUS GIBBS, b. about 1690, d. in Sandwich 31 Dec. 1748, son of Thomas and Alice (Warren) Gibbs.
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ii. REMEMBRANCE, b. 13 March 1796/7(sic); d. after 1789; m. (1), about 1717, THOMAS TUPPER,* b. in Sandwich about 1693, d. in Stoughton before 20 Feb. 1738/9, son of Thomas and Mary Tupper; m. (2) in Stoughton, 4 Oct. 1742, Jeremiah Willis and moved to Pittsfield, Mass.
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16. iii. BENJAMIN (twin), b. 19 March 1699/1700.
iv. SETH (twin), b. 19 March 1699/1700; d, young.
v. SUSANNAH, b. 27 Dec. 1701
17. vi. ABNER, b. 10 March 1703/4
18. vii. JOSIAH, b. 18 Oct. 1709.
19. viii. CAPT. NATHANIEL, b. 2 July 1713.
20. ix. ELIAKIM, b. 8 May 1716.".
1Lydia B. (Phinney) Brownson and Maclean W. McLean, Ezra Perry of Sandwich, Mass., (c. 1625-1689), NEHGR Vol. 115, pp. 197-198 (Jul 1961).
"20. ELIAKIM3 PERRY (Benjamin,2 Ezra1), born 8 May 1716, died in Tinmouth, Vt., about 1792. He married first, in Stoughton, Mass., 18 Dec. 1740, SARAH JOY, "of Rehoboth" (Endicott, op. cit.; James N. Arnold, Vital Records of Rehoboth, p. 302), born 17 July 1720, died about 1748, daughter and Ruth (Ford) Joy; and secondly, 27 Dec. 1749, HEPZIBAH LADD of Norwich, Conn.
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Children by first wife:
62. i. DAVID,4 b. 8 Aug. 1741.
63. ii. SILVANUS, b. 31 Aug. 1743.
iii. ABIGAIL, b. 3 June 1745.
iv. ELIZABETH, b. 3 May 1747,
Children by second wife:
v. SETH, b. 8 June 1750.
vi. ELIAKIM, b. 22 Feb. 1752.
vii. EZEKIEL, b. 26 Oct. 1753.
viii. AZOR, b. 12 Dec. 1755.
ix. OZIAS, b. 20 June 1757.
x. PHILIPPA, b. 24 April 1759; ? m. JOHN ROWE.
xi. SARAH, b. 12 Sept. 1762; m. CALEB HUNTINGTON.".
2J.H. Beers & Co., Commemorative Biographical Record of Tolland and Windham Counties Connecticut Containing Biographical Sketches of . . ., Vol. 1, p. 522 (1903).
"Eliakim Perry, the father, was born May 8, 1716, in Sandwich, Mass., and was a son of Benjamin Perry, of Sandwich. He married Sarah Joy, daughter of David Joy, of Rehoboth, Dec. 18, 1740, the Rev. John Greenwood officiating. Sarah Joy was born in Rehoboth July 17, 1920, and died at the age of twenty-six years, after the birth of 4 children. Eliakim Perry married again and had the following children: Seth, who lived in Norwich, or what is now Franklin, Conn.; Azor, who settled in Middletown, Vt.; Eliakim, Jr., who settled in Moravia, N. Y.; Ozias, who also settled in Moravia; Ezekiel, who lived in Middletown, Vt,; Sarah, who married Caleb Harrington, and lived in Clarendon, Vt.; and Phillipa, who married a Mr. Rowe, and lived in New London, Conn.
Eliakim Perry served in the expedition under General Pepperell against Cape Breton in 1746, with his brother Abner, who was killed in taking the Island Battery. All of Eliakim's sons were in the war of the Revolution, two, David and Sylvanus, becoming first lieutenants in actual service, and captains after the war.".