Captain Matthew Perkins Sr.
1William Richard Cutter, New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of . . ., Vol. 2, p. 746 (1914).
"(III) Captain Matthew Perkins, son of Sergeant Perkins, was born June 23, 1665, in Ipswich, and died April 15, 1738. His will was proved April 27, 1738, and his widow was executrix. He married 1985-86, Esther Burnham, daughter of Lieutenant Thomas and Mary (Tuttle) Burnham, born Aug. 3, 1662, died October 6, 1749. Her will was dated June 5, 1743, and proved October 16, 1749. On March 23, 1665-66, Matthew Perkins received from his father, a deed of a gift of "a house and one quarter of an acre of land within that ye gate that ye highway leads to Jeffrey's neck, on his marriage with Lieutenant Burnham his daughter." Children: Matthew, mentioned below; Esther, July 17, 1690; Joseph, June 15, 1695; Mary, December 3, 1696; Elizabeth, October 27, 1702.".