1George Thomas Little, Henry Sweetser Burrage, and Albert Roscoe Stubbs, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine, Vol. 1, p. 4 (1909).
"(III) Eleazer, eldest son and third child of James and Mary (Dunham) Hamlin, was born in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony, April 12, 1668. He married Lydia, daughter of Paul and Deborah (Willard) Sares or Sears, and they lived in Horwich or Yarmouth. His father in his will made in 1717 mentions " my four grandchildren, the children of my son Eleazer Hamlin, deceased." He died in Yarmouth in 1698, and his widow married, September 30, 1706, Thomas Snow, of Harwich. The children of Eleazer and Lydia (Sears) Hamlin were: 1. Benjamin (q. v.), born in 1692. 2. A son, 1694. 3. Mary, 1696. 4. Elisha, January 26, 1697-98.".