John Perrin +
1Richard LeBaron Bowen, Early Rehoboth Families and Events, NEHGR Vol. 96, pp. 257-261 (Jul 1942).
"1. JOHN1 PERRIN,* of Braintree, Mass., in 1640, was buried at Rehoboth 13 Sept. 1674. He married ANNA --------, who as widow Ann Peren,† was buried at Rehoboth 11 March 1688/9. He removed from Braintree to Rehoboth [Seekonk] in 1643 as one of the first proprietors of the new town.
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John Perrin made his will * 16 June, probated 23 Nov. 1674. He made bequests to his wife Anna, "my two sons John and Abraham"; "Anna [Hannah] my eldest daughter", and "Mary my other daughter". Wife Anna and his two sons John and Abraham named executors. Deacon Walker [Philip2] and Nathaniel Paine, overseers. Signed X * of John Perin, Sr. Witnessed by Stephen Paine, Jr., and Daniel Smith [Plymouth Colony Wills, vol. III, Part I, p.39].
Inventory taken by Henry and Daniel Smith and presented to the court at Marshfield 23 Nov. 1674. Real estate L230, total inventory L375/05/03. "John Perren the son of John Perren", and "the widdow Anna Perren and Abraham" took oath to it before James Brown, assistant [Plymouth Colony Wills, vol. III, Part I, p.39].
i. MARY,2 b. at Braintree 22 Feb. 1640/1 [Savage, vol. III, p. 399]; prob. d. young.
2. ii. JOHN.
iii. HANNAH [ANNA], b. at Rehoboth in July 1645; d. there 28 Mar. 1710; m. [as Anna] at Rehoboth, 16 June 1675, as his second wife, ENSIGN THOMAS READ, b. at Braintree 20 Nov. 1641, buried at Rehoboth 6 Feb. 1695/6.
Ens. Thomas Read served under Major Bradford in King Philip's War and his house was a depository for arms. He is buried in the Newman Cemetery at East Providence, R. I. A roughly chiseled field stone reads: "T.R.D./F. 6.1691". Beside this stone is a white marble stone erected by descendants which reads: "Thomas Read son of John & Sarah Born in 1641 Died 1696". Beside this stone is a roughly chiseled broken field stone set in cement which reads: "ANNA ye wife of Ensign Thos. Read dy ye 28 of March 1710 in ye 65 year of her age". Another roughly cut field stone reading: "E.R.A.G. 32 D. F. 1675", marks the grave of his first wife, Elizabeth Clarke.
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3. iv. ABRAHAM.
4. v. MARY, b. at Rehoboth in February 1649; was buried at Rehoboth 9 Sept. 1690; m. (1) at Rehoboth, 2 Dec. 1670, JACOB2 * ORMSBEE, b. at salisbury, Mass., in March 1647/8, was buried at Rehoboth 16 Mar. 1677, son of Richard and Sarah Ormsbee; m. (2) at Rehoboth, 27 Dec. 1677, NICHOLAS3 IDE, b. in November 1654, d. at Attleborough 25 June 1723, son of Nicholas2 and Martha (Bliss) Ide.
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