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EZRA PERRY (d. 1689) of Sandwich
Ezra Perry died on 16 Jan 1689 in Sandwich. [Ref] He married Elizabeth Burge on 12 Feb 1651 in Sandwich. [Ref]
On 5 Apr 1654 Ezra's wife's parents, Thomas and Dorothy Burge, sold him half a tract of land at Mannomett. [Ref transcript of deed]
On 20 May 1655 Ezra pledged five shillings for the building of a meeting house in Sandwich. [Ref] On 15 (5) 1671 he was one of four people appointed to go with James Skiffe and look at upland and meadow that James wanted to exchange with the town. [Ref] On 21 (3) 1674 Ezra Perry, Sr was chosen grand juryman. [Ref] On 12 May 1679 Ezra Perry was chosen constable. [Ref] On 16 Jan 1682 Mr Edmund Freeman, Sr and Ezra Perry were to see the minister paid. [Ref]
Ezra Perry of Manumet and the town of Sandwich signed his will with his mark on 16 Oct 1689: the same day that he died. He left bequests to his wife; his sons Samuel, Benjamin, Ezra and John; his daughter Remember; his daughter Deborah, wife of Seth Pope; Sarah, wife of Ephraim Swift. Inventory was taken on 24 Oct 1689 and was sworn to by his widow Elizabeth on 18 Apr 1690. [Ref]
Perhaps the Deborah Perry who married Robert Tupper is a sister of Ezra?
Children of Ezra Perry and Elizabeth Burge:
REMEMBER PERRY (1676 - 1732) of Sandwich
Parents: Ezra Perry and Elizabeth Burge
Remember Perry was born on 1 Jan 1676 in Sandwich. [Ref] She died on 4 Nov 1732, age 58, in Sandwich. [Ref] She married Jonathan Tobey. [Ref]
Brownson, Lydia B. (Phinney) and Maclean W. McClean, "Ezra Perry of Sandwich, Mass. (1625-1689)," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 115, 1961, 86-99.
Brownson, Lydia B. (Phinney) and Maclean W. McLean, "The Rev. Richard Bourne of Sandwich, Mass. (c. 1610 - 1682)," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 118, 1964, 83-.
Kardell, Caroline Lewis, and Lovell, Russell A. Jr., Vital Records of Sandwich, Massachusetts to 1885, Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996.
Locke, J. G., trans., "Records of Marriages, Baptisms and Deaths," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 12, 1858, p. 311 - 312.
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850. Online Database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007.
No Author, "Sandwich and Bourne Colony and Town Records," 1912, C.W. Swift, Yarmouthport, reprinted in Leonard H. Smith, ed., Cape Cod Library of Local History and Genealogy, v. 2, 1992, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore.
Through the Looking Glass, Mayflowerfamilies.com