Elizabeth Perry

about 1764–1813 (Age 49)
Perquimans, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Perry was born about 1764, in Perquimans, North Carolina, United States. She married Thomas Stanton on 28 August 1781, in Perquimans, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1813, in her hometown, at the age of 49.

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Thomas Stanton
Elizabeth Perry
Marriage: 28 August 1781
Sarah Stanton
Nancy Whedbee Stanton
William Stanton
Ira Stanton

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Stanton



28 August 1781
Perquimans, North Carolina, United States


World Events (8)


Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 12

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 17

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of Harry ( see Harris ).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree, Middle English per(r)ie (Old English pyrige, a derivative of pere ‘pear’). This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Elizabeth Perry, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Perry, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Perry, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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