Elizabeth Perry

Femaleabout 1764–1813

Brief Life History 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 50.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Stanton
1760–1813
Elizabeth Perry
1764–1813
Marriage: 28 August 1781
Sarah Stanton
about 1786–
Nancy Whedbee Stanton
about 1792–
William Stanton
1797–1856
Ira Stanton
1804–1868

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Perry, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Perry - Government record: death: 1813; Perquimans, North Carolina, United States

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1781Perquimans, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (4)

    World Events (8)

    1776

    Age 12

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

    1776

    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

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. 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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