Jeremiah Perry

1748–23 April 1772 (Age 24)
Hopewell Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Perry was born in 1748, in Hopewell Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, his father, Samuel Perry, was 33 and his mother, Mary Bowen, was 33. He married Sarah Harris about 1769, in Hopewell Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 23 April 1772, in his hometown, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Perry
1748–1772
Sarah Harris
1750–1802
Marriage: about 1769
Jeremiah Perry
1770–1838
John Perry
1772–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1769
Hopewell Township, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+3 More Children

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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Sources (2)

  • Biographical review : this volume contains biographical sketches of leading citizens of Cumberland County, New Jersey
  • M. H. & G. [My History and Genealogy]

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