Freelove <I>Avery</I> Perkins


Freelove Avery Perkins

Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 8 Feb 1794 (aged 71)
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section Anct, Plot R4-04
Memorial ID 9557307 View Source
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Perkins,Freelove, widow of Elnathan, formerly widow of Benjamin Bailey, died 1794, age 75

Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934, pg 80.

Elnathan Perkins was a well to do farmer in his day, living upon what is now known as Brier Hill, in the Second School District of Groton.
His house was situated near what was the residence of the late Captain Levi Perkins. Elnathan had two wives: the first Mary, died December 18, 1776, aged fifty-five; the second Freelove, formerly the widow of Benjamin Bailey, died in 1794, aged seventy-five.

The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports, Records, Etc., of the Storming of Fort Griswold, the Massacre of Its Garrison, and the Burning of New London by British Troops Under the Command of Brig.-Gen. Benedict Arnold, on the Sixth of September, 1781
By William Wallace Harris, Charles Allyn
Edition: revised
Published by C. Allyn, 1882
Original from Harvard University
Digitized Sep 5, 2006
399 pages

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Tombstone reads:

In Memory of
Frelove Perkins
widow of
Elnathan Perkins
and formerly widow of
Benjamin Bailey
died A.D. 1794
E. 75


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  • Created by: Paula Lewis Picken
  • Added: 5 Oct 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9557307
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Freelove Avery Perkins (16 Mar 1722–8 Feb 1794), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9557307, citing Starr Burying Ground Cemetery, Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Paula Lewis Picken (contributor 46627591) .