This list was obtained from the history entitled Battle of Groton Heights, by William W. Harris, New London, 1781, enlarged by Charles Allyn, 1882.
Ebenezer4 Perkins, son of Samuel3 (Quartermaster John2, John1, Senior), was born in Ipswich, Mass., February 3, 1681, and married, first, August 14, 1710, Hannah Safford, at Preston, Conn., to which place he had removed from Ipswich. The name of his second wife has not been ascertained. From Preston he removed to Voluntown, Conn., where he settled upon land granted to his father, Samuel Perkins, for services in the Narragansett war. This land he subsequently sold to John Wildes of Topsfield for £26 8s. 6d., and removed to Coventry, R. I., where he died in 1754.
The children of Ebenezer4 and Hannah (Safford) Perkins were:
|NEWMAN5, born March 8, 1711; settled in Exeter, R. I.|
|SAMUEL5, born May 18, 1712; settled in Scituate, R. I.|
|OLIVER5, born April 29, 1713; married Hannah Gates, Jan. 10, 1733-4; settled in Scituate, R. I.|
|CHARITY5, born July 4, 1714.|
|VALENTINE5, born July 26, 1718; settled in Oblong, N. Y.|
|LEMUEL5, born April 2, 1720; settled in Voluntown, Conn.|
|EBENEZER5, born July 1, 1721; settled in Coventry, R. I .|
|FRANCIS5, born ,172 ; settled in Voluntown, Conn.|
John4 Perkins, son of Samuel3 (Quartermaster John2, John1, Senior), was born in Ipswich, Mass., May 12, 1692. He removed to Preston in 1719, where his brother Ebenezer had settled. He was a mariner, and died in Curacoa, West Indies, in 1753.
He left a will in which he gave to his brother Ebenezer's son John money he had left in the hands of Edward Richardson of Newbury; other money left in the hands of Jacob Perkins of Chebacco, of which he gave him four pistoles and the rest to his sister Hannah.