Richard Sperry

Richard Sperry[1]

Male 1606 - 1695  (88 years)    Has 4 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Richard Sperry 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 16 Feb 1606  Thurleigh Parish, Bedfords, Eng Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1695  Woodbridge, New Haven Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I204553  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2001 

    Father John Sperry,   b. 18 Jan 1567, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bedfords, Eng Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary,   b. 1569, Thurleigh, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bedfords, Eng Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1595 
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Family ID F84005  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dennise Goodyear,   b. 9 May 1624, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1707, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1648  New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Sperry,   b. 166,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Sperry,   b. 9 Jan 1649, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1692, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     3. Mary Sperry,   b. 14 Mar 1650, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1730, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Richard Sperry, Jr.,   b. 20 Jan 1652, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1734, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Esther Sperry,   b. 16 Sep 1654, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Nathaniel Sperry,   b. 13 Aug 1656, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1735, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Thomas Sperry,   b. 13 Jul 1658, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1718, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. Amos Sperry,   b. 1661, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1661, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. NN Sperry,   b. 16 Aug 1661, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1661
     10. Ebenezer Sperry,   b. Jul 1663, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1738, Prob. New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     11. Lt. Daniel Sperry,   b. 1665, Lyme, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1750, New Haven Co., CT, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     12. Joseph Sperry,   b. 24 Jul 1668, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1668
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F84004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Richard Sperry came to New Haven in 1643. He and his son, Richard are listed as proprietors in New Haven in 1685. (F-68d&e)

      This info differs slightly from an excerpt in "The Ancestry and the Descendants of Abel Sperry", by L. Steele, printed in 1912 as provided by Anna Mae: "1. Richard Sperry, said to be of Welsh ancestry, was in New Haven, CT in 1640. Wife's name was Dennis ____? He was a freeman in 1644. He had lived on the west side of the rock, one mile from the cave where Goffe and Whaley, the regicides, enjoyed their hiding, and he had supplied them with food. His place was known as Sperry's Farms. (See Savage.) SOME OF THEIR CHILDREN: 1. Ebenezer, * 11. Daniel, 111. Esther, b. Sept 1654, m., June 21, 1682, Daniel* Hotchkiss (son of Samuel, (1): she m. second, Stephen Pierson. iv. Richard, JR, b. Jan 20 1652, m. Martha Mansfield. v. Mary, m. March 29, 1670, Benjamin Peck, vi. John , m., Elizabeth Post , who m., next Benjamin Bunnell; Richard, son of John and Elizabeth, m. Elizabeth Wilmot, and had 9 children. Esther, or Hester, m. Daniel Bristol. Vii. Thomas, m., Nov 18, 1684, Elizabeth, d/g of Samuel Forbes."

  • Sources 
    1. [S2627] Jacobus, Families/New Haven, Donald Lines Jacobus, (Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1974).


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