SPERRY, Richard & Elizabeth (Wilmot)

Cliff McCarthy, 2016

Richard Sperry was born at New Haven, Connecticut, the son of John and Elizabeth (Post) Sperry. He married Elizabeth Wilmot, the daughter of William and Sarah (Thomas) Wilmot, also of New Haven.


Children of Richard & Elizabeth (Wilmot) SPERRY

RICHARD SPERRY was born 19 December 1681 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT, and died 1740.  He married ELIZABETH WILMOT 19 May 1709 in New Haven, CT, daughter of WILLIAM WILMOT and SARAH THOMAS.  She was born 24 March 1681/82 in New Haven, CT, and died 1758. The Children of RICHARD SPERRY and ELIZABETH WILMOT are:

i.    RICHARD SPERRY, b. 12 August 1710; m. ELIZABETH BRADLEY, 1 June 1738.
ii.    REUBEN SPERRY, b. 22 November 1711.
iii.    DORCAS SPERRY, b. 22 July 1713; m. (1) SAMUEL LINES; m. (2) JOHN SHERMAN.
iv.    JABESH SPERRY, b. 31 January 1714/15.
v.    ELIZABETH SPERRY, b. 11 November 1716; m. SAMUEL PECK, 26 January 1731/32; b. 9 October 1708, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.
vi.    GILEAD SPERRY, b. 20 February 1719/20.
vii.    MABEL SPERRY, b. 27 September 1723, New Haven, CT; d. 12 January 1798, Woodbridge, CT; m. BENJAMIN BRADLEY, 1 February 1741/42, New Haven, CT; b. 29 July 1719, New Haven, CT; d. 2 April 1801, Woodbridge, CT.
viii.    EDEN SPERRY, b. 27 June 1725.
ix.    HANNAH SPERRY, b. 21 April 1727.



  • Cutter, William Richard et al., Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut, Vols 1-4, (Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York; 1911).
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines, Families of Ancient New Haven, (Genealogical Publishing Co.; Baltimore, MD, 1981).
  • Tuttle, George Frederick, Descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, (Tuttle & Co., Rutland, VT, 1883).