Sarah Hartt and William Perley
Sarah Hartt, daughter of Thomas and Phoebe Hartt, was born on August 25, 1814 (1815). She married William Edward Perley on April 13, 1837.
William Edward Perley was born on March 25, 1815, at Maugerville, Sunbury County, N.B. He was born of colonial Welsh-Puritan, pre-Loyalist ancestry and educated at the Maugerville Public School.
“William E. Perley of Sunbury County, is the father of the local Legislature. He was born in Maugerville in 1915 and when quite young moved to Blissville where he spent 58 years as a farmer and lumber operator.
Honorable W.E. Perley was a member of the Executive Council from 1862-1865 and again from 1874-1878. He sat in the House Assembly from 1854-1870 when he was defeated but was reelected at general elections of 1874-1878 and 1890. He is Conservative, in politics but ran his last election as an independent and was in opposition to the Government. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the House of Commons at the general election of 1867. He is a Free Church Baptist. “ -- Vital Statistics From New Brunswick (Canada) Newspapers
A grand daughter of Hon. W. E. and Sarah Perley, Laura Perley became the wife of Andrew D. McCain of Florenceville, N.B. Their family has been prominent in agriculture and various other enterprises of which the best known is the frozen food industry.
died, at her residence in Blissville, NB, on March 11, 1885, at 71 yrs of
age. William Edward Perley died on June 6, 1899. Both are
buried in the Blissville Cemetery.
Children born to William Edward Perley and Sarah Hartt:
|William Dell||Born||February 6, 1838||Married Phoebe Augusta Slipp on September 20, 1860|
|Died||July 15, 1909|
|George Hayward||Born||December 19, 1839|
|Died||October 17, 1840|
|Thomas Endicott||Born||October 9, 1841||Never married|
|George Albert||Born||April 22, 1843||M.L.A. Sunbury County, NB (1911-1917)|
|Died||March 6, 1934|
|Charlotte Hayward||Born||March 27, 1845||Married Thomas Bridges|
|Duncan Wellington||Born||February 10, 1847||Settled in Nevada and became a State Senator|
|Elizabeth Hartt||Born||November 13, 1848||Nurse; unmarried|
|Daniel Edward||Born||September 22, 1850||Unmarried|
|Died||October 13, 1899|
|Anna Sarah Lovatt||Born||October 31, 1857||Married (1) Henry S. Miles and (2) Jacob D. Grant|
Notes: William Dell Perley and his wife, Phoebe Augusta Slipp, had three sons and three daughters. He was M. P. for Saskatchewan (1887-1888) and Senator (1888-1909)
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