|Sarah was a daughter of Thomas & Phebe Hartt born
Aug. 25, 1814. She died March 11, 1885. Sarah
married Wm. E. Perley on April 13, 1837. He was born
March 25, 1815 and died June 6, 1899. Sarah died at
71 yrs of age. The funeral service was at 11 o’clock,
March, 1885, from her residence at Blissville, NB.
Both are buried in Blissville cemetery.
William Edward Perley was born at Maugerville,
Sunbury County, NB, of colonial Welsh-Puritan, pre-
Loyalist ancestry. He was educated at the Maugerville
Taken from the vital statistics:
“William E. Perley of Sunbury County, is the father of
the local Legislature. He was born in Maugerville in
1815 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.”
Children of Sarah (Hartt) & William Perley:
William Dell 1838-1909, George Hayward 1839-1840,
Thomas Endicott 1841- 1919, George Albert 1843-
1934, Charlotte Hayward 1845; Duncan Wellington
1847, Elizabeth Hartt 1849-1934, Daniel Edward
1851-1899, Anna Sarah Lovatt 1857.