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|Peter Harris||see FAMILY TREE|
|Born: 06 Apr 1700 New London, CT
|Married: 03 Jul 1726 New London, CT
|Died: 24 Feb 1775|
1. Elizabeth Harris b. 27 Mar 1727
2. Peter Harris b. 11 May 1729
3. Mary Harris b. 08 Sep 1732
4. Benj. Harris b. 03 Feb 1775
New England Weekly Journal, 18 July 1738.
"Their son Peter, b. April 6, 1700, was the subject of this notice. We discover nothing particularly marked in his character or history. In 1740 he was a grand juror. In 1742, with several other prominent members of Mr. Adams's Church, he associated in forming a Society of Separatists, a sect at that day somewhat common in some parts of Connecticut. He died Feb. 24, 1775, and on his monument is to be found the prefix of Captain. He m. July 3, 1726, Mary Truman, and had Elizabeth,* b. Mar. 27,1727 ; Peter? May 11,1729 ; Mary? Sept. 8,1732; and Benj.' Feb. 3, 1775."