UNPROVED PARENTS - No birth record found for Dorothy, however, she had children named "Bimsley" (Beamsley) and Stephen, along with other names found in the family of John Perkins of Ipswich.
Dorothy was born about 1695. She died at Middleton, wid. of Francis Peabody, on 3 May 1771, aged 76 (Middleton VR 134).
↑ 1.01.1 Merriam, Sidney Augustus. "The Ancestry of Franklin Merriam Peabody: collected and made into this book as a mark of the affection of his grandfather Franklin Asbury Merriam". Salem, Mass.: Newcomb & Gauss, 1929." pp.9 and 15.