From the Boston Weekly News Letter dated Friday 29 Aug 1755:
"Saturday August 9th died at Scituate, in the 92d Year of her Age, Mrs. Sarah Young, the virtuous Widow of Mr Thomas Young, and eldest Daughter of That Mr Peregrine White of Marshfield, who was the First Born England Child in New-England; Being Son of William and Susannah White, born on board the Ship in Cape-Cod Harbour, in the latter Part of Nov. 1620, in which Governor Carver and the Rest of our Plimouth Planters came to New-England, before the Ship left said Harbour and set sail for said Plimouth. Said Peregrine White liv'd in great Health and Vigour to the 84th Year of his Age, when a Fever carried Him off on July 22. 1704 as our News-Letter soon after inform'd the Publick: And this his Eldest Daughter was born at Marshfield in Oct. 1663, enjoy'd her Senses and Health in good measure, till toward her End, and left four Sons surviving. Two observable Instances of the Long Lives of the very first and second Race of Children born in his happy Country."