Daniel Perry


Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Perry was born in 1825, in Sidney, Hastings, Ontario, Canada, his father, George Parry, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Dame, was 23. He married Mary McCartney in 1853, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Richland Township, Warren, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died in 1884, in Warren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 59.

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Daniel Perry
Mary McCartney
Marriage: 1853
Horace Parry
Jennie Maturia Parry
Henrietta Hampton Parry
Henry Louis Parry

Sources (7)

  • Daniel Parry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel Perry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Daniel Perry in entry for Horace Perry and Sarah Etta Mccoy, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992"

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  • Marriage
    1853Ontario, Canada
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 0

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 21

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. This surname and a number of variants have been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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