Tilla Perry

Female1858–about 1885

Brief Life History of Tilla

Tilla Perry was born in 1858, in Missouri, United States. She married Rufus Rowen in 1879, in Nemaha, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Nemaha, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States in 1880. She died about 1885, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Rufus Rowen
Tilla Perry
Marriage: 1879
Cyrus Perry Rowen
Alfred J Rowen

Sources (3)

  • Tilla Rowen in household of Rufus Rowen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Perry in entry for Cyrus Perry Rowen, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"
  • Tillie Perry in entry for Alfred J Rowen, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1879Nemaha, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 5

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 8

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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