Tilla Perry

1858–about 1885 (Age 27)
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary 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 27.

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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1879Nemaha, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    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

    1 Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of Harry ( see Harris ).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree, Middle English per(r)ie (Old English pyrige, a derivative of pere ‘pear’). 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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    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"

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