Tilla Perry

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

The Life 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
1850–1932
Tilla Perry
1858–1885
Marriage: 1879
Cyrus Perry Rowen
1881–1962
Alfred J Rowen
1884–1954

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1879
Nemaha, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States
children

(2)

World Events (8)

1860

Age 2

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

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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