Phila Perry

Brief Life History of Phila

When Phila Perry was born on 11 May 1823, in Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Timothy Perry, was 38 and her mother, Susanna Patterson, was 39. She married Austin L Wright on 16 April 1844. She lived in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 January 1892, at the age of 68.

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Austin L Wright
Phila Perry
Marriage: 16 April 1844

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  • Phila Wright in household of Austin Wright, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Phila Perry, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Phila Wright, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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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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