Phila Perry

11 May 1823–16 January 1892 (Age 68)
Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life 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 38. 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

Spouse and Children

    Austin L Wright



16 April 1844

Parents and Siblings



    Dan Perry


    infant Perry


    Ann Perry


    James W Perry



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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 10

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 23

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

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)

  • Phila Wright in household of Austin Wright, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Filia Wright in household of Austin Wright, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Phila Wright in household of Austin Wright, "United States Census, 1860"

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