When Alfred Gibson Perry was born on 16 February 1888, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Paul Joseph Perry, was 44 and his mother, Emma Jane Reed, was 41. He married Evelyn Budd on 11 August 1913, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. He died on 18 January 1948, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.
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.