Irena Perry

22 February 1806–5 March 1893 (Age 87)
Chester, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Irena

When Irena Perry was born on 22 February 1806, in Chester, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Daniel Perry, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Whitmore, was 31. She married Lyman Leland on 5 September 1831, in Chester, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 5 March 1893, in Galland's Grove, Shelby, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Shelby, Iowa, United States.

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Lyman Leland
Irena Perry
Marriage: 5 September 1831
William B Leland
David Leland
Margaret Leland
James Henry Leland
Davis M. Leland

Spouse and Children

5 September 1831
Chester, Windsor, Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Irena Leland in household of Davis Leland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Irene Leland in household of Stephen Perry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Irene Leland in household of Lyman Leland, "United States Census, 1860"

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