Lorenzo Thomas Perry

20 December 1841–16 July 1924 (Age 82)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Lorenzo Thomas

When Lorenzo Thomas Perry was born on 20 December 1841, in Illinois, United States, his father, William Chadwick Perry, was 29 and his mother, Eliza C Brown, was 33. He married Hester Ann Moore on 20 July 1865. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, DeKalb, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Wilson, Ellsworth, Kansas, United States in 1895. He died on 16 July 1924, in Siloam Springs, Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Siloam Springs, Benton, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Thomas Perry
Hester Ann Moore
Marriage: 20 July 1865
Lida Ann Perry
John Shearer Perry
Willia H. Perry
Aria E. Perry
George C. Perry

Spouse and Children

20 July 1865


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World Events (8)

1842 · Relief Society Organized

Age 1

The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.

Age 5

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

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • L T Perry, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • Lorenza L Perry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lorenzo Perry in household of William Perry, "United States Census, 1860"

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