Nancy A. Perry

1840–
Canada

The Life of Nancy A.

When Nancy A. Perry was born in 1840, in Canada, her father, Bolling Houston Perry, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Ferguson, was 33. She married J. W. Mathews on 22 October 1874, in Leake, Mississippi, United States. She lived in Beat 2, Leake, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Imlay Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

J. W. Mathews
1827–1878
Nancy A. Perry
1840–
Marriage: 22 October 1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1874
Leake, Mississippi, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Bolling Houston Perry

    Male1805–1854Male

    Elizabeth Ferguson

    Female1807–1862Female

siblings

(4)

    James Marion Perry

    Male1834–1913Male

    Female1840–Female

    John Houston Perry

    Male1846–1919Male

    Rebecca E Perry

    Female1848–1928Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1869

Age 29

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1871

Age 31

British Columbia joins the confederation.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancy A Mathews in household of James W Mathews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • N A Mathuse in household of B W Burton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nannie U Mathews in household of Columbus J Boozer, "United States Census, 1900"

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