Flora Perry

1869–1928 (Age 59)
Virgil, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Flora

When Flora Perry was born in 1869, her father, Myron C. Perry, was 31 and her mother, Mariette E Wyman, was 24. She married Frank A. Beamish on 24 January 1900, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Burlington Township, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 4 May 1928, in Virgil, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Burlington Township, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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Flora Perry
Frank A. Beamish
Marriage: 24 January 1900
Dorothy G. Beamish

Spouse & Children

24 January 1900
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


  • Dorothy G. Beamish


Parents & Siblings

  • Myron C. Perry


  • Mariette E Wyman




World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 16

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Flora A Perry in household of Myron C Perry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Flora A Beamish in household of Frank A Beamish, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flora Beamish in household of Frank Beamish, "United States Census, 1920"

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