Sarah Pearl Dwyer

17 August 1899–6 May 2001 (Age 101)
Sunol, Alameda, California, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Pearl

When Sarah Pearl Dwyer was born on 17 August 1899, in Sunol, Alameda, California, United States, her father, James H Dwyer, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Mae Carlile, was 22. She married Perry J. Perkins on 1 November 1919, in San Joaquin, California, United States. She lived in Fresno City, Fresno, California, United States in 1900 and Judicial Township 6, Fresno, California, United States in 1910. She died on 6 May 2001, in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Fort Jones Cemetery, Fort Jones, Siskiyou, California, United States.

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Charles Chase Harris
Sarah Pearl Dwyer
Charles Elwood Harris
Robert Chase Harris

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 7
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
Age 28
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Parnell, Liam, Brigid, Cormac, Oonagh, Patrick Michael.Irish (southern Ireland): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhuidhir, a variant of Ó Duibhidhir (see Diver ), or Mac Duibhidhir ‘descendant of Duibhuidhir’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark, black’ + odhar ‘sallow, tawny’.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Pearl S Dwyer in household of John P Reeser, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Pearl Dwyer in entry for Charles Elwood Harris and Carol Brodt Guidice, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Sarah Pearl McAllister, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

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