John Perry

Male18 March 1581–about 1629

Brief Life History of John

When John Perry was christened on 18 March 1581, in Exeter, Devon, England, his father, Richard Perry Sr., was 23 and his mother, Gwen Rhys Wynn, was 21. He died about 1629, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Richard Perry Sr.
1557–1621
Gwen Rhys Wynn
1560–
Phillip Isaac Perry
1577–1669
Richard Perry
1578–1579
Roger Perry
1579–1618
Richard Perry
1580–1650
Thompson Malbone
1580–1649
John Perry
1581–1629
Hosea Perry
1584–
Edward Perry
1585–1622
Thomas Perry
1587–
William Perry
1588–1619
Elizabeth Perry
1590–

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  • John Perry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (3)

1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

1587 · Elizabeth I Signs Death Warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots

Elizabeth I signed the death warrant for Mary, Queen of Scots, on February 1, 1587, as she was found guilty of plotting to assasinate Elizabeth. Mary, Queen of Scots, was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England on February 8, 1587.

1600 · The Honourable East India Company

The Honourable East India Company, a British joint-stock company, was established in 1600 for trade in the Indian Ocean region. At its height, the British East India Company had a private army which was twice the size of the British Army, ruled large sections of India, and revenues in the millions.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. 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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