William Perry

Male1588–1699

Brief Life History of William

When William Perry was born in 1588, in England, his father, Phillip Isaac Perry I, was 31 and his mother, Pamala Patrick, was 16. He died in 1699, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 111.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Isaac Perry I
1557–1669
Pamala Patrick
1572–1597
Thomas Perry
1586–
Richard Perry
William Perry
1588–1699
Elizabeth Perry
1590–

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

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Siblings (4)

World Events (4)

1600 · The Honourable East India Company

Age 12

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.

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

Age 32

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

1642 · The English Civil War

Age 54

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

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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