Louisa D. Perry

8 July 1832–12 January 1916 (Age 83)
Oakwood Cemetery, Travis, Texas, United States

The Life of Louisa D.

Louisa D. Perry was born on 8 July 1832. She married James Harvey Matthews on 3 August 1854, in Travis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Travis, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 6, Travis, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 12 January 1916, at the age of 83, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Travis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Matthews
Louisa D. Perry
Marriage: 3 August 1854
J. F. Matthews
William S. Matthews
Mary E. Matthews
James S. Matthews
Albert Matthews
Daniel Baker Matthews
Ella Matthews
Robert H. Matthews
James S. Matthews
Rufus Pickens Mathews

Spouse and Children

3 August 1854
Travis, Texas, United States


    J. F. Matthews




    Ella Matthews


    Mary E. Matthews


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 12

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 29

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Louisa Mathews, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Louisa D Matthews in household of William S Matthews, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louisa in entry for William S Matthews, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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