Perry R. Kidder

1828–21 December 1863 (Age 35)
Grantham, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Perry R.

When Perry R. Kidder was born in 1828, in Grantham, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Noah L. Kidder, was 32 and his mother, Betsey Fox, was 36. He had at least 3 sons with Minervia Scribner. He lived in Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 December 1863, at the age of 35, and was buried in Purmort Cemetery, Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Perry R. Kidder
Minervia Scribner
Fred Kidder
Frank W Kidder
Albe P. Kidder

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    Fred Kidder


    Frank W Kidder


    Albe P. Kidder


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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 5

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: possibly an occupational name from early modern English kidd(i)er ‘badger’, a licensed middleman who bought provisions from farmers and took them to market for resale at a profit, or alternatively a variant of Kidman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Perry R Kidden in household of Noah Kidden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Perry R Kidder in household of Noah Kidder, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Perry R. Kidder in entry for Albe P. Kidder and Abbie L. Gardner, "New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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