Edward Perry

9 September 1782–31 March 1879 (Age 96)
Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Edward

When Edward Perry was born on 9 September 1782, in Richmond, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Oliver H. Perry, was 27 and his mother, Amy Pickering, was 21. He died on 31 March 1879, in Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 96.

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Oliver H. Perry
Amy Pickering
John Perry
Edward Perry
Nahum Perry
Alpheus Perry
Amy Perry
Hannah Perry
Oliver Perry
Mary Perry

Parents and Siblings


    Amy Pickering




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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 6

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

Age 26

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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 (1)

  • Edward B Perry, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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