Perry Lewis Cayse

13 February 1865–19 January 1953 (Age 87)
Bryantsville, Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Perry Lewis

When Perry Lewis Cayse was born on 13 February 1865, in Bryantsville, Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, Charles Robert Cays, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Sewell, was 38. He married Martha Ann Mattie Martin Gardner on 29 September 1886. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Tate Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 19 January 1953, in Hamilton, Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Perry Lewis Cayse
Martha Ann Mattie Martin Gardner
Marriage: 29 September 1886
Benjamin B Cayse
Robert Evans Case
Paul Cayse
Cora Lee Cayse
Flora L Cayse
William Lawson Cayse
Emmanuel Jackson Cayse , Sr.
Martha Mattie May Cayse
Agnes Cayse
Herbert Cayse
Morris F. Cayse
James Lewis Cayse
Edward Cayse

Spouse and Children

29 September 1886


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Robert Cays


    Elizabeth Ann Sewell




    Mark Cays


    Sarah Elizabeth Cayse


    George D. Cays


    Henry Clay Cayse



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 16

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: topographic or habitational name from Scottish kerss, carse ‘low and fertile land, generally adjacent to a river’, as in Carse of Falkirk, Carse of Forth, Carse of Gowrie, etc. There are also places called Carse in Kirkcudbrightshire and Argyllshire which could have given rise to the surname.

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

Sources (3)

  • Perry L Kays, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Perry Cayse, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Perry L Cayse in household of Robert Cayse, "United States Census, 1870"

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