Preston A Perry

13 August 1912–22 October 1971 (Age 59)
Austwell, Refugio, Texas, United States

The Life of Preston A

When Preston A Perry was born on 13 August 1912, in Austwell, Refugio, Texas, United States, his father, William Columbus Perry, was 33 and his mother, Mineola Richardson, was 29. He lived in Robstown, Nueces, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 6, San Patricio, Texas, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1940. He died on 22 October 1971, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Prairie View Cemetery, Aransas Pass, San Patricio, Texas, United States.

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William Columbus Perry
Mineola Richardson
Claude Perry
Bennie Charles Perry
Thomas Milton Perry
Preston A Perry
Earl George Perry
Lillian Frances Perry
Ethel Mae Perry

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 2

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 17

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Preston Perry in household of William C Perry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Preston Perry in household of William C Perry, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Perry, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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