Fields Perry

1895–1974 (Age 78)
Hamilton, Illinois, United States

The Life of Fields

When Fields Perry was born on 28 December 1895, in Hamilton, Illinois, United States, his father, Fields Casey Perry, was 54 and his mother, Mary Catherine Sapp, was 35. He lived in Belle Prairie City, Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Crouch Township, Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 2 February 1974, in McLeansboro, Hamilton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in McLeansboro, Hamilton, Illinois, United States.

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Fields Perry
Leola or Leota Perry

Spouse & Children

  • Male1895–1974Male

  • Leola or Leota Perry


Parents & Siblings

  • Fields Casey Perry


  • Mary Catherine Sapp




  • Orvil C. Perry


  • Male1887–1961Male

  • Female1888–1970Female

  • Eva Perry


  • Male1895–1974Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 15

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Fields Perry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fields Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fields Perry in household of Isaac P Miller, "United States Census, 1910"

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