Willis Perham

Male12 March 1855–20 May 1871

Brief Life History of Willis

When Willis Perham was born on 12 March 1855, in Barnard, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, his father, William Perham, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth F. Ladd, was 20. He lived in Bowerbank, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1870. He died on 20 May 1871, at the age of 16, and was buried in Bowerbank, Piscataquis, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Perham
1830–1888
Elizabeth F. Ladd
1834–1916
Willis Perham
1855–1871
Estella Minnie Perham
1857–1914
Clarence Perham
1859–1860
Omar Perham
1866–1894

Sources (2)

  • Willis Perham in household of William Perham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Willis A Perham, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (6)

1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 8

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1865

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English (southern): variant of Parham .

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

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