Perley J Wescott

Brief Life History of Perley J

When Perley J Wescott was born on 11 July 1879, in Brandon, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Silas S. Westcott, was 58 and his mother, Fanny Westcott, was 33. He married Lena Bessie Eaton on 24 September 1901, in Whiting, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1930. He died on 1 December 1935, in Barre City, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 56.

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Perley J Wescott
Althea Dorothea Tebordo
Marriage: 2 July 1917
Phyllis Ada Westcott
Joyce Iona Westcott

Sources (41)

  • Perley J Westcott in household of Frank T Cassidy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Perley J Westcot, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Perley J Wescott, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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Name Meaning

English (southwestern): variant of Westcott .

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

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