Elizabeth Maxwell Perry

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Maxwell

Elizabeth Maxwell Perry was born in November 1811, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Rebecca Perry. She married Thomas Ruell Stalcup on 2 February 1826, in Campbell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jasper Township, Crawford, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Missouri Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1870. She died in August 1878, in Jasper, Newton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 66.

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Thomas Ruell Stalcup
Elizabeth Maxwell Perry
Marriage: 2 February 1826
Mary Jane Stalcup
Usher Jones Stalcup
Perry Lewis Stalcup
Rebecca Stalcup
Horatio Gates Stalcup
Sarah Ann Stalcup
John Henry Stalcup
Winfield Scott Stalcup

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Stalcup, "United States Census, 1870"
  • E M Perry, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Elizabeth Perry in entry for Usher Jones Stalcup and Johanna K Schneider, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


Historical Boundaries - 1825: Non-county Area, Arkansas, United States 1828: Izard, Arkansas Territory, United States 1833: Carroll, Arkansas Territory, United States 1836: Carroll, Arkansas, United States 1842: Newton, Arkansas, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. 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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