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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Family Time Line

Thomas Ruell Stalcup
1802–
Elizabeth Maxwell Perry
1811–1878
Marriage: 2 February 1826
Mary Jane Stalcup
1829–1896
Usher Jones Stalcup
1831–1908
Perry Lewis Stalcup
1834–1916
Rebecca Stalcup
1836–1912
Horatio Gates Stalcup
1843–1904
Sarah Ann Stalcup
1844–
John Henry Stalcup
1845–
Winfield Scott Stalcup
1852–1931

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)

1812

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

1825

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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