Sanford Franklin Perry

23 March 1889–26 May 1964 (Age 75)
Crawford, Illinois, United States

The Life of Sanford Franklin

When Sanford Franklin Perry was born on 23 March 1889, in Crawford, Illinois, United States, his father, James Thomas Perry, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Jane Ferren, was 26. He married Hattie Irene Dickey on 22 December 1909, in Crawford, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Oblong, Crawford, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Van Buren Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 26 May 1964, in Bartholomew, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Sanford Franklin Perry
Elsie Dale Meek
Marriage: 14 October 1915
Julia Mae Perry
Anna Margaret Perry
Florence Perry
William F Perry
Paul Gleason Perry
Rosalie Jean Perry
Thomas Perry
Kenneth R Perry

Spouse and Children

14 October 1915


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Thomas Perry


    Sarah Jane Ferren




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 17

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Franklin Perry in household of J Thomas Perry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frank Perry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Perry, "United States Census, 1920"

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