Amanda Jane Peritt

28 January 1856–17 November 1939 (Age 83)
Decatur, Georgia, United States

The Life of Amanda Jane

When Amanda Jane Peritt was born on 28 January 1856, in Decatur, Georgia, United States, her father, Josiah Lewis Perritt, was 30 and her mother, Lucretia Strickland, was 26. She married Andrew Walsh on 9 February 1879. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Mount Zion Church, Holmes, Florida, United States in 1920 and Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States in 1930. She died on 17 November 1939, in Chestnut, Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Havana, Gadsden, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Walsh
1855–1934
Amanda Jane Peritt
1856–1939
Marriage: 9 February 1879
William Hilton Walsh
1879–1962
Christopher Columbus Walsh
1881–1954
James Monroe Walsh
1883–1957
Leola Elizabeth Walsh
1886–
Mary Alice Walsh
1888–
Martha Illinois Walsh
1892–1939
Bryant Walsh
1892–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1879
Decatur, Georgia, United States
children

(7)

    Male1879–1962Male

    Male1881–1954Male

    James Monroe Walsh

    Male1883–1957Male

    Leola Elizabeth Walsh

    Female1886–Female

    Mary Alice Walsh

    Female1888–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Josiah Lewis Perritt

    Male1825–1894Male

    Lucretia Strickland

    Female1829–1901Female

siblings

(9)

    Laura Lavinia Perritt

    Female1852–1923Female

    Mary Perritt

    Female1853–1853Female

    Female1856–1939Female

    Male1858–1947Male

    Martha Ann Perritt

    Female1860–1938Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 5

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Italian: nickname from perito ‘skilled’, ‘expert’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Manda Walsh in household of Drew Walsh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Manda J Walsh in household of Drew Walsh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Manda J Walsh in household of Bryant Walsh, "United States Census, 1930"

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