George Perry

5 February 1825–4 February 1899 (Age 73)
Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Perry was born on 5 February 1825, in Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Perry, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Bennett, was 32. He married Susannah Ward on 9 August 1847, in Standish, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 4 February 1899, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Perry
1825–1899
Susannah Ward
1825–1895
Marriage: 9 August 1847
Joseph Moroni Perry
1848–1915
Hyrum Levi Perry
1849–1927
Ann Elizabeth Perry
1851–1936
George Ether Perry
1854–1922
Alice Jane Perry
1856–1924
Thomas Ward Perry
1858–1922
Mary Ellen Perry
1860–1941
Eliza Margaret Perry
1862–1934
Heber Charles Perry
1864–1948
John Edward Perry
1866–1866
William Henry Perry
1868–1902

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 August 1847Standish, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1830
    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 8
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1846
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Peery
    Pear
    Peary
    Perrie
    Harris
    Perryman

    Story Highlight

    George Perry (1825 – 1899) Written by Dora Perry Olsen, Granddaughter

    George Perry (1825 – 1899) The place of his nativity was the parish of Upton, St. Leonards, Gloucestershire, England. He was born on February 5, 1825. His father and mother, Thomas and Elizabeth B …

    Sources (29)

    • George Perry, "United States Census, 1880"
    • George Perry in entry for Hyrum Levi Perry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • George Perry, "United States Census, 1870"

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