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
Susannah Ward
Marriage: 9 August 1847
Joseph Moroni Perry
Hyrum Levi Perry
Ann Elizabeth Perry
George Ether Perry
Alice Jane Perry
Thomas Ward Perry
Mary Ellen Perry
Eliza Margaret Perry
Heber Charles Perry
John Edward Perry
William Henry Perry

Spouse and Children

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


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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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