Susannah Ward

Brief Life History of Susannah

When Susannah Ward was born on 19 May 1825, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Ward, was 32 and her mother, Alice Brindle, was 32. She married George Perry on 9 August 1847, in Standish, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Winwick, Warrington, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1825. She died on 11 September 1895, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, 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

Sources (29)

  • Susanna Perry in household of Geo Perry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susannah, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Susanna Ward, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).

English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.

Irish: shortened form of McWard, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Bhaird ‘son of the poet’. The surname occurs throughout Ireland, where three different branches of the family are known as professional poets.

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

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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 …

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