Filomenia Perry

1902–1987 (Age 85)
California, United States

The Life of Filomenia

When Filomenia Perry was born on 21 January 1902, in California, United States, her father, Joaquine Fierra Perry, was 44 and her mother, Philmanea Machado Costa, was 34. She lived in Judicial Township 3, Fresno, California, United States in 1940. She died on 5 October 1987, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Filomenia Perry
Raymond J Landers

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Vincent in household of Henry Vincent, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Minnie L Vincent in household of Henry Vincent, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Perry in household of Jouquine Perry, "United States Census, 1910"

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