Elmer Reed Perry Sr.

7 October 1916–12 November 1994 (Age 78)
Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Elmer Reed

When Elmer Reed Perry Sr. was born on 7 October 1916, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Lorenzo Dan Perry, was 48 and his mother, Caroline Kunzler, was 26. He married Wilda Fern Olson on 2 June 1942, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Willard Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940 and Utah, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 12 November 1994, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Willard City Cemetery, Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Reed Perry Sr.
1916–1994
Wilda Fern Olson
1919–2014
Marriage: 2 June 1942
Nathan Kay Perry
1950–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 June 1942
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1918 · Chapman Branch Library

Age 2

The Chapman Branch Library is a Carnegie library that was built in 1918 and is now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elmer Reed Perry in household of Stealing Balton Rich, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elmer Reed Perry, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elmer Reed Perry, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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