Ellen Perry

27 October 1880–2 December 1969 (Age 89)
Dowlish Wake, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Perry was born on 27 October 1880, in Dowlish Wake, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Josiah Perry, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Greenslade, was 24. She married Henry Charles Rowswell on 29 February 1908, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She lived in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. She died on 2 December 1969, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Henry Charles Rowswell
Ellen Perry
Marriage: 29 February 1908

Spouse and Children

29 February 1908
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Josiah Perry


    Elizabeth Ann Greenslade





    Charles Henry Perry


    Albert William Perry


    Elsie Perry


World Events (7)


Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 24

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 28

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Ellen Perry in household of Josiah Perry, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ellen Rowswell in household of Henry C Rowswell, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"

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