John Perry

September 1874–1953 (Age 78)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John

When John Perry was born in September 1874, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, Lewis Henry Perry, was 31 and his mother, Jarusha Ann Perry, was 22. He lived in Lima, Pepin, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died in 1953, in Mondovi, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Henry Perry
1843–1912
Jarusha Ann Perry
1851–1931
Emma Perry
1866–
Ollie Elizabeth Perry
1872–1945
John Perry
1874–1953
Charles Parris Perry
1878–1943
Henry Wilber Perry
1878–1963
Benjamin Clinton Perry
1885–1984
Margaret Perry
1888–1896
Wesley Elmer Perry
1891–1976
Hugh Emmet Perry
1893–1952

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 9

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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