Eliza Clarissa Perry

14 November 1851–15 November 1928 (Age 77)
Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Clarissa

When Eliza Clarissa Perry was born on 14 November 1851, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, her father, John Marcellus Perry, was 30 and her mother, Caroline Mariah Hubbard, was 18. She married Seth Perris Fletcher Sr. on 10 February 1871, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Park Valley, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1920. She died on 15 November 1928, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Seth Perris Fletcher Sr.
Eliza Clarissa Perry
Marriage: 10 February 1871
Emma Marie Fletcher
Harriet Caroline Fletcher
Seth Perris Fletcher Jr.
Mary Jane Fletcher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1871Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. 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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    Story Highlight


    Eliza Clarissa PerrY, was born on November 14, 1851 in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa to John Marcellus and Caroline Maria (or Mariah) (Hubbard) Perry. She married Seth Fletcher on February 10, 1871. Accor …

    Sources (19)

    • Eliza C Fletcher in household of Seth P Fletcher, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Clarissa E. Perry in entry for Emma Maria Fletcher Atkinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eliza Fletcher, "United States Census, 1910"

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