Claude T. Peery

8 November 1900–24 October 1953 (Age 52)
New Hampton, Harrison, Missouri, United States

The Life of Claude T.

When Claude T. Peery was born on 8 November 1900, in New Hampton, Harrison, Missouri, United States, his father, James B Peery, was 31 and his mother, Genevra Young, was 31. He married Opal Marie Shepherd on 3 June 1922, in DeKalb, Missouri, United States. He lived in Miller Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Darlington, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 24 October 1953, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States.

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Claude T. Peery
Opal Marie Shepherd
Marriage: 3 June 1922

Spouse and Children


    Opal Marie Shepherd


3 June 1922
DeKalb, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James B Peery


    Genevra Young




    Virgie R Peery


    Vergie Peery



World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 4

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Perry , taken to Ireland at the time of the Plantation of Ulster and in the Cromwellian period.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claude T Peery in household of Geneva A Peery, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude T Peery, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claud Perry in household of James B Perry, "United States Census, 1910"

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