Delia Perry

2 May 1901–28 December 1964 (Age 63)
Oconee, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Delia

When Delia Perry was born on 2 May 1901, in Oconee, South Carolina, United States, her father, William D Mack Perry, was 29 and her mother, Martha Knox Holden, was 35. She had at least 1 son with Louis W. Burnside. She lived in White Water Township, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 28 December 1964, in Oconee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Walhalla, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Louis W. Burnside
Delia Perry

Spouse and Children





Parents and Siblings

    William D Mack Perry


    Martha Knox Holden




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 15

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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 (3)

  • Della Burnside in household of Louis Burnside, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Della Perry Burnside, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Della Burnside, "Find A Grave Index"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.