Joseph Vincent Perry

20 May 1850–4 July 1901 (Age 51)
Concord, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Vincent

When Joseph Vincent Perry was born on 20 May 1850, in Concord, Jackson, Michigan, United States, his father, Joseph Perry, was 36 and his mother, Rachel Teeter, was 26. He married Alice A. Dunham on 24 October 1876, in Concord Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bay de Noc Township, Delta, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Mundy Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 4 July 1901, in Oceana, Michigan, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Vincent Perry
Alice A. Dunham
Marriage: 24 October 1876
Edith M. Perry
James Perry
Frederick Joseph Perry
Annie L. Perry
Ida May Perry
Walter Perry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1876Concord Township, Jackson, Michigan, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 4
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Sources (35)

    • Joseph Perry in entry for Annie L. Perry, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Josph Perry in household of Joseph Perry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Jos Perry in entry for James Perry and Alice Hawes, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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