David Reuben Perry

17 January 1878–1 June 1951 (Age 73)
Stockton, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States

The Life of David Reuben

When David Reuben Perry was born on 17 January 1878, in Stockton, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, his father, James Holbrook Perry, was 29 and his mother, Mary Lovica Hager, was 30. He married Mary Elsie Keller on 19 December 1907, in Pleasant Valley, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Wards Grove Township, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Berreman Township, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 June 1951, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Stockton, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Reuben Perry
1878–1951
Mary Elsie Keller
1886–1966
Marriage: 19 December 1907
Frances L. Perry
1909–
Ronda Lenora Perry
1918–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1907
Pleasant Valley, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States
children

(2)

    Frances L. Perry

    Female1909–Female

    Ronda Lenora Perry

    Female1918–Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Holbrook Perry

    Male1848–1919Male

    Female1847–1907Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Norman: Perrye, jewels, precious stones

Sources (3)

  • Reuben D Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reuben D Perry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Reuben Perry, "United States Census, 1930"

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