Kenneth Arden Perry

1 November 1915–28 September 1995 (Age 79)
Hartford City, Licking Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States

The Life of Kenneth Arden

When Kenneth Arden Perry was born on 1 November 1915, in Hartford City, Licking Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States, his father, Horace Delbert Perry, was 38 and his mother, Nora Alice Smith, was 34. He married Helen Kenser on 18 July 1934. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Bluffton, Harrison Township, Wells, Indiana, United States in 1935. He died on 28 September 1995, in Hartford City, Licking Township, Blackford, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth Arden Perry
Helen Kenser
Marriage: 18 July 1934
Janice Perry
Frances "Anne" Perry

Spouse and Children

18 July 1934


    Janice Perry


    Frances "Anne" Perry


Parents and Siblings

    Horace Delbert Perry





World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Arden Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arden R Perry in household of Nora A Perry, "United States Census, 1920"

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