Herbert Lee Perry

24 June 1879–17 March 1954 (Age 74)
Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Herbert Lee

When Herbert Lee Perry was born on 24 June 1879, in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry V. Perry, was 21 and his mother, Elmira Elizabeth Kleckner, was 23. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Eva Maude Wakefield. He lived in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1930 and Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 17 March 1954, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Jennings, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Herbert Lee Perry
Eva Maude Wakefield
Virginia W. Perry
Marguerite E. Perry
Alice Elaine Perry
Oliver Herbert Perry

Spouse and Children



    Virginia W. Perry


    Marguerite E. Perry


    Alice Elaine Perry


    Oliver Herbert Perry


Parents and Siblings


    Elmira Elizabeth Kleckner






    Charles Perry


    Bessie B. Perry


    Nellie M. R. Perry


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Herbert Lee Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Perry in household of Henry Perry, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Herbert L Perry, "United States Census, 1910"

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