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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Family Time Line

Herbert Lee Perry
1879–1954
Eva Maude Wakefield
1886–1978
Virginia W. Perry
1909–
Marguerite E. Perry
1911–
Alice Elaine Perry
1912–2004
Oliver Herbert Perry
1917–1995

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Virginia W. Perry

    Female1909–Female

    Marguerite E. Perry

    Female1911–Female

    Alice Elaine Perry

    Female1912–2004Female

    Oliver Herbert Perry

    Male1917–1995Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1857–1944Male

    Elmira Elizabeth Kleckner

    Female1856–1922Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1877–1960Male

    Male1879–1954Male

    Charles Perry

    Male1882–Male

    Bessie B. Perry

    Female1887–1966Female

    Nellie M. R. Perry

    Female1890–1980Female

+2 More Children

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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