Flora Perry

1860–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Flora

When Flora Perry was born in March 1860, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Milton L Perry, was 40 and her mother, Martha W King, was 36. She lived in Henry, Tennessee, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Milton L Perry
1820–1870
Martha W King
1824–
William W Perry
1843–
Minerva Perry
1845–
Rudolphus M "Rufus" Perry
1848–
Richard Aurelius Ellington Perry
1849–1947
Louisa S Perry
1851–
John W Perry
1853–
Narcissa Perry
1855–
Narcissa Alcy Perry
1856–1940
Virginia C Perry
1857–
Flora Perry
1860–
Martha M Perry
1861–1947

Parents & Siblings

  • Milton L Perry

    Male1820–1870Male

  • Martha W King

    Female1824–Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 2

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Flora Perry in household of Milton L Perry, "United States Census, 1860"

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