Edith Madelene Peery

16 January 1922–23 January 1977 (Age 55)
Claridon, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edith Madelene

When Edith Madelene Peery was born on 16 January 1922, in Claridon, Geauga, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Alva Peery, was 36 and her mother, Lydia Risch, was 35. She married Alfred Smith Messenger on 9 December 1943, in Ohio, United States. She lived in Salt Rock Township, Marion, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Canaan Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 23 January 1977, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 55.

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Alfred Smith Messenger
Edith Madelene Peery
Marriage: 9 December 1943

Spouse and Children

9 December 1943
Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Margreet Lovena Peery


    Louis Randolph Peery


    Carl Edward Peery



    Dorothy Irene Peery


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 15

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 Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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

Irish: variant of Perry , taken to Ireland at the time of the Plantation of Ulster and in the Cromwellian period.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith M Perry in household of Charles A Perry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Perry in household of Alva Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith in entry for Alva Perry Jr, "Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004"

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