Amy Perrin

Brief Life History of Amy

When Amy Perrin was born on 24 August 1896, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, her father, Ernest William Wall Perrin, was 37 and her mother, Emily Ethelinda Chandler, was 25. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Robert Ralph League. She lived in Glendale Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940 and Roseburg, Saxony, Germany in 1970. She died on 20 November 1985, in Roseburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Grand View Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Ralph League
1894–1967
Amy Perrin
1896–1985
Amy League
1897–
Robert Ralph League Jr
1917–1953
Florence League
1919–1999
Mark League
1926–2006

Sources (17)

  • Emily Perrin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amy Per League, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"
  • Mrs Amy League in entry for Mrs Florence P Lowe, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1898 · Oregon Historical Society

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 

1920

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

French and English: from the Old French and Middle English personal name Perrin, a pet form of Old French Perre, a variant of Pierre , French form of Peter . Compare Perine , Perrine , and Prine .

History: Henri Perrin from Louargat in Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany (France), married Jeanne Merrin in Montreal, QC, in 1661. — This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors (along with its variants or altered forms Perrine and Pareyn) and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of America. One of the Huguenot ancestors was Daniel Perrin (1642–1719), nicknamed The Huguenot, who arrived in New York in 1665, aboard the Philip, and settled first in NJ and later on Staten Island. Among his descendants the surname is common in the altered forms Perrine, Perine and Prine. The Staten Island community of Huguenot is named after Daniel Perrin and other Huguenots who settled in the area during the late 17th century.

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

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