Frank Lee Perry

26 December 1890–15 October 1964 (Age 73)
Guyandotte, Cabell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Frank Lee

When Frank Lee Perry was born on 26 December 1890, in Guyandotte, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Thomas Perry, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ann Ball, was 21. He married Dora Rebecca Segelke on 1 August 1916, in Logan, Logan, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Grant Magisterial District, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Kyle Magisterial District, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 15 October 1964, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Barboursville, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Frank Lee Perry
Dora Rebecca Segelke
Marriage: 1 August 1916
Frances Lee Perry
John Thomas Perry
Charles Robert Perry

Spouse and Children


    Dora Rebecca Segelke


1 August 1916
Logan, Logan, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Thomas Perry





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Frank L Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank L Perry, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank L Perry, "United States Census, 1920"

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