Bessie Perry

Brief Life History of Bessie

When Bessie Perry was born on 4 June 1904, in Ohio, United States, her father, Robert Mac Perry, was 38 and her mother, Mary Jane Doughman, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Robert Lohr. She lived in Miami Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. She died on 17 November 1999, in Loveland, Clermont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Miamiville, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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Robert Lohr
Bessie Perry
Gertrude Elsie Lohr
Roberta Mae Lohr
Jack Allen Lohr

Sources (10)

  • Bess Lohr in household of Robert Lohr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bessie Marie Lohr, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"
  • Bess Perry in entry for Walter Burton and Roberta M Lohr, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Herry ‘son of Herry’, a variant of the personal name Harry (see Harris ).

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pear tree (Middle English piri(e), peri(e), puri(e), Old English pirige, pyrige), or a habitational name for someone who owned or came from a place so named. 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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