Mildred Violet Perry

8 December 1905–7 November 1987 (Age 81)
Jennings, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mildred Violet

When Mildred Violet Perry was born on 8 December 1905, in Jennings, Indiana, United States, her father, Albert Newton Perry, was 31 and her mother, Minnie Victory Clark, was 32. She married Cheb Conrad Sullivan on 12 February 1926, in Jennings, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1930 and Spencer Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 7 November 1987, in North Vernon, Jennings, Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hayden, Spencer Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cheb Conrad Sullivan
Mildred Violet Perry
Marriage: 12 February 1926
Robert Louis Perry Sullivan
Charles W. Sullivan
Naomi Jane Sullivan

Spouse and Children

12 February 1926
Jennings, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Newton Perry


    Minnie Victory Clark





    Floyd David Perry


    James Perry


    Maggie Perry


    Goldie Perry


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Mildred Sullivan in household of Conrad Sullivan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred Sullivan in household of Conrad Sullivan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Perry in household of Minnie Perry, "United States Census, 1920"

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