Finley Perry

1937–2009 (Age 72)
South Irvine, Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Finley

When Finley Perry was born on 1 September 1937, in South Irvine, Estill, Kentucky, United States, his father, Leonard Perry, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Savannah Metcalf, was 34. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Station Camp, Estill, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 27 October 2009, in Salem, Washington, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salem, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Leonard Perry
Nancy Savannah Metcalf
Pryce Perry
Arthur Perry
Lucy Frances Perry
Ada Mildred Perry
Jewell Dean Perry
Finley Perry

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 7

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 19

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Finely Perry in household of Lenoard Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Finley Perry, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Finley Perry, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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