Idabelle Perry

26 April 1922–22 April 1996 (Age 73)
Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States

The Life of Idabelle

When Idabelle Perry was born on 26 April 1922, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, her father, Alva Edward Perry, was 40 and her mother, Lyda Rebecca Knepper, was 37. She died on 22 April 1996, in Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States.

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Arvin Carl Epling
Idabelle Perry

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings


    Lyda Rebecca Knepper




    Lucille Schwartzenbach


    Beulah A. Perry





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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 4

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 20

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Idabelle Schwartzbach in household of Alsia E Schwartzbach, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ida B Perry in household of Alva Perry, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Idabelle Epling, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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