Adah Jane Hazel Perry

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Adah Jane Hazel Perry’s gravesite in Madison SD.

Adah Jane Hazel was born in October of 1857 in Wisconsin. She moved with her parents and siblings to Blue Earth County in Minnesota sometime after that.

She married Allen Perry, son of James and Lydia Perry, in Mankato Minnesota. Allen and Adah, along with George H Perry and Elbert and Alice (Perry) Keith moved to Lake County Dakota Territory in the 1880s. While George and Elbert moved back to Minnesota, Allen and Adah stayed in Lake County living in Madison DT. Not much is known about Adah, although there is a report from the Madison newspaper that Allen was in repeated trouble with the law for selling alcohol in a dry county.

Adah died in 1888, her estate was probated in 1889 with her assets all going to cover a mortgage on property in Madison. In the 1890s Allen moved to Montrose in McCook County SD.Sometime in the 1900s Allen may have moved to California, some evidence suggests Tulare County in the central valley.

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