Category Archives: Minnesota

Alexander W. Perry marries Abbie Cheney

“A noon wedding occurred in Mankato today. Mr. Alex W. Perry and Miss Abbie V. Cheney of Amboy were married, the ceremony taking place at the Stahl House, Dr. C. Line of the Methodist church officiating.” The (Mankato) Review, Nov … Continue reading

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Frank Tyrrell, Extended active duty orders, August 1941

HEADQUARTERS SEVENTH CORPS AREA Office of the Corps Area Commander EWS/mm ORC 201   Tyrrell, Frank DeLos      Omaha, Nebraska August 11, 1941 Subject:  Extended Active Duty. To:    2nd Lt. Frank DeLos Tyrrell, Inf-Res Bancroft, South Dakota 1. Orders are being … Continue reading

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Charles Perry, railroad man

Charles James Perry was the first-born child of James Perry and Lydia Smith. He was born in Savannah, Illinois in 1853 and grew up in Minnesota. Sometime in the 1870s he moved to St. Paul Minnesota and started working for … Continue reading

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Elbert C. Keith

Elbert Keith, who married Alice Perry (daughter of James Perry). Alice was possibly the twin sister of Allen Perry, my great-great-grandfather. Alice and Elbert moved from Sterling Center, Minnesota to Lake County, Dakota Territory in the 1880s, then back to … Continue reading

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Alexander Wallace Perry

A photo from a collection my dad got from his sister. I love this photo. Alex, on the chair, looks like my grandpa George. There is humor in the photo which suggests that getting a photo taken was familiar enough … Continue reading

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Daisy Perry

Daisy Perry was a daughter of Allen Perry who lived to be over 100. Her first husband was George Hughes. She then married Mr Dillman. One of her grandsons formed The Daisy Dillman Band Here’s info from The Book of … Continue reading

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James Perry

The mystery of James Perry is close to being solved. Thanks to people on Ancestry.com who have been willing to answer questions, we have found what happened to James. It appears as though he left his family in Winnebago MN … Continue reading

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