Tag Archives: Perry

The challenge of incorrect information

Frequently, government information is incorrect. Census records will have relationships wrong, names misspelled, places of origin incorrect. This makes sense, given that interviewers may not have understood the person answering the questions and those answering the questions may not have … Continue reading

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James Samuel Perry–three families

One of the biggest recent shockers in my family history┬áhas been about my great-great-great grandfather, James Samuel Perry. For the longest time, my dad and I were trying to find out about James Samuel Perry. We knew that he married … Continue reading

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Perrys in Montrose South Dakota

Frank and Ella Perry lived in Montrose, South Dakota for much of their lives. Frank Elbert Perry was the brother of Alexander Wallace Perry, and their father was Allen W. Perry. A Montrose resident was kind enough to look in … Continue reading

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Alexander Wallace Perry and Abbie (Cheney) Perry

At their house in Bancroft SD

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James Perry, Girard Kansas

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James Samuel Perry

Finally! I received copies of obituaries from Girard Kansas in today’s mail. We were hoping for information about James’ father to take the line back. Nothing in the obits. There is lots of good information about his religious background (Baptist) … Continue reading

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