William Perry
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William Allan Perry (bef. 1851 - 1919)

William Allan Perry
Born before in Kirkcudbright, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Husband of — married 28 Dec 1886 in King, Washington Territory, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of [private son (1900s - 1970s)]
Died after age 68 in Clearbrook, Washington, United Statesmap
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William Perry was born in Scotland.

Born to William Perry & Elizabeth in Scotland


"New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891,"
Name: Wm Perry
Event Type: Immigration
Event Date: July 7, 1855
Event Place: New York City, New York, United States
Age: 7
Birth Year (Estimated): 1848
Birthplace: Scotland
Ship Name: Constitution
LOG heading Image #304
  1. Wm. age:39 Blacksmith
  2. Mrs. Perry age:38
  3. Agnes age:15
  4. James age:13
  5. Elizabeth age:9
  6. Wm. age:7
  7. Isabel age:4
  8. Andrew 10 months
1860 Logan, Peoria, Illinois
Age: 12
Birth Year (Estimated): 1848
Birthplace: Scotland
Page: 277
Wm Perry M 44 Scotland
Elizabeth Perry F 33 Scotland
Agnes Perry F 20 Scotland
James Perry M 18 Scotland
Elizabeth Perry F 14 Scotland
Wm Perry M 12 Scotland (s/b 1851??)
Isabel Perry F 9 Scotland
Andrew Perry M 4 Ill
Mary Perry F 1 Ill
Household ID: 1971

His parents moved the family to Washington circa 1880.

1880 Nooksack, Whatcom, Washington
Age: 31
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Works On Farm
Birth Year (Estimated): 1849
Birthplace: Scotland
Father's Birthplace: Scotland --Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
Sheet Letter: D--Sheet Number: 274--Person Number: 2--Volume: 1
William Perry Self M 64 Scotland
Elizabeth Perry Wife F 63 Scotland
William Perry Son M 31 Scotland
Mary Perry Daughter F 21 Illinois, United States
District: ED 1--Sheet Number and Letter: 274D--Household ID: 4503401


"Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008,"
Name: William A Perry
Event Date: 28 Dec 1886
Event Place: King, Washington, United States
Spouse's Name: Marie C Strache
Digital Folder Number: 004223422---Image Number: 00211
1888 their son Roderick was born.
1910 Clearbrook, Whatcom, Washington
Age: 60
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 24
Birth Year (Estimated): 1850
Birthplace: Scotland
Immigration Year: 1851
Father's Birthplace: Scotland---Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
Sheet Letter: A--Sheet Number: 5
William A Perry Head M 60 Scotland Farmer
Marie Perry Wife F 42 Germany
children: 6 / 6 living
Roderic D Perry Son M 22 Washington
Lottie E Perry Daughter F 19 Washington
Marie A Perry Daughter F 14 Washington
Isabel L Perry Daughter F 13 Washington
Ollysim M Perry Daughter F 9 Washington
William S Perry Son M 4 Washington
District: ED 339--Sheet Number and Letter: 5A--Household ID: 95


Burial: Perry Cemetery, Whatcom County, Washington, USA


  1. Affiliate Publication Title: Passenger Lists of vessels arriving at New York, 1820-1897
    Affiliate Film Number: 154 --Digital Folder Number: 004680234---Image Number: 00313 -- Citing this Record: "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27TQ-HBN : 12 March 2018), Wm Perry, 1855; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 175,510.
  2. Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXCW-NJM : 13 December 2017), Mary Perry in entry for Wm Perry, 1860.Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) --Affiliate Publication Number: M653--Affiliate Film Number: 217--GS Film Number: 803217--Digital Folder Number: 005165788--Image Number: 00281
  3. Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXTF-WZP : 15 July 2017), Mary Perry in household of William Perry, Nooksack, Whatcom, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district ED 1, sheet 274D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,398. Digital Folder Number: 005162810--Image Number: 00224
  4. Citing this Record: "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKNB-3HPQ : 27 September 2017), William A Perry and Marie C Strache, 28 Dec 1886, King, Washington, United States, Washington State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 004223422.
  5. Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGJ3-VYV : accessed 17 January 2020), William S Perry in household of William A Perry, Clearbrook, Whatcom, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 339, sheet 5A, family 95, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1674; FHL microfilm 1,375,687. Digital Folder Number: 005157560--Image Number: 00170

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Mar 1851? Kirkcudbright, Scotland

On Ancestry they are recorded in the 1841 census as William Perise aged 25 years with wife Elizabeth aged 20 years and daughter Agnes 1 year living in Wigtownshire.

In 1851 they are down as Willm Peerie, wife Elizh and five of a family living in Whithorn. William was a Blacksmith.

posted 25 Sep 2013 by William Perry   [thank William]
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