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Silas PERRY

Male 1832 - 1912  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name Silas PERRY 
    Born Jan 1832  OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Apr 1912  Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Silas PERRY is listed in a household headed by Henry DUNHAM in the 1860 census of Tippecanoe Township, Kosciusko County, IN.

      Silas is listed in the 1860 census as a farmer who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1832. According to the 1880 census, he was born in OH.

      (2) A household headed by Silas PERRY is listed in the 1870 census of Washington Township, Kosciusko County, IN.

      [Note by compiler: The census enumerator's handwriting is difficult to read, and the compiler is not certain that he has read it correctly.]

      Silas is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 35 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1835. According to the 1870 census, he was born in OH.

      Listed with Silas is his wife, Magdalene, who was then 31 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1839. According to the 1870 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were of foreign birth. [Her first name is listed as Magdaline in the index to the 1870 census.]

      Listed with Silas is his daughter, Ally, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1864. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN. [Her first name is listed as Abby in the index to the 1870 census.]

      Also listed with Silas is his son, John, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1867. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Silas is Terrill HYER, a farm laborer who was then 24 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1846. According to the 1870 census, he was born in OH. The relationship between Silas and Terrill HYER is not listed in the 1870 census.

      (3) A household headed by Silas PERRY is listed in the 1880 census of Washington Township, Kosciusko County, IN, near a household headed by his ex-wife, Maydrela SHOTT.

      [Note by compiler: The census enumerator's handwriting is difficult to read, and the compiler is not certain that he has read it correctly.]

      Silas is listed in the 1880 census as a divorced farmer who was then 47 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about1833. According to the 1880 census, he was born in OH, his father was born in VT, and his mother was born in OH.

      Listed with Silas is his son, John, a farmer who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1867. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in Bremen, Germany.

      (4) A household headed by Silas PERRY is listed in the 1900 census of Washington Township, Kosciusko County, IN, next to a household headed by his son, John E. PERRY.

      Silas is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in January 1832 and was then 68 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in OH, his father was born in ME, and his mother was born in OH. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 19 years.

      Listed with Silas is his wife, Harriett, who was born in December 1839 and was then 60 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in OH. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 19 years and had theretofore given birth to two children, one of whom was then living.

      Also listed with Silas is his step-son, John H. STIVER, a farm laborer and widower who was born in December 1866 and was then 33 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in IN. [John H.'s surname is listed as STIVES in the index to the 1900 census.]

      Also listed with Silas is his [step-]grandson, Ralph STIVER, who was born in March 1895 and was then 5 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN. [Ralph's surname is listed as STIVES in the index to the 1900 census.]

      Also listed with Silas is his [step-]grandson, Roy STIVER, who was born in April 1897 and was then 3 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN. [Roy's surname is listed as STIVES in the index to the 1900 census.]

      (5) A household headed by Cyrus PERRY is listed in the 1910 census of Washington Township, Kosciusko County, IN. [Cyrus PERRY is listed in the index to the 1910 census as Carles BERRY. The census schedule is difficult to read, and the compiler is not certain that he has read it correctly.]

      Cyrus is listed in the 1910 census as a farmer who was then 78 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1832. According to the 1910 census, he was born in OH, and both of his parents were born in OH. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 4[?] years.

      Listed with Cyrus is his wife, Elizabeth, who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1850. According to the 1910 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in OH. According to the 1910 census, she had then been married 4[?] years, and had theretofore given birth to 4 children, all of whom were then living.

      (6) Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 [database online], Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004:

      Name: Silas Perry
      Date: 18 Apr 1912
      Location: Washington Township
      Age: 80 yr
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Source Location: County Health Office, Warsaw
      Source Notes: The source of this record is the book H-18 on page 42 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.
    Person ID I16373  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 

    Family 1 Harriet McPHERSON,   b. Dec 1839, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Jul 1905, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 11 Aug 1881  Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 17:00:28 
    Family ID F7315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Magdalene (PERRY),   b. Abt 1840, Germany or OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 28 Jul 1870  Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Bef 18 Jun 1880  Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alma R. PERRY,   b. Oct 1863, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 23 Apr 1910  (Age ~ 47 years)  [natural]
     2. John E. PERRY,   b. Mar 1866, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 17:00:28 
    Family ID F7326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth MILLER,   b. Feb 1849, IN or OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 12 Jun 1900  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1905  Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 17:00:28 
    Family ID F7329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Kosciusko CountyMarriages 1875 - 1899 : Spouse 1: STIVER, Harriet Spouse 2: PERRY, Silas Marriage Date: 11 Aug 1881 Mar. Book: F:460.

    2. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Kosciusko CountyMarriages 1900 - 1921 : Spouse 1: PERRY, Silas Spouse 2: HAGG, Elizabeth Marriage Date: 13 Jul 1905 Mar. Book: N:64.