Amos Perry biography

AMOS PERRY, a farmer of Providence, was born in Wayne County, Ohio, April 25, 1826; settled in Lucas County in 1836. Married Susan A. Young, June 22, 1850; she was born in York County, Pennsylvania, April 23, 1825. Their children are: Levi, Francis, Jane V., Jacob G., Abraham, Matilda, Welthy, Alfred and Eddie. Mr. Perry is a farmer. His Post Office address is Neapolis, Ohio.

Source: Clark Waggoner, ed., History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio Illustrated (New York and Toledo: Munsell & Company, Publishers, 1888), p. 11.

 

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Submitter Mrs. Phyllis Mossing
Date 12 September 2004

AMOS PERRY (LEVI5, SAMUEL BAKER4, HENRY, SAMUEL2, SAMUEL1) was born 23 April 1826 in Chippawa Township, Wayne County, Ohio, and died 17 March 1898 in Providence Township, Lucas County, Ohio. He married Susannah A. Ness 7 August 1850 in Toledo, Ohio (by William Tipton), daughter of Jacob Ness and Christina Miller. She was born 23 April 1825 in York County, Pennsylvania, and died 8 August 1908 in Providence Township, Lucas County.

Notes for Amos Perry: 1860 Lucas Co., OH. Bought land in Lucas, 1 June 1852 using the Defiance land office with Levi Perry who bought land the same day. He served in Company H, 68th Ohio Infantry, GAR Post 66. Birth date is from the History of Lucas County, Ohio and grave stone.

Notes for Susannah A. Ness: She was a widow when she married Amos Perry as her second husband.

Children of AMOS PERRY and SUSANNAH NESS:

  • LEVI PERRY, b. 26 Jul. 1851, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH – d. 9 Feb. 1905.
  • AMOS PERRY, b. bet. 1852 – 1853; listed in 1860 census.
  • FRANCES ELMIRA PERRY, b. 24 Apr. 1853, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH – d. 9 Mar. 1916; m. Almas Ed Spicer, 6 August 06, 1874, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH—d. 13 May 1913, Lucas Co. OH.
  • JANE VANDORA PERRY, b. 3 Aug. 1855, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH—d. 3 Jun. 1934; m. (1) Jonathan Spicer, 25 Nov. 1872, OH; m. (2) Dan Raker, aft. 1872.
  • JACOB GEROME PERRY, b. 25 Oct. 1857, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH—d. 10 Feb. 1934, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH.
  • ABRAHAM LINCOLN PERRY (twin), b. 27 April 1861, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH—d. 7 May 1945, Lucas Co., age 84. Resided in Neapolis.
  • MATILDA PERRY (twin), b. 27 April 27, 1861, Providence Lucas Co. OH—d. 10 Mar. 1926; m. Perry Philips, 30 Jun. 1881.
  • WEALTHY A. PERRY, b. 10 Oct. 1865, Providence Twp. Lucas Co OH – d. 19 Feb. 1931; m. Eben Philips, 20 Apr. 1886 – d. 26 Nov. 1934, Lucas Co. OH.
  • ALFRED GRANT PERRY, b. 10 Sep. 1869, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH—d. 27 Nov. 1932, Section #7 Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH; m. (1) Ollie O. (1857-1960); m. (2) Cynthia Ray, 12 Aug. 1893 (b. 6 May 1869—d. 5 Apr. 1911); m. (3) Rachael Harris, 13 Aug. 1894.
  • EDWARD SHERMAN PERRY, b. 8 Nov. 1871, Providence Twp., Lucas Co. OH—d. 9 Oct. 1957, Grand Rapids, OH.