Biography of A. C. Perry
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





A. C. Perry, Was born in Indiana October 17, 1838. When he was six years of age his mother moved to Missouri, his father having died previously. Here he received his education and learned the saddler's trade, which he followed until 1854, when he crossed the plains to California. He spent most of the next two years in Nevada county, and in 1856 he returned to Missouri via Panama. In the following spring he returned to California, crossing the plains the second time, bringing with him his mother and several other relatives. He located in Sonoma county, and in the spring of 1858 he came to Mendocino county, and settled in Potter valley. At the end of a year he returned to Sonoma county and remained there till 1862. He then came to Mendocino county and settled in Ukiah where he opened a saddle and harness shop. At the end of eighteen months he moved to Round valley, where he remained eleven years. In 1878 he returned to Ukiah and opened the Ukiah livery stable, which he has since conducted. He was married, August 9, 1866, to Miss Susan A. Shores, a native of Missouri. Their children are: William, Minnie M., Nannie E., James, and Walter.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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