Biography of A. J. Perry


Perry, A. J., Aurora, p. o. Willink, born in Cattaraugus county, N. Y., April 21, 1838, is a son of Jeremiah and Lydia (Whitney) Perry, both born in Vermont, there married, and in 1826 came to Ashford, Cattaraugus county, and in 1843 came to East Aurora, where they both lived and died. A. J. Perry was reared and educated in East Aurora and followed teaching, beginning at the age of eighteen years and followed it twenty-eight terms. He has since traveled for Batavia nurseries, as managing agent for Western New York. He was married May, 1839, to Mandana. L. Kent of Holland, daughter of Hiram and Dolly Kent, who were among the early settlers of Holland. Mr. and Mrs. Perry have two daughters, Eva M. and M. Ella. Mr. Perry was a Republican during Lincoln's administration, but has since been a Democrat. He is a member of Blazing Star Lodge No. 694, F. & A. M., East Aurora Chapter No. 282, R. A. M., and has been master two years and represented the lodge at New York three years, and is now secretary of Blue Lodge and Chapter. Mr. Perry was three years representing the United States Life Company of New York previous to engaging in the nursery business.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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