Biography of John W. Perry of Stafford, NY

John W. Perry, a native of Galesburg, Mich., the eldest son of Elton W. and Mary Perry, was born February 18, 1855, and received his education at the Union School at Batavia. He went to Bushville to learn the millers' trade, where he remained until 1874. when he returned to Batavia. In 1878 he worked in the West mill in this town. He married Ella E., youngest daughter of Anthony J. and Emeline Gallagher, of Philadelphia, in 1879. Her father was a well- known rectifier and distiller of high wines. Their children are John, born March 26, 1881; Harry W., born April 8, 1884; and Frank G., born July 19, 1887. In 1885 he returned to Stafford and settled upon the farm of 100 acres where they now reside, it having been inherited by his wife from an aunt.

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of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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