Bio: Perry, George Milton "Milt" (1848 - 1922)

Contact:  Stan
Email:  stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Perry, Bump, Martin, Edmunds, Stiles, Styles

----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, Census Reports,

HON. GEORGE M. Perry, Judge of Probate Court of Jackson County, Wisconsin was born in (Perry Creek), the town of Albion, Jackson Co., Wis., Aug. 23, 1848. Received his common school education at Denmark Academy, Lee Co., Iowa. Was one year at the Illinois Industrial University, of Champaign, Ill. Also one year at Howe Seminary, which was about all the high-school education he received. Studied law and was admitted to the Bar, March 23. 1870. Was elected to the office of Clerk of Court in 1876, re-elected in 1878. Resigned that office Feb. 4. 1881, to accept the appointment of County Judge, to fill vacancy of Judge M. Bump, deceased, for the term ending first Monday in January, 1882. Perry was also elected to the office of County Judge for a term of four years, commencing January, 1872, without one single vote against him. He is also County Deputy Clerk and Deputy Register of Deeds. George enlisted in the late war, Co. G, 5th Reg., Wis. V. I., Aug. 22, 1864, and served for one year. Was engaged in the following battles: Hatcher's Run, Va.; Petersburg, first and second, and Sailor's Creek, at time of Gen. Lee's surrender. Returned home and went to work for his father in saw-mill. Was married (1871) to Miss Nellie Martin, who was born in Canada, 1853. They have two children: Myrtie B. and Harry Mason. George is a member of the order of I. O. O. F., Albion Lodge, No. 134, also member of A. F. &. A. M., Black River Lodge, No. 74, and Temple of Honor, No. 62.

The second wife of George Perry was Emma Styles (b: Jul 1869), the daughter of William Henrey and Mary Matchette Styles.  William Styles (1830 - 1897); Mary Matchette Styles (1835 - 1921)

Family Notes

George Milton Perry
Sex: M
Birth: 23 Aug 1848 in Perry Creek, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
Death: 17 May 1922 in Black River Falls, Jackson Co., Wisconsin

Father: James Perry, b: 13 Jun 1819, Goshen Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, m: 10 Jun 1847, Henderson Co., Illinois
Mother: Lydia Edmunds b: May 1826 in Salem Township, Colombia Co., Ohio, d: 8 Feb 1855 and is buried the Sullivan Cemetery, Brockway Twp., Jackson Co., Wisconsin.
Children

George Milton Perry b: 23 Aug 1848 in Perry Creek, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
Sarah Louise Perry b: 1850 in Black River Falls, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
James Decatur Perry b: 11 Dec 1852 in Black River Falls, Jackson Co., Wisconsin, d: 1932 and is buried in the St. Columbkille Cemetery, Manchester, Jackson Co., Wisconsin. His wife, Mary O. (1857 - 1928) is also buried there.


Marriage 1 Nellie Martin, b. 12 Apr 1864 - 20 Jun 1904
Married: 1871 in Wisconsin
Children
Birdine Perry b: 5 Apr 1873, Black River Falls, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
Harry M. Perry b: 11 Dec 1879, Black River Falls, Jackson Co., Wisconsin, d: 1951 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Black River Falls, Jackson Co., Wis.

Children

Nellie M. Perry b: 1 Mar 1906, d: 20 Mar 1906

 1880 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 284

George M. Perry, white, married American male
marital status : Married
occupation : Clk. Circuit Court
father's birthplace : Ohio, United States
mother's birthplace : Ohio, United States

Household Members
self George M. Perry M 31 (1848 Wisconsin, United States)
wife Nellie M. Perry F 26 Canada
son Harry M. Perry M 0 Wisconsin, United States
sister-in-law Elizabeth Martin F 18 Canada
brother-in-law Wm. Martin M 30 Canada
other Anna Hanson F 18 Norway
daughter Myrta B. Perry F 7 Wisconsin, United States

1900 Federal Census, ED 44 Black River Falls city Ward 1-4, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 9, family 187

George M Perry, white, married, male
father's birthplace: Ohio
mother's birthplace: Ohio
years married: 29 (1871)

Household Members
head George M Perry M 52 (Aug 1848 Wisconsin)
wife Nellie M Perry F 45 (Apr 1855 Canada Eng), mother of 2 children, 2 living, both parents b. Ireland

1900 Federal Census, ED 110 Tomah city Ward 1-3, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 8, family 183

Emma Stiles, white, single female
father's birthplace: Canada Eng
mother's birthplace: Canada Eng

Household Members
head Mary Stiles F 63 (Oct 1837 Canada Eng)
daughter Emma Stiles F 31 (Jul 1869 Wisconsin)
boarder Earl Turner M 38 (Apr 1862 Wisconsin)
boarder Ida S Turner F 38 (Nov 1862 Wisconsin)
boarder Webster Elwell M 73 (Dec 1827 Vermont)
boarder Nathan M Dellingham M 52 (Aug 1848 Massachusetts)

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin, pg. 80, family 114, line 65

George M Perry, white, widowed male
place of birth: parent 1: Ohio
place of birth: parent 2: Ohio

Household Members
head George M Perry M 56y Wisconsin
sister-in-law Mary Styles F 66y Canada
servant Emma Styles F 35y (1870 Wisconsin)

1910 Federal Census, Black River falls Ward 2, Jackson, Wisconsin, pg. 7, family 21

George M Perry, white, married male
father's birthplace: Ohio
mother's birthplace: Ohio

Household Members
self George M Perry M 61y Wisconsin
wife Emma Perry F 40y (1870 Wisconsin)

1920 Federal Census, Black River Falls, Jackson Co., Wisconsin

George M Perry, white, married, male
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: New York

Household Members
self George M Perry M 71y (1848 Wisconsin)
wife Emma Perry F 50y Wisconsin
Mary Stiles F 82y (1838 Canada)
Mi La Lo? M 24y Italy

Pg. 17, family 343

James D Perry, white married male, (brother of George M. Perry)
father's birthplace: Ohio
mother's birthplace: Illinois
years married: 24 (1876)

Household Members
head James D Perry M 48 (Dec 1852 Wisconsin)
wife Mary Perry F 44 (Sep 1856 Wisconsin, maiden name: Quackenbush)
son Charles Perry M 24 (Nov 1876 Wisconsin)
son Howard Perry M 22 (Jun 1878 Wisconsin)
son Archie L Perry M 20 (Apr 1880 Wisconsin)
son Austin J Perry M 17 (Nov 1883 Wisconsin)
daughter Ella F Perry F 13 (Nov 1887 Wisconsin)
son Forest Perry M 9 (Mar 1891 Wisconsin)
daughter Fern Perry F 9 (Mar 1891 Wisconsin)

Wisconsin Birth Records

Harry Mason Perry
gender: Male
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 06 Dec 1879
birthplace: Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: George Milton Perry
father's birthplace: Wisconsin
mother's name: Nellie Martin
mother's birthplace: Canada

Austin James Perry
gender: Male
birth date: 10 Nov 1883
birthplace: Melrose, Jackson, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: James Decatur Perry
father's birthplace: Albion Town, Jackson Co.
mother's name: Mary Quackenbush
mother's birthplace: Albion Town, Jackson Co.

Ella Forbs Perry
gender: Female
birth date: 10 Nov 1887
birthplace: Melrose, Jackson, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: James D. Perry (brother of George M. Perry)
father's birthplace: Albion, Jackson Co.
mother's name: Maria Quackenbush
mother's birthplace: Albion, Jackson Co.

Fern Perry
gender: Female
birth date: 13 Mar 1891
birthplace: Black R Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin
father's name: James Decatur Perry
mother's name: Mary Maria Quackenbush

Forrest Perry
gender: Male
birth date: 13 Mar 1891
birthplace: Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin
name note: twin to Fern Perry
race: White
father's name: James Decatur Perry
father's birthplace: Albion Town, Wis.
mother's name: Mary Maria Quackenbush
mother's birthplace: Black River Falls, Wis.

Wisconsin Marriage Records

James D. Perry
bride's name: Mary Quackenbush
marriage date: 18 Jul 1875
marriage place: Irving, Jackson, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: James Perry
groom's mother's name: Lydia Perry
bride's father's name: John H. Quackenbush
bride's mother's name: Maria Quackenbush

Harry M. Perry
bride's name: Kathryn V. Whelock
marriage date: 21 Jun 1898
marriage place: Jackson, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: George M. Perry
groom's mother's name: Nellie M. Perry
bride's father's name: Charles A. Wherlock
bride's mother's name: Mary Moore

Wisconsin Death Records

Fern Perry
gender: Female
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 13 Mar 1891
birthplace: Black River Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin
name note: twin to Forrest Perry
race: White
father's name: James Decatur Perry
father's birthplace: Albion Town, Wis.
mother's name: Mary Maria Quackenbush
mother's birthplace: Black River Falls, Wis.

Nellie Martin Perry
event: Death
event date: 20 Jun 1904
event place: Jackson, Wisconsin
page: 0452

Emma Perry
Death date: 19 Mar 1907
event place: Jackson, Wisconsin
page: 0057

1890 Schedules Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War

George M Perry
event: Census
event date: 1890
Recorded: Black River Falls City, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States

 

 


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