Family:Henry Perry and Sarah Franks (1)

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Facts and Events
Marriage[7] Bef 1807 United States
Census[1] 6 Aug 1810 Ohio, West Virginia, United States
Census[2] 7 Aug 1820 Short Creek, Harrison, Ohio, United States
Census[3] 1 Jun 1830 Green, Harrison, Ohio, United States
Census[4] 1 Jun 1840 German, Harrison, Ohio, United States
Census[5] 1 Jun 1850 Lancaster, Wells, Indiana, United States
Census[6] 1 Jun 1860 Short Creek, Harrison, Ohio, United States
Children
BirthDeath
1.
28 Mar 1870
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3.
9 May 1884
4.
17 Jul 1880
5.
26 Aug 1865
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Family History

Henry Perry and Sarah Franks were married probably before the birth of their first child in 1807, possibly in Fayette co., Pennsylvania.[7] They had eleven children:[7] Martin, Henry, Adam, Eliza, John, Thomas, William, James, Mary, Sarah, and Susan. Information has not been found for Henry, Adam, John, and Thomas. Upon examination of the census returns, it is likely that two of the boys were born between Eliza and Mary (1810–1813) and two of the boys were born between James and William (1819–1822).

In 1810, in Ohio co., Virginia (eventually West Virginia), Henry, his wife and two children were enumerated for the U.S. census.[1]

By the 1820 U.S. census, the family had moved to Short Creek township, Harrison co., Ohio, where Henry, his wife, and seven children were enumerated.[2] They were in Ohio as early as 1814 when daughter Mary was born.

In Green township, Henry appeared in a tax list for 1828,[8] and Henry, his wife and nine children were enumerated in the 1830 U.S. census.[3]

In 1840, in the town of Annapolis, German township, Henry, his wife and three children were enumerated in the U.S. census.[4]

By the 1850 U.S. census, Henry (occ. brick mason), his wife Sarah, and their youngest child Susannah, had removed to Lancaster township, Wells co., Indiana,[5] where his eldest son had been living for at least the previous decade.

However by the 1860 U.S. census, Henry and his wife Sarah had returned to Short Creek township, Harrison co., Ohio.[6]

Household Members in the Census

The table below identifies each of the children enumerated in Henry's household in each U.S. census as far as can be determined from known birth dates. The birth dates of Adam, Henry, John, and Thomas are not known. Sarah J. was born and died before the next enumeration and would not have been counted.

Birth year1800180418101815182018251830
Census year
18101 M (Martin)
1 F (Eliza)
1820 1 M (Martin)
1 F (Eliza)
4 M (James, ?, ?, ?)
1 F (Mary)
18301 F (Eliza)2 M (?, ?)
1 F (Mary)
1 M (James)3 M (William, ?, ?)1 F (Susannah)
1840 2 M (William, ?)1 F (Susannah)
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Ohio co., (West) Virginia, in United States. 1810 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 70 (FHL 181430), p. 1064, f. 18, head Henry Perry.

    Enumeration by age group—males: one under 10 [Martin], one from 26 to 45 [Henry (head)]; females: one under 10 [Eliza], one from 26 to 45 [Sarah (Henry's wife)].

  2. 2.0 2.1 Short Creek twp., Harrison co., Ohio, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M33), roll 93, f. 50, ln. 1, head Henry Perry.

    Enumeration by age group—males: four under 10 [James], one from 10 to 16 [Martin], one from 45 and over [Henry (head)]; females: one under 10 [Mary], one from 10 to 16 [Eliza], one from 26 to 45 [Sarah (Henry's wife)].

  3. 3.0 3.1 Green twp., Harrison co., Ohio, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 133 (FHL 337944), p. 128, ln. 19, head Henry Perry.

    Enumeration by age group—males: three from 5 to 10 [William], one from 10 to 15 [James], two from 15 to 20, one from 50 to 60 [Henry (head)]; females: one under 5 [Susannah], one from 15 to 20 [Mary], one from 20 to 30 [Eliza], one from 40 to 50 [Sarah (Henry's wife)].

  4. 4.0 4.1 Town of Annapolis, German twp., Harrison co., Ohio, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 402 (FHL 20167), p. 179, ln. 7, head Henry Perry.

    Enumeration by age group—males: two from 15 to 20 [William], one from 60 to 70 [Henry (head)]; females: one from 10 to 15 [Susannah], one from 50 to 60 [Sarah (Henry's wife)]. One person employed in manufactures and trades.

  5. 5.0 5.1 Lancaster twp., Wells co., Indiana, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 181, f. 377, p. 753, dwelling 115, family 115, head Henry Perry, enumerated 17 Sept. 1850.

    Henry Perry, age 75, occ. brick mason, b. New Jersey; Sarah Perry, [wife,] age 65, b. Penn.; Susanah Perry, [daughter,] age 22, b. Ohio.

  6. 6.0 6.1 Short Creek twp., Harrison co., Ohio, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 984 (FHL 803984), f. 50, p. 101, dwelling 717, family 711, head Henry Perry, enumerated 18 June 1860.

    Henry Perry, age 85, occ. [blank], b. N.J.; Sarah, age 75, [wife,] occ. housekeeper, b. Pa. (Post Office: Cadiz, Ohio.)

  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 “W. T. Perry”, in Commemorative biographical record of the counties of Harrison and Carrol, Ohio: containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many early settled families. (Chicago [Illinois]: J.H. Beers, 1891), pp. 472–473.

    “[Henry Perry] was married to Sarah Franks, Fayette County, Penn., a lady of German descent, who bore him eleven children as follows: Martin, a carpenter, who died in Indiana; Henry and Adam, who died young; Eliza, married to James Polen and moved to Guernsey County, Ohio; John and Thomas, died young; William W., of whom a record is given below; James, who moved to Illinois, where he died in 1882; Mary (Polly), married to Joseph Howell, and died at an advanced age at Hopedale, Ohio; Sarah J., who died young, and Susan, still living in Cadiz, Ohio.”

  8. Green Township, in Harrison County (Ohio). Auditor. Tax records, 1816-1828. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967), FHL 506599 item 11; Tax Record vol. 601 (1828), f. 82.

    Digital record with image viewed in “Ohio Tax Records, 1800–1850,” database, FamilySearch, DGS 4021630, image 583 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J93K-PWG : accessed 18 July 2017).