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James B. Perry
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Birth: 1832, Ireland
Death: Jun. 9, 1896
Bodie
Mono County
California, USA

Born in either 1832 or 1833. He served as the Mono County Supervisor. The 1932 fire, which devastated much of the business district of Bodie, started in a restaurant run by his wife.

(The above was posted by Lonnie DeCloedt.)


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The following research notes were done by Sue Silver:

Bridgeport Chronicle-Union, 6/13/1896:

Deceased. – Supervisor James B. Perry, of Bodie, died on Tuesday, after a long spell of sickness. He was a native of Ireland and aged 61 years, and has been a resident of Bodie for many years, and was much respected, having been elected Supervisor in a Republican district.

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Bridgeport Chronicle-Union, 8/29/1896: Notice to Creditors. re: Estate of James B. Perry by Palmer Perry, Administratrix, located at U.S. Hotel, Bodie.

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Daughters of the American Revolution, Vital Records from Cemeteries in California, Volume 13 (Book 18), pp. 119-121 (Bodie, CA, 9/28/1952), CSL Book Collection, qc 929.2 D2c: listed as James B. Perry, A native of Ireland, Died June 9, 1896, 73 years, Late Supervisors of Mono Co.

Daughters of the American Revolution, Vital Records from Cemeteries in California, Volume 16 (Book 21), pp. 168-171 (Bodie, CA, 1957), CSL Book Collection, qc 929.2 D2c: listed as James E. Perry, native of Ireland, died June 9, 1896, age 63 yrs., Late Supervisor De Mono Co., IOOF

California cemeteries tombstone inscriptions, Northern Sierra area 1850s-1959 (Verna Stumpf Paterson and members of Reno Chapter of the Daughters’ of the American Colonists, LDS Family History Library Film No. 1320853, Item 19: listed as James B. Perry, d. 9 Jun 1896, aged 63, N/o Ire, Supervisor of Mono County

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1879 & 1880 Mono County Great Register of Voters:

James B. Perry, 45 yrs, b. Ireland, Miner, Residence-Bodie, Naturalized-10/11/1870, Storey Co., Dist. Ct., Registered-4/15/1879

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1880 Census, Bodie, Mono County, California:

James Perry, 47 yrs, married, Miner, b. Iowa, Father b. Iowa, Mother b. Iowa; Thalina Perry, wife, 41 yrs, Lodgings, b. France, Father b. France, Mother b. France; Joseph Perry, son, 19 yrs, Single, Miner, b. California, Father b. Iowa, Mother b. France; Thomas Perry, son, 13 yrs, Single, Miner, b. California, Father b. Iowa, Mother b. France; Minna Perry, daughter, 11 yrs, Single, b. California, Father b. Iowa, Mother b. France; Annie Perry, daughter, 2 yrs, b. Nevada, Father b. Iowa, Mother b. France

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1882 & 1884 Mono County Great Register of Voters:

James B. Perry, 48 yrs, b. Ireland, Miner, Residence-Bodie, Naturalized-10/11/1870, Storey Co., Nev., Dist Ct., 6/18/1882

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1886 – 1890 Mono County Great Register of Voters:

James B. Perry, 52 yrs, b. Ireland, Miner, Residence-Bodie, Naturalized-10/11/1870, Storey Co., Nev. District Ct, Registered-9/25/1886

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1886 McKenney’s Pacific Coast Directory: Mrs. James Perry, hotel

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1892 & 1894 Mono County Great Register of Voters:

James Bishop Perry, 59 yrs, 5’ 8 ˝” tall, Light complexion, Blue eyes, Gray hair, Left eye missing, Merchant, b. Ireland, Residence-Bodie East, Naturalized-1870 Storey Co., Nev., Post Office Address-Bodie, Registered-10/22/1892

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Walker Lake Bulletin, 5/8/1895: Tom Kelly was married in Bodie Monday to Miss Annie Perry. Both young folks are well known, and a host of friends wish them joy.

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1900 Census, Main St., Bodie, Mono County, California: Palmer Perry, female, b. Aug 1854, 45 yrs, Widowed, 8 children born/4 children then living, b. France, Father b. France, Mother b. France, to US 1858, Hotel Keeper, Owns home free of mortgage; (plus a large numbers of boarders)
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Palmyre Guillot Miller (1848 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
James G. Perry,
A Native of Ireland,
Died June 9, 1896,
Aged 63 Years,
Late Supervisor of Mono Co.
 
Burial:
Bodie Cemetery (Wards Section)
Bridgeport
Mono County
California, USA
 
Maintained by: Sue
Originally Created by: Lonnie DeCloedt
Record added: Oct 17, 2001
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James B. Perry
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