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 James B. Perry

James B. Perry

Birth
Ireland
Death 9 Jun 1896 (aged 63–64)
Bodie, Mono County, California, USA
Burial Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA
Memorial ID 5852531 · View Source
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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 ½” 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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James G. Perry,
A Native of Ireland,
Died June 9, 1896,
Aged 63 Years,
Late Supervisor of Mono Co.


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  • Maintained by: Sue
  • Originally Created by: Lonnie DeCloedt
  • Added: 17 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5852531
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James B. Perry (1832–9 Jun 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5852531, citing Bodie Cemetery, Bridgeport, Mono County, California, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 47371789) .