Gustavus Adolphus PERRY

Male 1797 - 1868  (71 years)


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  • Name Gustavus Adolphus PERRY 
    Born 4 Jan 1797  Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    LifeSketch Gustavus Adolphus Perry  [1
    Ordained 1834  Bolton, Warren, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    High Priest 
    Patriarch of Rasmus Branch 10 Jan 1844  Ramus, Hancock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Called to be the Patriarch over the branch in Ramus, Illinois by John Smith 
    Patriarchal Blessing Feb 1844  Macedonia, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Patriarchal Blessing given by John Smith, uncle to the Prophet Joseph Smith. 
    Mason 25 Apr 1845  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Accepted as a member of the Mason's Lodge in Nauvoo, Illinois 
    Post Office Petition 20 Jan 1848  Pottawattamie, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Signed Petition with Brigham Young to open a Post Office in Pottawattamie 
    Residence Change 5 Jul 1852  Kanesville, Pottawattamie, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Left Kanesville, Pottawattamie, Iowa 
    Residence Change 5 Oct 1852  of , , Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Arrived in Utah 
    Marriage 10 Apr 1853  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Married 3rd wife - Elizabeth Wray in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Utah 
    Pedigree Resource File Disk #4 Pin #491910 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Presiding Elder From 1854 to 1855  Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Called as the first Presiding Elder of the saints in Three Mile Creek (now Perry), UT 
    Residence Change 1854  Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Moved to Three Mile Creek (Now Perry), Utah 
    _FSFTID LH23-P4R 
    Died 2 May 1868  Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 May 1868  Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I16  YOUNG, Richard Perry
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2017 

    Father Abijah PERRY, Jr.,   b. 25 Oct 1766, Wilton, Hillsborough, Colony of New Hampshire, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1804, Elizabethtown, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth TIPPETS,   b. 30 Aug 1773, Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1813, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1796  Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Eunice WING,   b. 9 Jul 1797, Hinsdale, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1816  Lewis, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Orrin Alonzo PERRY,   b. 11 Sep 1817, Lewisberry, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1901, Perry, Box Elder, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +2. Rosalia Elvira PERRY,   b. 18 Nov 1819, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1841, of , Adams, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    +3. Amanda Melvina PERRY,   b. 11 Sep 1821, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1864, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +4. Lorenzo PERRY,   b. 8 May 1824, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1886, Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +5. Henry Elisha PERRY,   b. 24 Aug 1827, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1875, Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     6. Cornelia PERRY,   b. Abt 1830, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1830, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +7. Lucy Ann PERRY,   b. 20 May 1839, Adams, Adams, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1893, Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2009 10:09:00 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sally Sarah JENKINS,   b. 29 Jan 1811, Bowdoin, Lincoln, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1851, Kanesville, Pottawattamie, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1847  Winter Quarters, , Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Silas Gustavus PERRY,   b. Abt 1849, of , Pottawattamie, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1851, of , Pottawattamie, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2009 10:09:00 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth WRAY,   b. 4 Aug 1803, Thoroughbridge, Ellenthorpe, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1887, Three Mile Creek, Box Elder, Utah Territory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1853  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2009 10:09:00 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Histories
    Perry, Gustavus Adolphus
    Perry, Gustavus Adolphus
    Records from Nauvoo Land and Records CD
    July 2006
    Gustavus Adolphus Perry
    Gustavus Adolphus Perry
    Conversion and immigration information about Gustavus Adolphus Perry's family
    'The Value of a Good Name'
       L. Tom Perry
    "The Value of a Good Name" L. Tom Perry
    History of Gustavus Adolphus Perry
    + Thoughts by Elder L. Tom Perry

  • Notes 
    • !SEALING_SPOUSE: Eunice WING; Took place at Winter Quarters (now Florence,
      Nebraska).

      !SEALING_SPOUSE: Eunice WING; 2nd sealing was performed in the Endowment House on 3 Jul 1876. See Film 183401, Ref 2381, Page: 001994.

      Name: Gustavus Adolphus Perry Gender: maleBirth Date: 04 Jan 1797Birth Place: Wilton, Hillsboro, New HampshireParent1: Abijah Perry Jr.Parent2: Elizabeth Tippets Spouse: Eunice Wing;Sally JenkinsMarriage Date: abt 1816Departure Date: 05 Jul 1852(or 26-30 Jun 1852)Departure Place: Kanesville, IowaTravel Company: Wife, Eunice Wing Perry (55);Daughter, Lucy Ann (13);Sonin-law, Joseph Harrison Tippets (38);J. H. Tippets' wife, Amanda Melvina Perry Tippets (30);J. H. Tippets' children: Joseph Mahonri (14);Caroline Cornelia (12);Hyrum Henry (9);Hebex Chases (7);Amanda Jane (4) and Brigham Lewis (2).Party: John B. Walker Co.Trail: Mormon Trail to SLCArrival Date: 02-07 Oct 1852Arrival Place: Great Salt Lake ValleyReligion: LDSPlace Settled: Farmington (North Cottonwood), 1852;Perry (Three Mile Creek) 1854Occupation: farmerDeath Date: 02 May 1868Death Place: Perry, Box Elder Co, UTBurial Place: Brigham City, Box Elder, UTSources: Journal History of the Church, Deseret News Roster of Pioneers: 18 Sep 1852 (Church Historical Dept);Histories of Joseph H. Tippets (DUP Museum);cont. on backComments: Even though the roster lists S-A. Perry, we read in the histories of Joseph H. Tippets that he traveled to UT with his father-in-law G.A. Perry. We believe the cursive "G" was mistaken for an "S". cont. on backSub Name: Karen Y. Christensen and cousin Mary Catherine WilsonSub Date: 02 Nov 1990

      Buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Utah

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 18 Jan 2017), entry for Gustavus Adolphus Perry, person ID LH23-P4R. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S22] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 26 Jan 2011), entry for Gustavus Adolphus Perry, person ID L71F-BNX. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S7] "New FamilySearch Web Site", The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, http://www.new.familysearch.org/ (Reliability: 3).