Sunday, January 27, 2008

John Petry family - Jay Co., IN

The John PETRY family appears in the 1910 census of Penn Twp., Jay Co., IN. John was the son of Charles and Susannah (WEHRLY) PETRY.

John appears as a 59 year old farmer who had been married for 26 years and was born in Indiana. His father and mother were listed as being born in Ohio. Wife Mary was aged 54 years old born in Ohio with both parents born in Ohio. She was the mother of 4 children, all of whom were still living.

Their two daughters were living with them in 1910 : Bessie, aged 19, and Rachel, aged 18. Both were born in Indiana.

John PETRY b. May 27, 1860 Jay Co., IN, d. February16, 1942, m. August 4, 1883 Jay Co., IN to Mary LEMASTERS, daughter of Luman Walker and Nancy (YOUNG) LEMASTERS. Mary b. February 26, 1849 Shelby Co., OH, d. December 28, 1929 Jay Co., IN.
Known children of John and Mary (LEMASTERS) PETRY :
i. Bessie PETRY b. ca. 1891 Indiana
ii. Rachel PETRY b. ca. 1892 Indiana
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