Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Members of the PERRY Family

Alice August 18, 1923 - October 17, 1991
daughter of Erwin and Mary Perry, married William Hayes; brother Donald Blaine
grew up in the Martin-Perry home. Graduated from Powell High Schools, died at Burr Oak State Park.

Erwin Leroy April 28, 1884 - June 8, 1957
married Mary Ivah Neil;

Walnut Grove Cemetery

came to the area as Superintendent during the construction of the O'Shaughnessy Dam, 1928. Married 1913; Graduate of Northern Ohio;Civil Engineering.

Mary Ivah Neil March 30, 1892 - December 27, 1986
Wife of Erwin; six children-LeRoy, Ivah, Don, Alice, Jean and Norman V.

Walnut Grove Cemetery

Married 1913, gave piano lessons for many years. Did some babysitting in the sixties. Steve Schenck said she made the best French Toast.

Neil LeRoy 1914 - 1966
Child of Mary and Erwin:. Married Mildred R

Ivah Sophrona 1916 - 2005
Married Edwin Dell Daughter of Erwin and Mary Perry

Donald Blaine August 24,1921 - 1998
son of Erwin and Mary Perry Married Alice Elizabeth Koch
served in WWII; private Infantry National Guard; enlisted Oct 1940

Jean 1928
married Richard (Dick) Kirkham, 1948;second husband Charles Gregory Shaw
Many handwritten letters to PLH, in file

Norman July 15, 1932 - April 10, 2010
Youngest son to Erwin and Mary, Married Eve;

Alton Cemetery Galloway.