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Introduction

PERRY is a surname that is considered to have originated in England – Wales – Ireland.  

Genealogists generally agree that the Perry’s of England were wealthy merchants that were associated with the West Indies Trading & Shipping Company and other American trade and shipping companies in 18th century America.

For those interested in further research on the origins of this Perry line, I would recommend the following:

• Perry’s of London: A family and a firm on the Seaborne Frontier by Jacob Price (Harvard Historical Studies)

Excellent - Perry Family research - prepared by Steve Watson (links to PDF files):

Origins of Seven Perry Brothers in North Carolina (Chapter 1)

Origins of Seven Perry Brothers in North Carolina (Chapter 2)

Joseph Perry

Dennis Perry Family Genealogy:   www.dennisperryfamily.com

• Perry Research Project:   www.Perry-DNA.org

Genealogy website:   www.rootsweb.ancestry.com

 

 

 

 

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