|James Washington Perry||Aug 12 18312||Dooley County, GA2||Apr 6 19062||Banks Cemetary,
Grady County, GA2
|Nancy Ann Maples2||18312||18492||Baker County, GA2||18522||Baker County, GA2|
|James'||Joseph L. Perry||Mary Ann Brown|
|Martha Castleberry (2nd Wife)2||18302||18552||Decatur County, GA2||18662||Decatur County, GA2|
|Mary J. Banks (3rd Wife)2||Sep 16 18392||May 17 18672||Grady County, GA2||Mar 16 19212||Banks Cemetary,
Grady County, GA2
|James Perry5||M||18504||Baker County, GA2|
|Andrew Jackson Perry5||M||Aug 18526||Baker County, GA2||Delaney Terrell6|
|Found in 1850 Baker County, Georgia census records with wife, Nancy Ann. No children listed.
1850 Baker County census
Found in 1860 Decatur County census records with wife, Martha. Four children listed.
James grew up in Baker County, Georgia. He and his brother, Calvin R. Perry, bought property and moved their families near Spring Creek in Decatur Couny, Georgia prior to 1860.2
On August 13, 1861, James and brother Calvin both enlisted in the 'Decatur Guards', GA 17th Regiment, Company D. This regiment consisted of men from Webster & Stewart counties.1
Private Aug. 13, 1861. Wounded in eye, resulting in loss of sight, at Sharpsburg, Md. Sept. 17, 1862. Paroled, Burkeville, Va. Apr. 14-17, 1865.3
After the war, James returned to Decatur County, then moved to Henry County, AL for a short while. He returned to Thomas County, GA which became Grady County.
James and his third wife, Mary J. Banks, had no children.
1 - 'Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865', Volume 1
2 - 'The History of Randolph County, Georgia, Volume II', page 580
3 - Decatur Guards
4 - 1860 Decatur County census
5 - 1880 Randolph County census
6 - 1900 Randolph County census
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