|James Washington Perry||Aug 12 18312||Dooley County, GA||Apr 6 19062||Banks Cemetary,
Grady County, GA2
|Martha Castleberry2||18302||1855||Decatur County, GA||1866||Decatur County, GA|
|James'||Joseph L. Perry||Mary Ann Brown|
|Nancy Ann Maples (1st Wife)2||18312||1849||Baker County, GA||18522||Baker County, GA|
|Mary J. Banks (3rd Wife)2||Sep 16 18392||May 17 18674||Grady County, GA||Mar 16 19212||Banks Cemetary,
Grady County, GA2
|Calvin Perry2||M||1856||Decatur County, GA|
|Eliza "Claudie" Perry2||F||1858||Decatur County, GA||Thomas Collier||Griffin, GA|
|Susan Perry2||F||Oct 21 1866||Decatur County, GA||Jefferson A. Carlisle||1884||Jun 27 1952||Pleasant Grove Cemetary,
Grady County, GA
|Found in 1850 Baker County, Georgia census records with wife, Nancy Ann. No children listed.
Found in 1860 Decatur County census records with wife, Martha. Four children listed.
Found in 1900 Thomas County, Georgia census records with third wife, Mary Jane Banks. No 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.
There is no record of son Calvin Perry after 1860 census.
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 - 1900 Thomas County census
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