|Calvin R. Perry||Aug 10 18375||Dooley County, GA2||Aug 14 18975||Bethany Cemetary,
Decatur County, GA2
|Sarah ?2||18402||18592||Baker County, GA2||18662||Decatur County, GA2|
|Calvin's||Joseph L. Perry||Mary Ann Brown|
|Susan W. ?||18502||Decatur County, GA2|
|Anna Perry2||F||18622||Decatur County, GA2||18752||Decatur County, GA2|
|Lucy Elizabeth "Lizzie" Perry2||F||July 8 18652||Decatur County, GA2||Charles M. Freeman4||Jan 3 18994||Nov 1 18992,5||Bethany Cemetary,
Decatur County, GA2,5
|Harriet S. "Hattie" Perry2||F||18662||Decatur County, GA2||S.R. Hurst4||Jan 23 18844|
|Living with Andrew Jackson Odom and Mary Ann Brown Perry Odom per 1850 Baker County census.
1850 Baker County census
Found in 1860 Decatur County census records with wife Sarah. No children listed.
Calvin grew up in Baker County, Georgia. He and his brother, James Washington Perry, bought property and moved their families near Spring Creek in Decatur Couny, Georgia prior to 1860.2
James and brother Calvin both enlisted in 'Decatur Guards' GA 17th Regiment, Company D on August 13, 1861.
Private Aug. 13, 1861. Appointed 1st Corporal Jan. 30, 1863; 1st Sergeant July 3, 1863.
Wounded in breast at Deep Bottom, Va. Aug. 16, 1864. Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. Apr. 9, 1865.3
In 1889, Calvin owned over 1475 acres in the forks of Flint River and Spring Creek. This land is now underwater except for islands of Lake Seminole. and included Wingate Channel and Karl's Pass.2
1 - 'Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865', Volume 1
2 - 'The History of Randolph County, Georgia, Volume II', page 582
3 - Decatur Guards
4 - Decatur County, GA Marriages
5 - Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery Inscriptions
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