Ambrose Harper Perry Family

Name Born Place Married Place Died Place
Ambrose Harper Perry   Halifax County, NC6     Mar 12 18422 Early County, GA
Elizabeth Scarborough1 Jan 29 17872 Laurens County, GA     Nov 10 18612 Early County, GA


Ambrose's Joseph Perry Emily Harper


Name Sex Born Place Spouse Married Died Place
Sarah Vickers Perry1 F   Laurens County, GA Joel Washington Perry Mar 2 18285    
Mary Harper Perry1 F   Laurens County, GA Absolum Weaver3,6 18286   Barbour County, AL6
Nancy Ann Perry1 F Aug 16 18104 Laurens County, GA4 Jesse Collier3,6 Jun 7 18294,6 Dec 7 18474 Ambrose Perry Cemetery
Early County, GA4
Elizabeth Perry1 F   Laurens County, GA        


Found in 1820 Laurens County census. Listed alone.
Found in 1830 Early County census. Wife and one male listed with Ambrose.
Found in 1840 Early County census. Wife and three males listed with Ambrose.
Wife Elizabeth found in 1850 Early County census, with Grandson Joseph Collier (age 20 years).
Wife Elizabeth found living alone in 1860 Early County census.

Daughter Sarah Vickers Perry married her cousin, Joel Washington Perry, the son of Thornton Perry. They were married by Elder Samuel Johnson, a Methodist Minister.

Marker at Perry Cemetary7      Ambrose Harper Perry headstone at Perry Cemetary7      Elizabeth Scarborough Perry headstone at Perry Cemetary7

 1 - Hightower Perry Family Record
 2 - 'Christian Index Obituaries 1822-1879' pg.180
 3 - Lex Bakarich (
 4 - 'Collier Cousins' website
 5 - Twiggs County, GA Marriages
 6 - Letter written by Joel Washington Perry in 1877 to daughter Sallie Perry Ransone
 7 - Lynn Mock (