Thomas Jefferson Peery

Name: Thomas Jefferson Peery
Born: 19 March 1865 / Linn County, Oregon
Died: 18 October 1878 / Dayton, Oregon
Parents: Hiram Wilson Peery (II) & Maria Louise Compton Peery

Thomas Jefferson Peery was born on March 19, 1865, in Linn County, Oregon. His family crossed the plains to Oregon only two years before his birth. Out of the eleven Peery children, only Thomas Jefferson and his younger sister, America, were born in Oregon.

Thomas died when he was only 13 years old, just two years after his sister Martha. His headstone is missing, but the base has recently been identified.

Tombstone inscription:

Fare you well

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Reference: 1870 United States Federal Census | The Peery genealogy. North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016. |