Shelby  County  Indiana
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The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, April 29, 1938
Page 6
Miss Evelyn Perry
Accepts Pastorate
          Miss Evelyn Perry  has accepted the pastorate of the Norristown Union church.  She is known as the youngest pastor in the county.
          Miss Perry will preach each Sunday night at the church.  She has gained recognition throughout this part of the state as an evangelist, conducting several revivals at different churches.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelby  Democrat
April 17, 1930
Page 2
          Curtis Perry,  arrested Sunday in Indianapolis, has been brought to this city by the Shelby county sheriff and is being held in jail on a charge of forgery.  The case of Perry is under investigation to determine his connection with several forged checks that were issued in Shelbyville a few months ago.
          It was claimed by the police department today that Perry was connected with the case of  George Dinsmore,  who was sentenced some time ago in this city on a charge of forgery and is now serving a term in the Indiana Reformatory.  Dinsmore may be brought from the Reformatory for questioning in the arrest of Perry.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

A Hartford  Area  Newspaper
March, 1927
              The Methodist parsonage in this place was the scene of a solemn and impressive ceremony Saturday evening, March 19, 1927, when  John Jesse Bigler  and  Miss Virgil Alma Perry  were united in marriage.  Promptly at 5 o'clock the bridal couple, accompanied by Miss Golda Bye as bridesmaid and Virgil Smith as best man, entered the parsonage and the pastor, Rev. C. E. Davis, united them in the holy bonds of matrimony, using the beautiful ring ceremony.
          Immediately after the wedding rites the bridal party drove to the home of the bride's parents, Mrs. and Mrs. Frank W. Perry, where a reception was held and a delicious six o'clock dinner was served.
          The bride was charmingly attired in light tan georgette, trimmed in all over lace and the bridesmaid wore pink georgette in all over lace.
          Mrs. Bigler is the oldest daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Perry.  She was born and raised in Hartford and has a large number of friends who esteem her for her pleasing personality and fine character. She has won her way into the hearts of her associates by her pleasing and courteous ways.  Attending school here she was graduated from the Hartford High School in the class of 1922.  Since that time she has done very efficient work at the Kansas State Teacher College in Emporia, where she has attended the summer terms for four years.  Fitting herself for the the teacher's profession, Mrs. Bigler has very capably taught school for five terms, one at Dist. 71, one at Dist 78 and the past three terms at the Dist 17, Lyon county.  She is a young lady with every qualification for a helpmeet[sic] and companion for the man who was so fortunate as to secure her.
          The groom is the oldest son of  Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Bigler, southwest of town, and is a farmer born and bred.  He is a young man who attends strictly to his own affairs and as a natural result has accumulated stock and equipment enough for farming.  Beside assisting his father with farm work he has been working and planning for his own future.  His fair dealings, diligent labor and splendid capabilities have made friends of those with whom he associated and he has the congratulations best wishes of them all.  He has rented the Phillip Mann farm and had it completely furnished to receive his bride.
Submitted by Donna Perry

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, October, 22, 1909.
          Wanted -- To buy car load of horses for the Southern market.  Will be at  Chas. N. Perry's  stables until car load is bought.  Bring in your horses.  Abraham Bros., Montgomery, Ala.
Submitted by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Republican
Tuesday, September 13, 1898
          The last will and testament of  Mr. J. G. Perry, late of Moral township, has been left for probate in the office of the county clerk.  It gives all his property to his wife during her life time and at her death it goes to  Mrs. Maggie MurnanMr. Frank House  is named as executor and  Mr. Charles Major  will act as the attorney in setting the estate and carrying out the requests of the will.
Copied by Lorraine Llewellyn

The  Shelby  Democrat
July 28, 1898
          Marshal  and  Dave Perry, sons of  William Perry, of Moral township, were pleasant callers on  The Democrat  yesterday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Tuesday, January 26, 1886
          Chas. Perry  sold that handsome sorrel team of his yesterday, to a New Jersey horse buyer.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Daily  Evening  Democrat
Shelbyville, Indiana
Friday, April 14, 1882
          A large number of friends attended the birthday party at London yesterday in honor of the fifty-second anniversary of  Mr. J. D. Perry. The Democrat office received some elegant cake, and wishes Mr. Perry many happy returns.
Contributed by D. Darlene Palmer

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