Perkins, Roy James
|Birth [E0225]||1883-03-13||USA, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., Olmsted Falls||Birth of Perkins, Roy James||
|Census [E3445]||1900-06-04||USA, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., Olmsted Falls||Census Perkins William Family 1900||
|Census [E3534]||1920-03-20||USA, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., North Olmsted||Census Perkins, Roy family 1920||
|Census [E3535]||1930-04-19||USA, Ohio, Lorain Co., Columbia Township (aka Columbia Station)||Census Perkins, Roy family 1930||
|Death [E0226]||1935-03-28||USA, Ohio, Lorain Co., Columbia Township (aka Columbia Station)||Death of Perkins, Roy James||
|Burial [E2999]||1935||USA, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., North Olmsted, Butternut Ridge Cemetery||Burial of Perkins, Roy James||
|Father||Perkins, James William [I0048]|
|Mother||Underhill, Alta Maria [I0047]|
|Married||Wife||Dailey, Pearl Hazel [I0224]|
Narrative - Perkins, James William & Underhill, Alta Maria family.
James William Perkins born in Ohio, Dec., 1856 to James W. Perkins and Ann Bryan. Grew up in Ridgeville and later Olmsted Falls. Alta Maria Underhill born in Ohio, 1854 to Charles Underhill and Lucy Stearns. Grew up on a farm on Fitch Road in Olmsted Township.
1879: James, 22 & Alta, 24 were married about June 1879. Both of James' parents died shortly after their marriage.
1880s: In June of 1880 they were living on Elyria Street in Olmsted Falls Village with 4 acres. He was working as a farm laborer and she was keeping house. Charles Ray was born the next year, August 30, 1880 in Olmsted Falls. Then came Roy James in March of 1883 and Martha in April 1885, both born in Olmsted Falls.
1890s: Velda Mae was born April 22, 1892 in Olmsted Falls. In 1895, along the back of the property, the tracks for Cleveland & Elyria Electric Railroad (interurban) were built. There is some question about C. Ray's actual birth name. I have been to that
1900's: In June 1900 the family was still living on Elyria Street, James had his name listed as William. He had been working, like his father, as a Stone Mason, but had been out of work for 3 months. Son Charles, age 20, had his name listed as Ray and was working as a Mills Peddler. C. Ray married Mae Hessert in March of 1904. Roy married Pearl Dailey in December of 1909.
1910's: In March, 1910 the family was living with Alta's mother, Lucy Underhill in Olmsted Township on Fitch(?) Road. James (William) was working as a farmer. Both Alta and Martha were working as a private nurse. Velda had no listed occupation, probably just out of school. The platt map of 1812 shows them still living on Elyria Street, but the house being in a different location. Martha married Lester McClellan Youtzy on December 24, 1914. James died in 1915.
1920's: Alta died at age of 73, November 1928 in Elyria.
Suggested reading about Olmsted Falls: The Olmsted Story by Bruce Banks & Jim Wallace.
Last Review: 2009-4Q
Generation: FFF X - S: 03: DL-2
- Book; Underhill Genealogy, Vol. V [S0167]
- World Family Tree Volumn 22, #2533 [S0193]
- Letter from Perkins (Strandberg) , Phyllis [S0189]
- Census; USA, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., Olmsted Falls 1900 228 [S0314]
- Census; USA, Ohio, Cuyagoga Co., North Olmsed Falls 1920 561 [S0254]
- Cemetery; USA, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., North Olmsted; Butternut Ridge [S0304]