Perley Adna WASHBURN

Male 1894 - 1975  (80 years)


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  • Name Perley Adna WASHBURN 
    Born 24 Feb 1894  Westminster, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Feb 1975  Bellows Falls, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of Perley A. Washburn cites age 80 years, died Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Bellows Falls, Vermont 10 February 1975, usual residence Alstead, New Hampshire, married, spouse is Millicent Ross, occupation Retired, born Vermont 24 February 1894, son of Dexter R. Washburn and Annie Johnson. Cause of death is inanition of 2 weeks' duration, due to sigmoid diverticulitis of 4 weeks' duration, with arterio-sclerotic heart disease with auricular fibrillation as other significant condition. Informant is Mrs. Millicent Washburn, River Street, Alstead, New Hanmpshire. Burial Pine Grove Cemetery, Alstead, New Hampshire. [1]
    Person ID I76141  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2013 

    Father Dexter R. WASHBURN,   b. Abt 1868, Barnston, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Annie D. JOHNSON,   b. Jul 1869, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 26 Nov 1890  Acworth, Sullivan County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Dexter R. Washburn and Annie D. Johnson cites the groom's residence Marlow, age 22, first marriage, occupation Farmer, born Barnston, Quebec, son of Eli Washburn, occupation Farmer, born Alstead, and Cordelia S. Ellis, born Springfield, Vermont. The bride's residence is Acworth, age 21, first marriage, occupation is blank, born Somerville, Massachusetts, daughter of Chester M. Johnson, born St. Armand, Quebec, and Rosa Smith, born St. Armand, Quebec. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Acworth, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, enumerated 6 June 1900:

      - Johnson, Chester, age 59, married 34 years, born March 1841 in Canada English, both parents born Canada, immigrated to the United States in 1862, lived in the US 38 years, occupation Farmer.
      - Johnson, Roxie, age 55, wife, married 34 years, mother of 1 child, 1 child still living, born February 1845 in Canada, both parents born Canada.
      - Washburn, Annie D., age 30, daughter, divorced, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born July 1869 in Massachusetts, both parents born Canada, occupation Housekeeper.
      - Washburn, Maud E., age 9, granddaughter, born February 1891 in New Hampshire, father born Canada, mother born Massachusetts.
      - Washburn, Perley A., age 6, grandson, born February 1894 in New Hampshire, father born Canada, mother born Massachusetts.
      - Smith, Diantha S., age 80, mother-in-law, widowed, mother of 3 children, 1 child still living, born October 1819 in Canada, both parents born Canada.

    Family ID F25230  Group Sheet

    Family Millicent Bell ROSS,   b. 26 Oct 1888, Walpole, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1984, Bellows Falls, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 16 May 1917  Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The marriage record of Perley A. Washburn and Millicent B. Ross cites the groom's residence Alstead, New Hampshire, age 23, first marriage, occupation Teamster, born Westminster, Vermont, son of Dexter R. Washburn, age 47, occupation Farmer, residence Langdon, New Hampshire, and Annie D. Johnson Washburn, age 47, occupation Housekeeper, born Boston, Massachusetts, residence Alstead, New Hampshire. The bride's residence is Keene, New Hampshire, age 27, first marriage, occupation Teacher, born Walpole, New Hampshire, daughter of George F. Ross, deceased age 28, occupation Farmer, born Stanstead, Canada, and Elizabeth G. Allen Ross, age 50, occupation Housekeeper, born Charlestown, New Hampshire, residence Keene, New Hampshire. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1920 census of Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, enumerated 23-24 January 1920:

      - Washburn, Percy A., age 25, rents the home, born Vermont, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation Slitter, Paper Mill.
      - Washburn, Millicent B., age 30, wife, born New Hampshire, father born Vermont, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Ross, Elizabeth, age 52, mother-in-law, widowed, born New Hampshire, father born Connecticut, mother born New Hampshire.

    • 1930 census of Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, enumerated 2 April 1930:

      - Washburn, Perley M., age 36, owns the home, home value $2,000, first married age 22, born Vermont, father born Canada English, mother born Massachusetts, occupation Meat & Fish Market.
      - Washburn, Milicent, age 41, wife, first married age 28, born New Hampshire, father born Canada English, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Washburn, Barbara E., age 9, daughter, daughter, born Vermont, father born Vermont, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Washburn, Bradleigh, age 7, daughter, born Vermont, father born Vermont, mother born New Hampshire.
      - Ross, Elizabeth A., age 62, mother-in-law, widowed, born New Hampshire, father born Connecticut, mother born Vermont.

    • 1940 census of River Street, Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, enumerated 3 April 1940:

      - Washburn, Perley A., age 46, owns the home, home value $1,800, completed 8 years of education, born Vermont, occupation Pressman, Paper Mill.
      - Washburn, Millicent R., age 51, wife, completed 1 year of college, born New Hampshire.
      - Washburn, Barbara E., age 19, daughter, completed 4 years of high school, born Vermont.
      - Washburn, Bradleigh, age 17, daughter, completed 3 years of high school, born Vermont.
      - Ross, Elizabeth G., age 72, mother-in-law, widowed, completed 2 years of high school, born New Hampshire.

      All persons lived in same place on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
     1. Barbara Elizabeth WASHBURN,   b. 9 Nov 1920, Rockingham, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Bradleigh WASHBURN,   b. 8 Nov 1922, Rockingham, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F25229  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Feb 1894 - Westminster, Windham County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 May 1917 - Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Feb 1975 - Bellows Falls, Windham County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 5 June [1917], Alstead, New Hampshire. Perley Adna Washburn signed a World War I draft registration card, age 23, residence Alstead, New Hampshire, born Westminster, Vermont 24 February 1894, occupation Teamster, married. Physical description medium height, stout build, brown eyes and hair.


  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-2003.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, New Hampshire, Marriage and Divorce Records, 1659-1947.

    3. [S70] Ancestry.com, New Hampshire, Marriage Records Index, 1637-1947.