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John P. Perisho



(February 17, 1932)

John P. Perisho, 82 years old, life long resident of Edgar County, died at 6 o'clock last evening at the family home, 430 west Madison street, his death being due to complications, resulting from a fall two weeks ago, which effected his throat.

Funeral services will be held from the home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, Dr. Jesse T. Dodds pastor of the First M. E. church officiating. Burial will be at Edgar cemetery.

Mr. Perisho, the son of Harvey[1] and Elizabeth Ogden Perisho, was born September 16, 1849 in Symmes Township. In 1916 he moved to Paris from a farm ten miles west of Paris. On February 19, 1874 he was united in marriage to Martha Morris, daughter of Jessie B. and Kitty Barnett Morris, who survives, together with the following children: Mrs. Dessie Conley, Mrs. Ruth Honnold, Mrs. E. O. Delap and Elbert Perisho, Paris; Charles Perisho, Chicago and Mrs. Burr Honnold, Kansas.

Also surviving are two brothers, W. W. Perisho, Paris and Abraham Perisho, residing west of Paris, and one Sister, Mrs. Harlan Swango of Paris. There are fourteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Mr. Perisho was a Primitive Baptist and was formerly identified with the Modern Woodman and Workman orders. He was a member of the Elks Lodge.

Note: He was the son of Hervey and Elizabeth Ogden Perisho)

[1] Misspelled - should be Hervey Perisho.