-- Perry Ancestral Research --

This is the province of my next brother Dr. Dennis Perry (research in the south is much harder than that in the northeast :)). The link below summarizes his research on our part of the Perry family. The other links provide information on other branches as well as some information about common ancestors.

-- Clark/Mell Ancestral Research --

My ancestor hunting began in the mid-60s when I ran across some notes by Faith's grandfather, Elford Lessey Clark. Thus began an enduring interest in the detective game of genealogy. The information you find here is still a work in progress. I have tried to document each piece of data as carefully as possible, but at times have forgotten to note some of my reasoning. The information is presented more as notes rather than a final product, mostly because this has been a personal quest and not one for publication. Each family begins with the most recent ancestor and goes backwards from there (an order that seems to make sense for ancestral studies, but one that is seldom followed).

Some explanations are in order about what you will find below:

On to the Data!



The links that follow are ones that I have found useful in my ancestral reearch. One of my biggest frustrations has been (and still is) the lack of documentation for almost all the genealogical data found on the web. There are some exceptions, and those are delightful to find -- but thee are far too few of them. In some cases the links are purely serendipitous, in other cases I have tried to be a bit more thorough -- Family Sites represent the former, the Medieval Sites represent the latter.

NEW - Pictures

  • Pictures from New Haven's Hillside High School, c1895, collected by Gracie Adelle Johnson

A Few Friends' Web Pages

-- Genealogy Archives --

-- Links, Links and more Links --

-- Genealogical Databases --

-- Genealogical Sources --

-- Genealogy cd-roms --

-- Journals-publishers-bookstores --

-- Societies --

-- Family sites --

-- Medieval --

-- New England, NJ, NY --

-- Germany, Hesse --

-- UK --

-- Tools --

Dewayne E. Perry - This information last updated September 2001
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