Etc. -- Guilford Perry's 1901 obituary
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A lightly edited partial transcription of the Round Plains column on page 8 of the 17 Oct 1901 issue of the Waterford Star newspaper.

Round Plains.

The death occurred at Birmingham, Alabama, on 28 Sep 1901 of bright's disease, of Mr. Guilford Perry, in his 38th year.

He was the second son of the late Elijah Perry of Round Plains.

At the age of 16 he went to Simcoe and learned the trade of carriage painting with the firm of J. S. & J. Austin.

He then went to New York for a couple of years and thence to New Orleans, where he spent many years.

Eleven years ago he came home and remained one summer. On returning south, he went to Birmingham and remained until his death. He was unmarried.

His funeral was conducted by the members of the Masonic order, of which society he was a worthy member, and the brethern there paid him every attention in his last illness and secured for him the best medical skill in the city.
 

 
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