NamePerry Monroe Ham
Birth25 Apr 1832, Carter Co., Kentucky
Death7 Oct 1914, Rowan Co., Kentucky
SpouseEliza Jane Horsely
BirthNov 1837, Virginia
Birth13 Feb 1867, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Death27 May 1946, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for Perry Monroe Ham
His death certificate records Perry Monroe Hamm, age 82 years 5 months 13 days, born 25 Apr 1832 in Carter Co., Ky, died 7 Oct 1914 in Pine Grove precinct, Rowan Co., Ky, widowed, father Joseph Ham, born in Greenbrier Va, mother’s maiden name Nancy McClurg born in Penn, cause of death “no doctor seen deceased”, informant Sant Riley, Triplett, Ky, burial in Enix graveyard.
His gravestone says Perry Roe Ham, 1834 - 1914
Census Notes for Perry Monroe & Eliza Jane (Family)
1870 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Pine Grove precinct, enumerated 25 June, lists on p. 11 as family #70:
Ham, Monroe, 38, farmer; Eliza, 33; Elmira, 10; Amizette, 9; Mary, 6; Joseph, 3; Malvina, 7/12. All born in Kentucky.
1880 census of Carter Co., Ky, precinct 4, enumerated 15 June, lists on p. 8 as family #74:
Ham, Perry M., 46, b. Ky Va Ky; Liza J., 42, wife, b. Va Va Va; Elmira, 20, dau; Aberzette, 18, dau; Mary J., 17, dau; Joseph F., 14, son; Nancy J., 8; dau; Samuel H., 3, son; Malina, 7, daughter of brother; Chesly M., 1, son. All children born Ky Ky Ky (although that is inconisistent with the birthplace of Va reported for Eliza.)
1900 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Pine Grove precinct, enumerated 7 June, records on p. 5A as family #74:
Ham, Perry M., 67, b. Apr 1823; Eliza J., wife, 62, born Nov 1827, married 42 years, mother of 9 children, 8 living; Chesley M., son, 21, b. May 1879; Malinda, dau, 25, b. Dec 1874.
Note that the reported ages and birth years for Perry and Eliza add up to 1890, not to 1900.