Lake County Ohio GenWeb
Perry Historical Society
Holdings of Interest
A large collection of materials of many kinds are found at the Tarbuck Center in Perry. Much of the collection is broader in scope than just Perry. Some of the types of items are here.
- Class photos from Perry schools
- Service Personnel photos
Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection
- Perry Cemetery Original Burial & Removal Permits 1920s
- Lake County Cemetery Maps & Veterans of Wars by WPA, reduction to 8 1/2 x 11 by Jeanette Towne
- Evergreen Cemetery Burial Records 1847-1908 typescript
- Lake County Cemetery Inscriptions typescript from 1920s
- Lake County Ohio Cemeteries Additions-a large collection of historical notes on cemeteries, perhaps the research for OGS' Ohio Cemeteries. Includes transcriptions from miscellaneous smaller cemeteries, neatly drawn maps for most cemeteries. Several duplications of info in book, some slightly different. Attributed to Eleanor Anthony, since her ancestor fan chart is on the cover.
- Evergreen Cemetery Assn. Thompson Ohio 1860 copied from the original (1973)
- Nixon Funeral Home Records abstract(Painesville)
- Spear Funeral Home Records abstract (Painesville).
- Perry Veterans by Location
Poll Books - originals 1900-1929 listing names
- Perry Township Records Transcripts copied, indexed and donated by Mrs. Howard L. Anthony & Mrs. Ernest L. Towne
- Justice of the Peace old book 1855-1896 with index
- Civil Action Docket 1877-1919 with index
- Perry Township Trustees Record 1907-1917 with index
- the History and Growth of Perry Christian Church, A Year to Year guide 1829-1997 Compiled by Connie R. Blount includes records and index
- scrapbooks of various churches
Maps and Atlases
- 1898 Western Reserve Atlas
- 1915 Lake County Atlas
- many others
- Original class registers listing class members and grades 1905-1923.
- Original Examination Register 1890-1907 "report cards"
- Original Teacher's Daily School Register 1893-1903
- Typescript of Enumeration of Youth of Painesvlle Township Schools 1841-1865
- Typescript of Enumeration of Youth for Special District of Madison Village 1860-1863
- Yearbooks 1938-current (The Souvenir to 1951 then Treasure Chest)
- Alumni 1874-1944, 1945-1974, -2000 includes name, address, class and (where available) married name, birth date.
- Large collection of class photos
- Lake County Nursery Histories
- House Histories for Perry Historical Society plaques
- Infirmary -Minutes of the Board of Directors 1890-1903 including payroll.
- Women of the Western Reserve to 1840 by WRHS Women's Centennial Committee ca 1896 includes maiden names, township of residence, when came or born in Western Reserve, where they went to. Typed copy of Lake County, indexed
- Women in Thompson, Ohio by 1840
- 1910 Assesment of Real Property Leroy Twp.
- Ear Marks Willoughby Twp., 1815-1850
- Naturalization Records Lake Co. 1860-1872
- Probate Records Geauga Co. 1806-1821
- Name Changes Ohio. 1880-1900 (No Lake Co.)
- Ongoing project to collect photo and history of each Perry serviceman
- Histories of Perry's service
- Veteran grave locators