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[BAHAMAS] Perry and Minus Family

Looking for information on the Perry Family from Nassua. Joseph Perry Sr. was born around 1840 in The Bahamas. He married Sarah Minus. They had a child Joseph Perry Jr. and possibly a daughter. I beleive they are from the District of New Providence in Nassua.

Joseph Perry Jr. immigrated to Key West, Florida around 1880. He married Fredrica Adderely, also from Nassua in 1885. They had children William, Thomas and Rosa.

Joseph Perry also had a son, Lincoln Perry, who became the black actor Stepin Fetchit in the 1920s. He was one of the first black millionaires

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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