William Joseph Percy, a pioneer of Monterey Co.
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We are searching for information on the following PERCY family:
William Joseph PERCY, b. calc. 1832, d. 7 or 15 Jan 1916, Metz, Monterey Co., CA (buried Foresters Cemetery, Soledad, Monterey Co., CA)
married by 1879 to Mary DELANY (DELANEY ?), b. Ireland, d. 17 Mar 1899, Soledad, Monterey Co., CA.
more info about William Joseph PERCY:
From Watsonville [Calif.] Pajaronian, dated 19 January 1916:
“DIED.At Metz, Monterey county, Jan. 15, 1916, W. J. Percy, a pioneer of Monterey county, aged 84 years….”
A family note says that he had been a judge.
The only child we have record of for William Joseph PERCY and Mary DELANY (DELANEY ?) is:
Sidney James Percy, b. 5 Mar 1880 Berkley, CA,d. 3 Aug 1953 Dos Palos, Monterey Co., CA.
Any information about the ancestry of William Joseph PERCY (or wife Mary DELANY (DELANEY ?)) would be most appreciated.
Darrin L. Parker, Esq.