Nathan Arista Perry married Nancy A. Van Sickle. His parents were James Newton Perry and Mary Farmer. The first wife of James Newton Perry Mary Farmer, was born in 1813 in Ohio and died in Hancock County Ohio 26 September 1853 age 39 years 3 month 5 days. She was buried in the Duke Cemetery, Route 224, Marion Township, Hancock County, Ohio. James Newton and Mary Farmer Perry may have first lived in Union County, Ohio and may have owned property there. Union County is next to Licking County.,Mary's father might have been Elias Farmer. James Newton Perry and his second wife, Catharine Boylan, appeared in the 1860 census of Oakridge, Blanchard Township, Hancock County, Ohio, he age 46, mill right, she, age 28. She might have been the daughter of John and Margaret Boylan, who lived next door to James Newton Perry. Catharine and James Newton Perry were married 29 Dec 1853 according to Vol. 1 No. 302 page 131 Hancock County Record Book. James Newton Perry had a daughter, Sabrina Perry, died 19 Nov 1862 age 1 year 8 months 27 days. She was buried in the Indian Green Cemetery, Hancock County, Ohio. The obituary of another son of James Newton and Mary Farmer Perry, Eber Spenser Perry, includes the following information: "When Mr. Perry reached the age of 21 with his father and other members of the family, he removed to Iowa for two years and later to Kansas for two years more. He then went to Big Horn, Wyoming, where for ten years he engaged rather extensively in cattle ranching."