This James is a son of Samuel Peery b. 1754 and Elizabeth Ashmore PEERY JAMES was married 1st to Nancy Witt (probably Grainger county, TN) PERRY JAMES,RIDGE CATHERINE Martin co.8-26-1824 (Indiana State marriage records) PERRY JAMES,HARPER MARY Martin co.7-23-1826 (Indiana State marriage records)
PERRY GEORGE W,MYERS MARGARET Martin co.4-15-1838 (son of James and Nancy) PERRY SAMUEL,MYERS ELIZA C Martin co.1-14-1838 (son of James and Nancy)
This William N. Perry b. 1788was a son of Colonel William Perry, b. 1745 in PA and died 1793 in Vigo/Knox county, IN. Colonel William Perry was married to Mary Stuart. PERRY WILLIAM N., MC CLURE CATHARINE Knox co.11-29-1820 LIC. (Indiana State marriage records)
William N. PERRY was on the list of buyers at Samuel PEERY's auction in 1833 in Clark county, IL. William was orphaned and living with his Uncle Samuel in Fredrick county, MD before removing to Knox county, IN. (abt 1818)
Were Colonel William PERRY and Samuel PEERY brothers and William N. Perry was Samuel's nephew?
It is also recorded that Samuel Perry for some reason changed his name to PEERY.