A short biosketch of the John Perfect family is contained on pg 220 of the History of Wells Co. IN:
John Perfect-born in Monongahela Co VA, October 23, 1826, removed with his parents, Robert and Catherine (Hickman) Perfect to Wells Co Indiana in 1847. His business is that of farming. He was married on the 13th day of Sept 1849 in Henry Co. IN to Sarah Coffel, who was born in Wayne Co. IN, October 5, 1828, and who is a daughter of Henry and Rebecca (Williams) Coffel, settlers of Wells County in 1849. John Perfect’s children are: Catherine (Wilson) born March 14, 1850; Miles, September 30, 1852; Rebecca (Foust), November 28, 1854; Jossina, October 3 1857 died October 23, 1875; Sarah E. (Jacobs) Oct 1, 1860; Samantha E. April 3, 1863, died February 25, 1865; John W. November 5, 1865. Address, Montpelier, Blackford Co. Indiana.