On June 27, 1899, Goldie Edith Schnelle was born to John Thomas
Schnelle and his second wife, Annie Maria Mahoney Hamilton Schnelle at Green City Missouri.
Goldie was the first of two children born to them, the second being Sarah Annie, born Nov. 17, 1901.
John's first wife, Emma Snider, had previously died after giving
him four children: Emma Allura, born July 25, 1881; then on August 3, 1885 twin sons Hiram Julius and Aaron Frederick were
born. On Nov. 5, 1888, Ernest Perry was born.
On Nov. 7, 1895, wife Emma died and John Thomas then married
Annie on Nov. 11, 1897.
During Goldie's childhood they lived in Green City, Mo., Sharon,
Ks., Americas, Ks.,(near Emporia, Ks.), Canyon, Texas, and
Ponce De Leon, Mo.
During her time at Ponce Goldie met her future husband, Reese
Carl Peery, known to everyone as Carl. They married in 1916 and
Their first child, Melba Waneeta was born at Ponce in 1917.
In 1919 Carl LaVerne was born in Nebraska. On Oct. 10, 1921,
Lloyd DeVere was born in Edgar, Nebraska. Within the next few
years Anna Frances and Wilma Mae were also born in Nebraska.
In th 1930's the family moved back to Missouri and lived in
several places around the Springfield area.
They finally settled in for the last time at their longtime home
in Marionville, Missouri.
Carl died in Sept. of 1965 at Aurora, Mo., hospital and is buried
at the Marionville cemetery.
Goldie died in Aug. of 1990 at the age of 91 and is buried with
Carl at Marionville cemetery.