Docton Cornelius Perry

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D. C. Perry
Co. G, 30 Ala. Inf.
C. S. A.
Full Name: Docton Cornelius Perry
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:D  Number:33
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: January 7, 1844 
Died: August 19, 1932 
Burial Date: August 20, 1932 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Alabama 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1870 
Residence: Waco, Texas 
Admitted To Home: March 30, 1925 
Religion: Church of Christ 
Army: Tennessee 
Division: Shelley's 
Brigade: Pettus 
Regiment: 30th Alabama 

PERRY, DOCTON CORNELIUS (1844~1832) Docton Cornelius Perry was born in Alabama on January 7, 1844, to William W. Perry, of Georgia, and Sallie Williams, of South Carolina. Perry entered into the Confederate Army in Alabama and served in Company G, of the 30th Alabama Regiment, in Pettus' Brigade in the Army of Tennessee.

After the war ended, Perry moved to Texas in 1870, and eventually settled in Granbury, Hood County, Texas. While in Granbury, Perry, at age 56, applied for and received a Confederate Pension, claiming disability from a gun shot wound he received during the war. In later years, Perry appears to have moved to Waco, McLennan County, Texas, possibly after his wife's death, where two of his children lived: W. C. Perry and Mrs. M. A. Scarbrough. In 1916, he moved into the Confederate Men's Home in Austin, where he was twice released at his own request. During his last stay at the Home, Perry died on August 19, 1932, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery the next day.

Information taken from Confederate Pension, Confederate Home Roster, and Death Certificate.

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