Transcribed from the book "History of Warrick County" by Goodspeed, Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885, p. 227, submitted by Judy.
John Perigo was born June 23, 1843, in Warrick County, Ind., the
oldest son born to Samuel H. and Nancy (Clutter) Perigo, natives of
Kentucky and Indiana. The mother died in February, 1877, but the father
is yet living and resides in Warrick County, an honored and respected
citizen. John Perigo lived at home until the breaking out of the war;
and January 28, 1864, enlisted in Company E, One Hundred and Twentieth
Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, serving faithfully until the close
of the war. He then returned home, and February 10, 1867, married Miss
Sarah I. Rhoads, daughter of Daniel and Sally (Hudspeth) Rhoads. Mr. and
Mrs. Perigo are the parents of four children, named Lillie J., John C.;
Samuel W. and Minnie B. Mrs. Perigo's birth occurred April 14, 1847. Mr.
Perigo owns 220 acres of good land. He is a Republican in politics, and
he and wife are members of the Missionary Baptist Church.
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