The Lena (Illinois) Star - Jan. 28, 1881
PERRY - In Jo Daviess Co. on Monday, Jan. 24, 1881, of cancer in the head, F.H. PERRY, age 68 years, 6 mos and 30 days. Deceased was born in Jefferson Co. N.Y. June 25, 1812. Commenced a Christian life in 1835. About 1836 he was married to Mary Ann ROSS, and in 1838 he came to this county and remained about one year. He then returned to Jefferson Co., N.Y. and remained until 1862, then came to this county, and in 1873 he went to Marion Co. Kansas. In July 1879 he returned to Stephenson Co. to have a cancer treated which has caused him to be a constant sufferer. His funeral took place in Lena on Wednesday at the Baptist Church, the pastor, Rev. B.F. Humphrey, officiating. Text, "Peace I leave with you. Let not your hearts be troubled." And so another father and brother has gone to be with Jesus, where the weary suffering body will be at rest.