This is a picture of Nettie Palmer Eayrs and some of her children. Back row: Clifford, Clarence, Perry and Charles. Middle row: Bertha and Arena. Front row: Benn and Nettie. Taken in Kalispell, Montana.
The Eayrs family photo taken about 1908 in Kalispell, Montana. Back row: Alena, Clarence, Arena, Bertha and Perry. Middle row: Clifford, John Henry, Nettie, Maude holding her daughter Bessie Clark, Benn's wife Ida Ditty holding (?) and Benn. Front row: Violet Gray,and Maude's other daughters Lulu and Nellie Clark.
John Henry Eayrs was a traveling preacher. He served Michigan during the Civil War. During his lifetime, he lived in Michigan, Missouri, Kansas,and Montana.
John Henry Eayrs was born October 31, 1846 in Palmyra, Lenawee County, Michigan and died January 30 1912 in Kalispell, Flathead County, Montana.
Edwin Murel Perin was born October 13, 1901 in Rosalia, Washington to Charles August Perin and Minnie Friecke. As a young man he was called by his middle name of Murel. Later in life he was called by the nickname of "Mutt".
Nellie Clark and Edwin Perin were married October 4, 1921 in Libby, Lincoln Co., Montana. They soon moved to Rosalia, Washington and a little later to Priest River, Idaho where they resided many years. There was a few years spent in Wrangell, Alaska in the early 1960s, then back to Idaho to live out their lives. Nellie Annetta Clark was born June 1, 1903 in Kalispell, Montana, the daughter of Allen Thomas Clark and Maude Clara Eayrs. She died May 5, 1993 in Sandpoint, Bonner Co., Idaho. Edwin Murel Perin was born October 13, 1901 in Rosalia, Washington and died February 9, 1979 in Dover, Bonner Co., Idaho. He was the son of Charles August Perin and Minnie Friecke.
Ira Perin was born March 6, 1852 in Iowa and died November 6, 1878 in Linn County, Oregon. Ira was the son of Edwin Perin and Jane Helmick. He married Susan Burton July 4, 1873 in Neosho County, Kansas. Two sons were born to them, Charles and Edwin.
Susan Burton was born on the 10 of November, 1852 at Fair Play, Polk county, Missouri. She died February 19, 1932 outside Rosalia, Washington. She was married first to Ira Perin and after his death in 1878 she married Abram Wyer. Susan was the daughter of Allen (Halli)Burton and Mary Coggins.
Ira Perin and Susan Burton were married on the 4th of July, 1873 in Neosho County, Kansas. Ira was the son of Edwin Perin and Jane Helmick. Susan was the daughter of Allen (Halli)Burton and Mary Coggins.
Allen Thomas Clark & Maude Clara Eayrs were married on the 6th of December 1900 in Kalispell, Flathead Co., Montana. Allen was the son of Samuel J. Clark and Nellie E. Kelley. Maude was the daughter of John Henry Eayrs and Nettie Palmer.