Person Interviewed: Nancy Gardner Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Franklin, Tennessee Date of Birth: 1858 Age: 79 Well, to tell you de truth I don’t know my age, but I was born in 1858, in Franklin, Tennessee. How, you can figger for yourself and tell how old I is. I is de daughter
Eliphaz Perkins, son of John Perkins, a leading citizen of Norwich, Connecticut, was born at that place, August 25, 1753. Deprived of his father at an early age, he was nevertheless enabled, through the exertions of his mother, to obtain a liberal education. Soon after leaving college, Mr. Perkins married Lydia Fitch, daughter of Dr.
Dr. John W. Perkins, division surgeon for the Kansas division of the union Pacific Railroad since 1887 and a physician ‘and surgeon of pronounced ability, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, July 1, 1860, a son of David and Hannah (Dunn) Perkins, who were natives of New Hampshire and of Maine, respectively. The father was contractor
C.G. Perkins, postmaster, and dealer in general merchandise, was born in Rockingham County, N.Y., in 1830; removed to Wis. in 1855, and engaged in farming. He enlisted in 1862 in Co. G. 19th Wis., and was discharged in 1865; then came to Onawa, and engaged in farming four years. He was then elected county recorder;
J.L. Perkins, farmer, was born in Ohio., in 1834; moved to Jackson County, Ia., in 1844; thence to Harrison County in 1850, and three years later located at Little Sioux. He devotes his special attention to the raising of fine varieties of potatoes. He raised over three hundred kinds in 1876. Bliss & Sons, of
Lucius H. Perkins, who resided at Lawrence from 1877 until his accidental death on June 1, 1907, contributed much more to the life of Kansas than the achievements of an able lawyer, great as those were and much as they distinguished him in professional circles. By his varied attainments and accomplishments, by his interest in
Francis M. Perkins, president of the Perkins Trust Company of Lawrence, had been a prominent factor in financial and business affairs of that city and of the state at large for more than forty years. He was the first of his family to come to Kansas. Mr. Perkins was born in Racine County, Wisconsin, on
PERKINS, Lowly Todd5, (Joel4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) married David, son of Reuben and Thankful (Smith) Perkins. They always lived in Bethany, Conn., where their children were all born. Children: I. Emma, m. Abram Lonsbury; issue: (1) Sarah, m. Nathan Clark; (2) David; (3) John. II. Willis. III. Alvin.
PERKINS, Polly Todd7, (Thaddeus6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) married Ira Perkins. Child: I. Aletta, m.(???)Hotchkiss, and lived in Wallingford, Conn.
John Henry Todd8, (Gabriel H.7, John6, John5, John4, John3, John2, Christopher1) born in 1830, died in 1913, married first, in 1852, Susan M. Hoxter, second, in 1903, Catherine Gill. Resided in Rome and Rollin, Lenawee County, Michigan. Children by Susan M. Hoxter: 1815. Mary Todd, born in 1853, married in 1873, Eugene Perkins. Children: I.