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 Vermont Biographical Sketches

RUSSELL PERKINS
Russell Perkins b. 1760 CT d.1813 Weathersfield, VT. His wife SARAH (Unknown). They were listed on the 1810 VT Census at Bridgewater, Windsor Co., VT. They came from Connecticut to Vermont around 1800.

Their known children were:

1. Sarah "Sally" Perkins b.1784 MA m. Timothy West
2. Zaavan Perkins b. 1787 MA
3. Lucy Perkins b. ?

Source: VT Wills & Probate Records

 

RUFUS PERKINS JR.
Rufus Perkins b. 1788. Son of (Rufus & Susannah (Dutton) Perkins). His wife SYLVIA (TUPPER). They were listed on the 1820 Census at Middlebury, Addison Co., VT.

Their known children were:

1. Rufus Lyman Perkins b.1816 VT m. Olive (Smith)
2. Edwin G. Perkins b.1817 VT m. Laura (Fuller)
3. Caroline Perkins b.1821 VT m. Allen Dennis
4. Gustavus Perkins b.1820 VT m. Elizabeth (Moody)
5. Horace Bennett Perkins b.1823 VT  *Removed to  Constable, Franklin Co., NY
6. Ruth A. Perkins b.1824 VT m. Julius B. Douglas
7. Eliza P. Perkins b.1827 VT m. Annel Darrah

**Brother to Silas Perkins (below)

For more Information:   Read.... " Family of Rufus Perkins of Rockingham & Chester, VT"


 

SILAS PERKINS
Silas Perkins b.1.15.1799 VT d.6.2.1884 VT. Son of (Rufus & Susannah (Dutton) Perkins). His wife LAURA (TUPPER). b. 6.3.1799 d. 3.24.1881 VT. They were listed on the 1830-1850 Census at Middlebury, Addison Co., VT.

Their known children were:

1. Clementine Perkins b.1830 VT d.1915 VT
2. Harmon Perkins b.1832 VT
3. Altha Perkins b.5.20.1835 VT d.10.17.1850
4. Darius Perkins b.1837 VT
5. Ellen Perkins b. 11.15.1840 VT d.11.3.1919 VT m. Edward C. Severance
6. Albert C. Perkins b.1842 VT d.1917

Her mother Ruth Tupper b.12.6.1784 is living in their household. Ruth Tupper died 10.14.1867

**Brother to Rufus Perkins Jr. (above)

Source: 1850 VT Census
Source: Burials - Foote Street Cemetery - Middlebury, Addison Co., VT - Find-A-Grave.com

 

HENRY PERKINS
Henry Perkins b. 1767 Topsfield, MA. Son of (Joseph &  Anna (Batchelder) Perkins). His wife MEHITABLE (LADD) a (Sister of Joanna Ladd (below). They removed from Charlestown, Cheshire Co., NH and  were listed on the 1810 Vermont Census at Springfield, Windham Co., VT. He assisted his brother Jabesh Perkins (below) with the operation of a Water-Power Saw Mill and  Gristmill at Middlesex, VT

Their known children were:

1. John Perkins b. 1791 Charlestown, Cheshire Co., N. H.
2. Asahel Perkins b.      
*Went West
3. Joseph Perkins b.     d. Unity, Cheshire Co., N. H. age 21
4. Anna Perkins b.      m. John W. Bisbee                 
*Removed to Michigan
5. Lucy Perkins b.    m. _______ Littlefield

Source: The family of John Perkins of Ipswich, MA - George Augustus Perkins

 

JABISH PERKINS
Jabish Perkins b. 1796 Topsfield, MA d. 1843 Unity, Sullivan Co., N. H. Son of (Joseph &  Anna (Batchelder) Perkins). His wife JOANNA (LADD) a sister of Mehitable (Ladd) above). They removed from Cheshire Co., NH to VT. They were known to have lived at Middlesex, VT.  He assisted his brother Henry Perkins (above) with the operation of a Water-Power Saw-Mill and Gristmill at Middlesex, VT.

Their known child:

1. Jabish Ladd Perkins b. ? NH                     *Removed to California

Source: The family of John Perkins of Ipswich, MA - George Augustus Perkins
Source: Jabish Perkins - Last Will and Testament - NH Wills & Probate

 

JOHN PERKINS
John Perkins b. 1791 Charleston, N. H. Son of (Henry & Mehitable (Ladd) Perkins). His wife JOSEPHINE MARIA (WHIPPLE).

Their known children were:

1. Ellen Perkins b. 1827 VT d. 1831 VT
2. John Whipple Perkins b. 1831 VT d. 1837 VT     
 *Drowned on the Black River
3. Henry Whipple Perkins b. 1834 Springfield, VT  m. Albina S. Trimble          
*Removed to OH *Removed to Iowa

Source: History of the town of Springfield, Vermont -  By Charles Horace Hubbard, Justus Dartt

 

*Note* Some of all of this Information may not be correct. It will be up to you, the researcher to show proof before passing any of this information on.

 

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