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 New York Biographical Sketches

Seymour Perkins b.1793 CT.  Son of (David & Nancy (Todd) Perkins).  His wife CYNTHIA (PERKINS). They were listed on the 1830 New York Census at Laurens, Otsego, Co., NY.

Their known children were:

1.Willis Perkins b.1824 NY m. Eveline _________
2.Caroline Perkins b.1826 NY
3.Angeline Perkins b.1828 NY
4.Edwin Perkins b.1830 NY
5.Emily Perkins b.1833 NY
6.Eunice Perkins b.1836 NY
7.LeRoy Perkins b.1843 NY

*Seymour Perkins was the brother of Harvey Perkins (PA), Willis Perkins (CT), Emily Perkins m. David Lonsberry (CT), Alvin Perkins (CT) and David A. Perkins (CT).

Source: Name of his parents, brothers & sisters: Commemorative biographical record of northeastern Pennsylvania, including the counties of Susquehanna, Wayne, Pike and Monroe, etc.. (1900)
Source: 1850 Census


Benjamin Douglas Perkins b. 1775 Plainfield, CT d. 1810 Bloomingdale, N.Y.  Son of (Elisha & Sarah (Douglas) Perkins). His wife MARY (MURRAY) b. ? d. 1828 NY. He was a book seller of Collins and Perkins.

Their known children were:

1.Benjamin Douglas Perkins Jr. b. 1807 Flushing, L. I. 
2.Caroline Perkins b.1809 L. I d.1826 Flushing, L. I.

Source: History of Cherokee County Kansas and its representative citizens, ed. & comp. by Nathaniel Thompson Allison, 1904
Source: A collection of family records: with biographical sketches, and other ... edited by Charles Henry James Douglas.
Source; Death of Benjamin D. Perkins - Obituary - Washingtonian - Windsor, VT - 11.5.1810
Source: Death of Caroline Perkins - Obituary -
November 4, 1826 - Paper: Evening Post -New York, NY
Source: Death of Mary (Murray) Perkins - Obit - April 28, 1829 -
Paper: Commercial Advertiser (New York, NY)


Benjamin Douglas Perkins Jr. b. 1807 L. I.  - d. 1831 NY. Son of (Benjamin & Mary (Murray) Perkins). His wife MARY (SHOTWELL). They were listed on the 1830 New York Census at Flushing, Queens Co., NY.

Their known children were:

1.L. Murry Perkins b. 1829 Flushing, Long Island m. Caroline Campbell, Elizabeth R. Enders   *Removed to Baxter Springs, KS
2.Benjamin Douglas Perkins III b. 1832 d. 1888

Source: History of Cherokee County Kansas and its representative citizens, ed. & comp. by Nathaniel Thompson Allison, 1904


Paul Perkins b.1796 NY or R.I.. His wife m. (ca.1824) HARTY "HARRIET" (BOON). They were listed on the 1830 New York Census at Berlin, Rensselaer Co., NY. In 1840 they were listed at Granby, Oswego Co., NY and in 1850 at Andover, Allegany Co., NY. This couple is buried at Wellsville, Allegany Co., NY.

His known children were:

1. R. Dewey Perkins b. ca. 1825 Berlin, NY d. 4.2.1898 Scio, NY m. (1853) Andover, Allegany Co., NY  Miranda Grant
2. Lydia M. Perkins b.1829 NY
3. Malissa Perkins b.1831 NY
4. Eliza J. Perkins b.1833 NY
5. Paul J. Perkins b.1835 NY
6. Mary Perkins b.1839 NY
7. Richard B. Perkins b.1842 NY
8. Thomas M. Perkins b.1844 NY

*On the 1850 Census , a ROSANNA PERKINS b.1783 NY was listed in their household. If she is his mother, she would have been 13 years of age at the time of his birth*

Source: Marriage - R. Dewey Perkins : The Grant family : a genealogical history of the descendants of Matthew Grant, of Windsor, Conn.1601-1898 by: Arthur H. Grant
Source: Marriage - Paul Perkins to Harty Boon : Marriages Performed by Elder William Satterlee, Elder of the Seventh-Day Baptist Church of Little Hoosac, New York


Bishop Perkins b. 1787 d. 1866 NY. Son of (Ephraim(5) & Mary (Chaplin) Perkins).  His wife MARY (GRANT). They were listed on the 1830 New York Census at Ostwegatchie, St. Lawrence Co., NY.

Their known child:

1. Margaret Grant Perkins b. 1821 d.1906 NY

*Brother of John Erastus Perkins , Matthew Perkins, Ephraim Perkins



Ebenezer Perkins b. ca.1803 VT (poss. Grafton, Windham Co., VT*) d.1870 NY. His wife JANE (GILES). They were listed on the 1830 New York Census at De Kalb, St. Lawrence Co., NY.

Their known children were:

1.Orris Lyman Perkins b.1828 NY m. Susan Storrs         
 *Removed to Jay, Essex Co., NY
2.[Female] Perkins b.1830 NY
3.William Perkins b.1836
3.Noble (Noah) Aaron Perkins b.1847 NY d.1918 NY
4.Harriet Perkins b.1849 NY

*Children 6 thru 17 known children. Unfortunately all of their names are unknown at this time*
* Possible father ? Charles W. Perkins known to have lived at Grafton, VT ?*

Source: Janet Hall
Source: Wife of Orris L. Perkins : History of Essex Co., NY by. Henry P. Smith (1885)


Erastus G. Perkins b. ?. His wife AMANDA (Unknown). They were listed on the 1830 Census at Bridgewater, Oneida Co., NY.

Their known children were:

1. Erastus W. Perkins b. 3.4.1825 Utica, NY d. 5.26.1838 *Drowned in the Mohawk River @ Utica, NY
2. Charles E. Perkins b. ? 1829 NY d. 11.5.1843 Elkhorn, Walworth Co., WI

Source: Fairview Cemetery Records - Bridgewater, Oneida Co., NY


Ira Perkins b.1795 d.1859  Brunswick, Rensselaer Co., NY. His wife HANNAH (Unknown). They should have been listed on the 1830 Rensselaer Co., NY Census as both his sons listed on the 1855 Brunswick, Rensselaer Co., NY census state they were born in this county & state during this time period.

His known children were:

1.George Perkins b. ?
2.Martin Perkins b. ?
3.Joseph Perkins b. ?
4.Edward "Eddy" Perkins b. ?
5.Brooks M. Perkins b. ? d.1870 Rensselaer Co., NY
6.Nathaniel Perkins b.1827 Rensselaer Co., NY m. Mary (Unknown)
7.Caroline Perkins b.1831 Rensselaer Co., NY m. William  Potter
8.John Perkins b.1835 Rensselaer Co., NY
(possible) 9.Rachael Perkins b.1836 Albany Co., NY 
*Not mentioned in the Last Will & Testament of Ira Perkins

Source: 1855 Brunswick, Rensselaer Co., Census states his son Nathaniel Perkins was born in Rensselaer Co., NY in 1827 as well as his son John Perkins b.1835
Source: 1850 Census
Source: Ira Perkins - Last Will & Testament - NY Wills and Probate Records


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