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1860 Wisconsin Biographical Sketches:


 1860 Wisconsin Biographical Sketches

Charles Hardin Perkins b.1824 Prairie du Chien, WI d.1906 WI. His wife MARY ANN (FARNHAM) b.1828 IL. They were married in Crawford Co., WI.  They were listed on 1850 Census at Black River, Crawford Co., WI as "Hardin Perkins". In 1860 he was listed on the census at Trempealeau, Trempealeau Co., WI.

Their known children were:

1.John A. Perkins b. 2.13.1843/1850 Prairie Du Chien,  WI m. Victoria La Vigue
2.Charles Perkins b.5.28.1851 WI m. Adeline La Vigne
3.Timothy Perkins b.6.30.1853 WI   d/y
4.Mary Agnes Perkins b.8.5.1854 WI m. Edward House
5.Nicholas Perkins b.6.9.1856 WI m. Miss Lawson
6.Joseph Perkins b.10.10.1858 WI
7.Elizabeth Perkins b.4.22.1861 WI m. Silas Bortle   *Removed to Cando, N.D.
8.Victoria Perkins b.1.24.1864 WI d.1916 m. Nason (Mason) Grover
9.Solomon Robert Perkins b.7.15.1867 m. Ellen Loretta Welch 
*Removed to IA and died 1940 in Minneapolis, MN
10.Ida E. Perkins b.10.3.1869   
*Removed to Cando, N.D.

Source: History of Trempealeau County, Wisconsin. p.443-445
Source: Their Marriage - History of Wabasha Co., MN etc.... (1884) &
Source: Some Pioneer Families of WI


Charles Edgar Perkins b.1821 Hartland, Windsor Co., VT. Son of (Nathan & Mary (Marcy) Perkins).  He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Galesville, Tempealeau Co., WI with his wife MARY B. (STEARNS) b.1825 NH. In 1848 he 1st settled at Lowell, MA then in 1856 removed to Galesville, Trempealeau Co., WI.

Their known children were:

1.Laura Ann Perkins b.1849 Lowell, MA m. Hiram R. Gale   *Removed to Willmar, MN
2.George Henry Perkins b.1851 Morrisville, VT m. Sarah Eliza Merrill d.1879 TX , m. 2nd Harriet "Hattie" Spicer  *Removed to Minneapolis,  MN
 2a.Myrtha May Perkins b. ?
3.Isabella L. Perkins b.1853 Morrisville, VT m. Seth A. Walker
4.Harriet Maria Perkins b.1858 WI m. Ole B. Canutson
5.Merton Nathan Perkins b.1867 WI

Source: Biographical History of La Crosse, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties, Wisconsin. Containing Portraits of all the Presidents of the United States, with accompanying Biographies of each; Engravings of Prominent Citizens of the Counties, with Personal Histories of many of the Early Settlers and Leading Families. The Lewis Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, 1892. p. 755-756
Source: History of Northern WI (1881)
Source: Sarah E. Perkins - WI Wills & Probate Records (Residence in 1879 at Albion, Jackson Co., WI)


Daniel Perkins b.1838 NY. He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Whitewater, Walworth Co., WI  in the household of H.D. Converse.


Frederick Perkins b.1824 NY d.1910 WI. Son of (John Erastus & Polly (Kinney) Perkins). He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Spring Prairie, Walworth Co., WI with his wife CATHERINE B. (WINTERS) b.1835.

Their known child was:

1.Frederick Perkins b. 1861 WI
2.Mary Chaplin Perkins b.1862 WI m. Herbert Irving Newman
3.George Winters Perkins b.1864 WI
4.John Erastus Perkins b.1866 WI
5.Minnie Ester Perkins b.1868 WI
6.Grace Luthera Perkins b.1872 WI d.1877 WI

*Also living in this household was his mother,  POLLY (KINNEY) PERKINS b.1793 VT

Source: The family of John Perkins of Ipswich, MA - George Augustus Perkins
Source: He was left money in the Will of Margaret Grant Perkins


J.P. Perkins b.1832 NY. He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Geneva, Walworth Co., WI in the household of A.D. Cotton.


Rufus Perkins b.1810 VT. Son of (James & Polly (Butterfield) Perkins). They were listed on the 1840 & 1850 Cherry Valley, Otsego Co., NY Census. He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Sharon, Walworth Co., WI with his wife CLARISSA (RICE) b.1815 NY. They later moved to Darlington, La Fayette Co., WI.

Their known children were:

1.James Perkins b.1835 NY
2.Olive "Polly" Perkins b.1838 NY
3.Augustus Perkins b.1841 NY
4.Curtis Perkins b.1845 NY
3.Juliet Perkins b.1846 NY
4.Mary Perkins b.1850 NY
5.Jennifer A. Perkins b.1851 NY
d.1919 Renovo, Clinton Co., NY  m. ________ Calkins
6.Jane Perkins b.1853 NY
7.Clarence Perkins b.1855 NY  d.1925 WA m. Sarah A. Dean (*Moved to MT) (Died at Spokane, Spokane Co.,WA)

Source: Progressive men of the state of Montana v. 2 - Biographical Sketch of Clarence Perkins
Source:  Rufus Perkins of Rockingham & Chester, VT, pub. 1917.
Source: Death - "Jennie" Perkins Calkins - North Bend Cemetery , North Bend, Clinton Co., NY


Walter Perkins b.1839 NY. He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Darien, Walworth Co., WI in the household of John Lynn.


*NOTE*. Some or all of this material may contain errors. It will be up to the researcher to show proof before passing on any of this information.


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