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 1860 Wisconsin Biographical Sketches

DANIEL CHAPMAN PERKINS
*Daniel Chapman Perkins b.1810\1815 Chittenden Co., VT d.1880 Sherwood Forest, Clark Co., WI. His biographical sketch stated that he married in 1831 to UNKNOWN (UNKNOWN). He was listed on the 1850 Census at Indian Sands, Marquette Co., WI  with wife MARGARETTE (CORBIT\CORBETT) b.1814 Scotland who he m. in 1842** at Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI. He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Leon, Waushara Co., WI. He made his first land purchase on 3/3/1843 in Township/Range 006 North-021 East, W 1/2 SW 1/4, Section 24 in Milwaukee Co., WI. On 10/2/1854 he purchased another tract of land in Township/Range 019 North-012 East, Section 5, SE 1/4 NE 1/4, Waushara Co., WI and again on 11/2/1854, Township/Range 019 North-012 East, Section 4, NW 1/4 NW 1/4 again in Waushara Co., WI.  On 1/20/1880 he purchased two tracts of land in Township\Range, 023 North-001 East, Section 34, E 1/4 NW 1/4 and N 1/2 SW 1/4 in Clark Co., WI. They removed to Clark Co., WI around 1873. The town of Sherwood Forest, WI was first named Perkins, WI but, was changed 3 year later to Sherwood Forest, WI and was eventually changed to the name of Sherwood, WI. He is buried at the Sherwood Cemetery, Sherwood township, Clark Co., WI.

His child w/Unknown (Unknown) was:

1.Jane Perkins b.1838 WI (VT?) << Born prior to his 1842 marriage
(Possibly) Margaret Perkins b. 1838 VT

His children w/Margaret (Corbit\Corbett) were:

2.Hugh E. or C. Perkins b.1844 WI d. 1930 St. Cloud, FL m. M. Matilda _______     *Civil War Soldier - Co. I, 7th WI Inf.
3.Martha Perkins b.1848 WI
4.Minor Sedate Perkins\ Minor S. Perkins b.1851\1859 WI
5.Della Perkins b.1858 WI
6.(possible) Timothy Perkins b. ?

On the 1850 Census John P. Perkins b.1820 was listed in their household. (below)

**Milwaukee Co., Marriage license list the following marriage information:
 

PERKINS: Daniel C.

to: Margaret Corbit

m: June 9, 1842

Source: Milwaukee Marriage records pg 61-doc 305


Possible relationship to: George Wilcox Perkins

Possible relationship with: Orris Perkins & Sons John P. Perkins and Hiram Perkins . Daniel Chapman Perkins, John P. Perkins & Hiram Perkins all lived at Indian Sands, Marquette Co., WI in 1850 and they all lived at Leon, Waushara Co., WI in 1860.

*Civil War Soldier -3rd Independent Battery, WI Light Artillery & Co. B, 35th WI Infantry
Source: Date of Death - Obit - Neillsville Republic Press - 8/20/1880
Source: WI Land Records

 

HIRAM PERKINS
Hiram Perkins b.1822 Portland, Chautauqua Co., NY. Son of (Orris & Amelia (Palmer) Perkins). He was listed on the 1850 Census at Indian Sands, Marquette Co., WI and in 1860 WI Census at Leon, Waushara Co., WI with his wife LUCINDA (REED) b.1835 NY.

Their known children were:

1.Ella Perkins b. 1850 NY
2.George Perkins b.1852 NY
3.Lucretia Perkins b.1854 NY
4.Ada Perkins b.1856 WI
5.Ida Perkins b. 1858 WI
6.Mary Perkins b.1863 WI
7.John Perkins b.1865 WI
8.Curtis Perkins b.1869 WI

He was a brother of John P. Perkins (below)
Probable relationship with: Daniel Chapman Perkins (above)

Source: Maiden name of wife and list of 7 of 8 children: Internet Ancestry of Mullen-Cotanch-Pluth-McCollow Families by Joan Scott

 

JOHN P. PERKINS
John Palmer Perkins b.1820 Portland, Chautauqua Co., NY. Son of (Orris & Amelia (Palmer) Perkins). He was listed on the 1850 Census at Indian Sands, Marquette Co., WI in the household of Daniel Chapman Perkins (above). He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Leon, Waushara Co., WI with his wife MELISSA (UNKNOWN) b.1831 NY.

Their known children were:

1.Charles Perkins b.1852 NY
2.Orris Perkins b.1856 WI
3.Warren Perkins b.1860 WI

*Note: Also residing in this household was his father ORRIS PERKINS b.1785 MA. Orris Perkins owned a distillery with his brother-in-law Simeon Whitcomb in 1819 at Portland, Chautauqua Co., NY. In 1831 the family removed to Crawford Co., PA before coming to Waushara Co., WI.

He was a brother of Hiram Perkins (above)
Probable relationship with: Daniel Chapman Perkins (above)

Source: Orris Perkins profession: History of Chautauqua Co., NY by Andrew W. Young (1875)
Source: Name of Orris Perkins wife &  Brother-in-law (Husband of his sister): Historical Sketches of the town of Portland, Chautauqua Co., NY by Horace Clefton (1873)

 

MARGARET PERKINS
Margaret Perkins b.1838 VT. She was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Coloma, Waushara Co., WI in the household of Mr. Mott.
 

 

 

*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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