1860 Wisconsin Biographical Sketches:
1860 Wisconsin Biographical Sketches
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.
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. ?
the 1850 Census
John P. Perkins b.1820 was listed in their household.
**Milwaukee Co., Marriage
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
Possible relationship with:
& 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.
|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
|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 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.