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 1860 Wisconsin Biographical Sketches

FANNY PERKINS
Fanny Perkins b.1802 England. She was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Berry, Dane Co., WI living in the household of Mary Jarvis.
 

 

SIBEL PERKINS
Sibel Perkins b.1842 N.Y. She was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Madison, Dane Co., WI in the household of Samuel Marshall.
 

 

TALLMAN C. PERKINS
Tallman C. Perkins b.1832 Madison Co.,  N.Y. d. 1889 Goodhue Co., MN. Son of (Unknown & Alice (Unknown) Perkins). His wife MARY J. (WILSON) b. 1839 NY. In 1845 the family came from New York to Dane Co., WI. They were listed on the 1860 WI Census at Medina, Dane Co., WI. In 1863 he resided at Lake Mills, Jefferson Co., WI. They later removed to Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minnesota.

Their known children were:

1.Harriet "Nettie" Perkins b.1869 MN
2.Florence A. Perkins b. 1872 MN
3.Claude C. Perkins b. 1874 MN

a. Alice Perkins age 46 b.1813 N.Y. resided in their household in 1860
b. Harriet Perkins aged 17 b. 1843 N.Y. resided in their household in 1860
c. Myron T. Perkins b.1851 N.Y. resided in their household in 1860
d. William Wilson age 63 b.1797 N.H. resided in their household in 1860

*WI Civil War Soldier* - U.S. Civil War Draft Registration Records, 1863-1865
Source: History of Goodhue county, including a sketch of the territory and state of Minnesota; together with an account of the early French discoveries, Indian massacres, the part borne by Minnesota's patriots in the war of the great rebellion, and a full and complete history of the county from the time of its occupancy by Swiss missionaries in 1838. Pioneer incidents, biographical sketches of early and prominent settlers and representative men, and of its cities, towns, churches, schools, secret societies, etc (1878)

 

WILLIAM W. PERKINS
William W. Perkins b.1807 PA. He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Westport, Dane Co., WI in the household of Henry Everett.
 

 

OLIVER PERKINS
Oliver Perkins b.1805 R.I. His wife JANE "Jemina" (SLINGERLAND) b.1807 N.Y. They were listed on the 1830 & 1840 New York Census at Truxton, Courtland Co., NY. They removed to Wisconsin and were listed on the 1860 WI Census at Calamus, Dodge Co., WI.

Their known children were:

1.Harriet Perkins b.1837 N.Y
2.W.H. Perkins b.1841 N.Y.
3.Maria Perkins b.1843 N.Y.

 

 

SARAH PERKINS
Sarah Perkins b.1801 VT. she was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Oak Grove, Dodge Co., WI in the household of Betsey Jones.
 

 

FREDERICK PERKINS
Frederick Perkins b.1815 VT. He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Pokegama township, Superior, Douglas Co., WI as a Merchant. No wife or children. It was probably he who first purchased land on 3/8/1857 at Township 47N Range 14W in Section 1, NE 1/4 SE 1/4 and SE 1/4 SE 1/4 Douglas Co., WI

**Further research needed**

 

 

FREEMAN H. PERKINS
Freeman H Perkins b. 11.4.1835 Allegany Co., N.Y. Son of (Thomas M. & Supplina H. (Wheeler) Perkins). He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI with his wife AMANDA M. (BILLS) b.1840 Canada. This couple later settled at Portland, Oregon

Their known child was:

1.Curtis H. Perkins b.1859 WI m. Martha (Matson)
2.Clara E. Perkins b. ? WI m. Wait Lancaster
3.Chester P. Perkins b. ? m. Bertha (Kincaid)
4.Cora May Perkins b. ? m. Dr. Willard A. Roberts

Source: Portland, Oregon, It's History and Builders v.3 by Joseph Gaston

 

JOHN E. PERKINS
John E. Perkins b.1811 N.Y. d.1862 MS. Son of (John E. & Mary (Anderson) Perkins). He was listed on the 1860 WI Census at Eau Claire, Eau Claire Co., WI in the household of Wm. Calloway / Galloway.

Captain John E. Perkins was soldier in the Civil War. His regiment had a mascot, a Bald Eagle, who they named "Old Abe".

 

 

*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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