Michigan Biographical Sketches:
Michigan Biographical Sketches
|Ira A. Perkins b.ca.1792. Son of
(James and Tryphena (Vine) Perkins
). His 1st wife CATHERINE (OSTERGAUT/OSTERHAUT) , 2nd. HANNAH (Unknown). They are listed on the
1830 NY Census at Conquest, Cayuga Co., NY. His first land purchase was on
5/5/1836 in Township/Range 007 South-017 West, Section 10, W 1/2 NE 1/4 in
Berrien Co., MI. In 1840 they removed to
Howard, Cass Co., MI where they are listed on the census . In 1850 they are
listed on the MI Census at Niles, Berrien Co., MI. He m. 2nd or 3rd.
3/9/1853; SARAH (TUCKER). Ira
A. Perkins served in the War of 1812 from New York (Military #WC-25894) and
(#SC-1648). Both Military and Widow Pensions were applied for. He also applied for his
fathers pension in 1853 from Niles, Berrien Co., MI. (#R-8110 or R-8112). Ira A. Perkins was the Uncle
of Lewis R. Perkins *(see Jackson Co., MI).
I find another land purchase for a Ira A. Perkins on 10/10/1853
Township/Range 013 North-015 West, Section 20, SW 1/4 SW 1/4, Oceana Co., MI
and a land purchase by a Ira Perkins on 4/2/1857 in Township/Range 016
North-003 East, Section, NW 1/4 NE 1/4 in Bay Co., MI.
known children w 1st wife were:
1.Mary Jane Perkins b. 3.1.1816 NY - d.
5.6.1900 Howard, Cass Co., MI m. ______Farney/Forney
2.Napoleon Bonapart Perkins b.1817 NY
3.*Deborah Ann or Ann Deborah Perkins b.6.26.1819 NY d.2.11.1907
Niles, Berrien Co., MI m. _____ Huston
4.Jeremiah V.R. Perkins b.1821
NY d. 1856 NY
5.Perry Pike Perkins b. 8.30.1823 NY
6.Katherine Louisa Perkins b.1827 NY
His known child w/ 2nd wife was:
7.*James B. Perkins b.1834 MI d.1.30.1917 MO m.
Jane Crews (Missouri death certificate for their son John Henry Perkins, has
his mothers name as (Parmelia James ... it also may
have been Permelia Jones)
*He (James B. Perkins) is buried at Mt. View Cemetery, Camden Co., MO
|Source: Private Letter received.
*Source for death of Mary Jane (Perkins) Farney/Forney & Ann D. (Perkins) Huston: MI Death Records
*Source for death of James B. Perkins - Missouri Death Records
|Perry Pike Perkins b. 8.20.1823 NY
- d. 2.12.1909 Howard, Cass Co., MI.
Son of (Ira A & Catherine (Ostergaut/Osterhaut) Perkins). His wife HANNAH (FARRIS)
b.1827 Cayuga Co., NY d.6.7.1867 MI. They were listed on the 1850-1870
Michigan Census in Howard, Cass Co., MI.
known children were:
1.Jennie Perkins b.1857 MI
2.Frank Perkins b.1861 MI
|Source: Death - Perry P. Perkins - MI Death Records
Source: Death - Hannah (Farris\Pharris) Perkins - MI Death Records Index
|Leonard W. Perkins b. ? His wife LUCRETTA (MORESY). They were listed on the 1850 Michigan
Census in Howard, Cass Co., MI.
Nothing else is
known at this time
|Barber T. Perkins b.1822 NY.
Son of (John N. & Betsey
(TANNER) Perkins). His wife HARRIET "JANE" (BOON). They were listed on the
1860 & 1870 Michigan Census in Coldwater, Branch Co., MI.
Their Known Children were:
1.Frank G. Perkins
2.Minnie Perkins b.1855 MI
3.James L. Perkins b.1859 MI d.7.4.1883
4.May Perkins b.1862 MI d. 1877 MI
|For more information on this
Family's Lineage. Read "Branches & Roots of Oliver Perkins" by Steven G.
Source: Death - May Perkins - MI
Death Records Index
Source: Death - James L. Perkins - MI Death Records Index
|Frank G. Perkins b. 1.28.1852. Son of (Barber
T. & Harriet "Jane" (Boon) Perkins). His wife
CARRIE (HUDSON). They resided at St.
Joseph Co., Indiana where he was vice-president of the Perkins Windmill
Company with his uncle P.C. Perkins.
known children were:
1. (Female) Perkins b. ? m.
2. (Female) Perkins b. ? m. Glen Hillier
Source: A history of St. Joseph County, Indiana, Volume
1: By Timothy Edward Howard
|Sterling Perkins b.1808 MA. His wife HARRIET (SMITH). They were listed on the 1850 & 1860
Michigan Census at Coldwater, Branch Co., MI. In 1899 he married
HARRIET (SLAUDERHEIN) HOUTKY\HONTKY.
known children were:
Perkins b.1833 NY
2.Clarissa Perkins b.1837 NY
G. Perkins b.1841 NY
4.Albert M. Perkins b.1847 MI
5.Eva Perkins b.1853 MI
|Source: 2nd marriage - Michigan Marriage
Records - 1867-1952
|James Perkins b.1830 CT. He was listed
on the 1850 Census at Coldwater, Branch Co., MI in the household of John & Harriet
|*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.