Jackson Perkins

22 September 1822–about 1841 (Age 18)
Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jackson

When Jackson Perkins was born on 22 September 1822, in Shelbyville, Shelby, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Barnabus Perkins, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Bright, was 33. He died about 1841, at the age of 19.

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Family Time Line

George Barnabus Perkins
1784–1851
Elizabeth Bright
1789–1822
Agilla Anne Perkins
1810–1870
Lerana or Luanna Perkins
1812–1864
Charles Perkins
1816–1886
Rhoda Perkins
1814–1842
George Washington Perkins
1818–1869
Harrison Perkins
1820–1880
Jackson Perkins
1822–1841

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 8

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.2 Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Peer, a Dutch form of Peter .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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