Amy Perkins

Brief Life History of Amy

When Amy Perkins was born on 30 August 1839, in Marshall, Alabama, United States, her father, Jabez Perkins Jr., was 43 and her mother, Rachel Wright, was 40. She married Abraham B Kennamer on 14 March 1858, in Marshall, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Alabama, United States in 1870 and Poarch Township, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. She died on 8 March 1932, in Carter, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Retrop Cemetery, Washita, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham B Kennamer
Amy Perkins
Marriage: 14 March 1858
David Newton Kennemer
Permelia Benton Kennemer
Nacy Zacheus Kennemer
Rachel Melvina Kennamer
Abraham Isham Kennamer
Charlotte F. Kennemer
Timothy Richard Kennemer
Isaac Columbus Kennemer

Sources (18)

  • Amy Kennamore in household of Abraham Kennamore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Amy Kennemer, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Amy Brown, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.

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

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