Captain John Perrin

8 October 1749–24 November 1791 (Age 42)
Gloucester, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of John

When Captain John Perrin was born on 8 October 1749, in Gloucester, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Perrin, was 27 and his mother, Sussana Cooke, was 21. He married Elizabeth Washington on 21 February 1771, in Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 November 1791, in Gloucester, Virginia, United States, at the age of 42.

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Captain John Perrin
Elizabeth Washington
Marriage: 21 February 1771
Elizabet Washington Perrin
Henry Perrin
Elizabeth W. Perrin
Thomas Perrin
John Washington Perrin

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World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon
Age 9
Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
Age 26
"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
Age 27
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English and French: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Perrin, a pet form of French Pierre ( see Peter ).

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

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  • Descendants of Mordecai Cooke, of "Mordecai's Mount" Gloucester Co. Va - Part I (pages 1-47)

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