Captain John Perrin

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Captain John Perrin
1749–1791
Elizabeth Washington
1751–
Marriage: 21 February 1771
Elizabet Washington Perrin
1771–
Henry Perrin
1772–1810
Elizabeth W. Perrin
1791–
Thomas Perrin
1772–1774
John Washington Perrin
1773–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 February 1771
Virginia, British Colonial America
children

(5)

    Elizabet Washington Perrin

    Female1771–Female

    Thomas Perrin

    Male1772–1774Male

    Henry Perrin

    Male1772–1810Male

    John Washington Perrin

    Male1773–Male

    Elizabeth W. Perrin

    Female1791–Female

Parents and Siblings

    John Perrin

    Male1721–1770Male

    Sussana Cooke

    Female1728–1782Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1749–1791Male

    Elizabeth Perrin

    Female1751–Female

    Sussana Perrin

    Female1753–Female

    Frances Perrin

    Unknown1755–

    Ann Perrin

    Female1759–1759Female

+2 More Children

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.
1775

Age 26

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

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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