John B. Perkins

about 1825–
Virginia, United States

The Life of John B.

When John B. Perkins was born about 1825, in Virginia, United States, his father, Nathaniel Perkins, was 30 and his mother, Sallie Ragland Poindexter, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Perkins
1795–1841
Sallie Ragland Poindexter
1799–1837
John B. Perkins
1825–
William Poindexter Perkins
1825–1826
William Poindexter Perkins
1827–
Catherine " Kitty" Anderson Perkins
1829–
Sally Ragland Perkins
1831–
Thomas Poindexter Perkins
1833–
Robert Constantine Perkins
1834–1904
Lucy Ann Perkins
1837–1837

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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 5

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 19

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

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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