Marjorie Perkins

1758–1825 (Age 67)
Orange, Virginia, United States

The Life of Marjorie

When Marjorie Perkins was born in 1758, in Orange, Virginia, United States, her father, Joshua Perkins Sr., was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Sherrill, was 14. She married Absalom Pennington about 1777. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1825, in St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Absalom Pennington
Marjorie Perkins
Marriage: about 1777
Mary Polly Pennington

Spouse and Children

about 1777


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 0

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 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 22

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

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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Sources (3)

  • Eugene H. Perkins, "The First Mormon Perkins Families"
  • Family Data Collection - Individual Records about Marjory Perkins
  • Millennium File about Absalom Pennington

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