George V. Perkins

about 1823–
Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of George V.

When George V. Perkins was born about 1823, in Halifax, Virginia, United States, his father, John Perkins Sr., was 38 and his mother, Rhoda Walters Woosley, was 31.

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Family Time Line

John Perkins Sr.
1785–1844
Rhoda Walters Woosley
1792–1838
Elijah S. Perkins
1809–1866
Moses E. Perkins
1809–
Mary W. Perkins
1819–
George V. Perkins
1823–
Constantine Haslin Perkins
1816–1863
Moses Perkins
1818–
John R Perkins
1818–1919
Samuel Henry Perkins
1819–1905
Elizabeth Ann Perkins
1820–1891
John Ransome Perkins
1828–1870
Louisa Marion Perkins
1837–

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World Events (3)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 1

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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 7

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.

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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