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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John Perkins Sr.
Rhoda Walters Woosley
Elijah S. Perkins
Moses E. Perkins
Mary W. Perkins
George V. Perkins
Constantine Haslin Perkins
Moses Perkins
John R Perkins
Samuel Henry Perkins
Elizabeth Ann Perkins
John Ransome Perkins
Louisa Marion Perkins

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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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