Benjamin Perkins

11 May 1680–11 February 1767 (Age 86)
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Perkins was born on 11 May 1680, in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Caleb Perkins, was 34 and his mother, Bethia Philbrick, was 25. He married Lydia McCrease on 1 March 1710, in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 11 February 1767, in Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 86.

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Benjamin Perkins
1680–1767
Lydia McCrease
1692–1728
Marriage: 1 March 1710
Anna Perkins
1710–1795
Joseph Perkins
1712–1761
Lydia Perkins
1715–1756
Daniel Perkins
1718–1755
Mary Perkins
1721–1798
Jonathan Perkins
1723–
Abigail Perkins
1728–1825

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 March 1710
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

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)

  • Benjamin Pearkins in entry for Daniel Pearkins, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Benjamin Pearkins in entry for Abigail Pearkins, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Benjamin Perkins in entry for Joseph Perkins, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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