Laura Anna Perkins

20 May 1864–13 October 1934 (Age 70)
Quitman, Georgia, United States

The Life of Laura Anna

When Laura Anna Perkins was born on 20 May 1864, in Quitman, Georgia, United States, her father, William James Perkins, was 20 and her mother, Sarah P "Sallie" Bell, was 17. She married James D. Smith on 9 June 1887. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Arbacoochee, Cleburne, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Morris, Quitman, Georgia, United States in 1910. She died on 13 October 1934, in Eufaula, Barbour, Alabama, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Eufaula, Barbour, Alabama, United States.

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James D. Smith
Laura Anna Perkins
Marriage: 9 June 1887
Purdy Smith
Annie Lee Smith
Marvin Smith
Thelma Grey Smith
Foy Smith

Spouse and Children

9 June 1887


    Purdy Smith


    Annie Lee Smith


    Marvin Smith



    Foy Smith


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Anna Smith in household of James Smith, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna Smithes in household of James Smithes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Smith in household of James Smith, "United States Census, 1910"

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