James G B Perkins

about 1844–
Virginia, United States

The Life of James G B

James G B Perkins was born about 1844, in Virginia, United States. He married Phoebe M Allen on 2 July 1863.

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James G B Perkins
1844–
Phoebe M Allen
1844–1864
Marriage: 2 July 1863

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MARRIAGE
2 July 1863

World Events (3)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 0

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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