Luther Perkins

7 February 1777–1 June 1857 (Age 80)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Luther

When Luther Perkins was born on 7 February 1777, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Josiah Perkins, was 39 and his mother, Lois Sperry, was 28. He married Susannah Stamper on 7 November 1801, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 1 June 1857, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in West Jefferson, Ashe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Perkins
1777–1857
Susannah Stamper
1778–1865
Marriage: 7 November 1801
Joseph Perkins
1802–1870
Joseph Perkins
1826–
James Perkins
1828–
James Perkins
1804–1832
Pauline Perkins
1805–
Nancy Lois Perkins
1806–1895
Solomon Perkins
1808–1808
Mary Polly Perkins
1810–1895
Mary Patty Perkins
1810–1885
Patsey Perkins
1812–1870
Martha ( Polly) Perkins
1812–
Temperance Mae Perkins
1814–1899
Sarah Perkins
1814–
Solomon Perkins
1817–1889
Polly Perkins
1818–
David S Perkins
1820–1905
Lewis William Perkins
1824–1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 November 1801
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
children

(17)

    Male1802–1870Male

    James Perkins

    Male1804–1832Male

    Pauline Perkins

    Female1805–Female

    Nancy Lois Perkins

    Female1806–1895Female

    Solomon Perkins

    Male1808–1808Male

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 12

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 22

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

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 .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Luther Perkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Luther Perkins, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Luther Perkins - Published information: Family genealogies: death: 1 June 1857; ,Ashe, North Carolina, United States

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