Ralph Wyatt Perkins

1937–1995 (Age 58)
Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ralph Wyatt

When Ralph Wyatt Perkins was born on 8 June 1937, in Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Lloyd Perkins, was 39 and his mother, Mamie Buster, was 33. He died on 1 October 1995, in Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

William Lloyd Perkins
1897–1970
Mamie Buster
1903–1966
Homer Arnold Perkins
1925–1991
William Lyle Perkins
1927–1992
Larry Odell Perkins
1929–2001
Ralph Wyatt Perkins
1937–1995

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1944 · Kentucky Dam is Completed

Age 7

The Kentucky dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Tennessee River between Livingston and Marshall counties in Kentucky. It was completed August 30,1944.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Watt Perkins in household of Lloyd Perkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wyatt R Perkins, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"
  • Wyatt Ralph Perkins, "Find A Grave Index"

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