Josie Lena Perkins

Brief Life History of Josie Lena

When Josie Lena Perkins was born on 8 April 1905, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Franklin Perkins, was 38 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Johnson, was 28. She married Warren Jasper Ward on 9 October 1928, in Johnson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Beaverdam Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 May 1980, in Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Green Valley Baptist Church Cemetery, Collettsville, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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Warren Jasper Ward
Josie Lena Perkins
Marriage: 9 October 1928
William Sam Ward
Dub Ward
Opal Irene Ward
Laura Frances Ward
Verna Mae Ward

Sources (27)

  • Jasie Ward in household of Warren Ward, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josie Perkins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Josie Lena Ward, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.

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

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