Caroline Perkins

Female1840–25 June 1873

Brief Life History of Caroline

Caroline Perkins was born in 1840, in Warwick, Warwick, Orange, New York, United States. She married George W Burt on 21 February 1861, in Placer, California, United States. She died on 25 June 1873, in Mount Morris, Mount Morris, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 33.

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George W Burt
1838–1886
Caroline Perkins
1840–1873
Marriage: 21 February 1861

Sources (5)

  • C. A. Perkins, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • C. A. Perkins in entry for Geo. W. Burt, "California Marriages, 1850-1945"
  • Caroline A. Perkins, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 February 1861Placer, California, United States
  • World Events (3)

    1846

    Age 6

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

    1863

    Age 23

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 23

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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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