Martha Randall Perkins

19 January 1819–16 August 1887 (Age 68)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Randall

When Martha Randall Perkins was born on 19 January 1819, in White, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Gant Perkins, was 18 and her mother, Dicy Ray, was 22. She married William Jobe Perkins on 14 July 1835, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 16 August 1887, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jobe Perkins
Martha Randall Perkins
Marriage: 14 July 1835
Antoinette Perkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1835Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 16
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Sources (19)

    • Martha Perkins, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Martha Perkins, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • 1850 - Martha Perkins in household of William J Perkins, "United States Census, 1850" Utah County

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