Lester Emanuel Perkins

1908–1983 (Age 74)
Otto, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Lester Emanuel

When Lester Emanuel Perkins was born on 24 August 1908, in Otto, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, his father, Ralph Devaull Perkins, was 27 and his mother, Rachel Sanders, was 23. He married Bertha Eudora Reid on 3 January 1928, in Basin, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1935 and Election District 9 Greybull, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1940. He died on 3 July 1983, in Basin, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lester Emanuel Perkins
1908–1983
Bertha Eudora Reid
1911–2006
Marriage: 3 January 1928
Euretta Irene Perkins
1928–2004
Kenneth Duane Perkins
1931–1931
Dale LeRoy Perkins
1933–1999

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
3 January 1928
Basin, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1920

Age 12

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.
1929

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lester Perkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • L E Perkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lester E Perkins in household of Ralph D Perkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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