Abigail A Perkins

Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Abigail A

When Abigail A Perkins was born in 1848, in Cayuga, New York, United States, her father, Hamilton J Perkins, was 29 and her mother, Abigail Ann Jones, was 26. She lived in Owasco, Owasco, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1855 and Owasco, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1860.

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Hamilton J Perkins
Abigail Ann Jones
Harriet Eliza Perkins
Abigail A Perkins
Cynthia E Perkins
Ezra Hamilton Perkins
William H. Perkins
James B. Perkins
Mary Perkins
Ida Perkins

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World Events (8)


Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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  • Abigail Perkins in household of Hamilton Perkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abigail A Perkins in household of Hamilton Perkins, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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