Emma Harriet Perkins

2 February 1817–24 January 1838 (Age 20)
Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Emma Harriet

When Emma Harriet Perkins was born on 2 February 1817, in Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Moses Perkins, was 30 and her mother, Huldah Williams, was 27. She died on 24 January 1838, at the age of 20.

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Moses Perkins
Huldah Williams
Henry Olin Perkins
Arosina Perkins
Rest W Perkins
Abigail Perkins
Emma Harriet Perkins
Susan E. Perkins
Moses J. Perkins, Jr.

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

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.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 17

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

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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  • Harriet Perkins, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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