Charles Augustus Perkins

6 October 1848–1 March 1929 (Age 80)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Augustus

When Charles Augustus Perkins was born on 6 October 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Reuben Winchester Perkins Sr., was 20 and his mother, Jane Parke, was 17. He married Huldah Parke on 1 January 1874. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marquette, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1900 and Basin, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1910. He died on 1 March 1929, in Greybull, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Greybull, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Charles Augustus Perkins
Huldah Parke
Marriage: 1 January 1874
Ethel Eva Lena Perkins
Irene Louisa Perkins
Edgar Lewis Perkins
Maude Ellen Perkins
Sadie Jane Perkins
Jesse Augustus Perkins

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  • Marriage
    1 January 1874
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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 (20)

    • Chas A Perkins, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Charles A. Perkins in entry for Jess W. Perkins and Alta Pearl Kimberling, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"
    • Charles A Perkins, "United States Census, 1900"

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