John A Perkins

1856–
Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of John A

When John A Perkins was born about 1856, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Lemuel Perkins, was 37 and his mother, Mahala Rogers, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Lemuel Perkins
1819–1896
Mahala Rogers
1821–1906
Elwym C Perkins
1849–
John A Perkins
1856–

Parents & Siblings

  • Lemuel Perkins

    Male1819–1896Male

  • Mahala Rogers

    Female1821–1906Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 7

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

Age 7

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.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 49

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.

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.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: John A Perkins - Published information: birth-name: John A Perkins

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