Leah Mabel Morrill

19 August 1871–5 August 1953 (Age 81)
West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Leah Mabel

When Leah Mabel Morrill was born on 19 August 1871, in West Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Otis Morrill, was 34 and her mother, Amelia Blackstock, was 31. She married William H. "Willie" Perkins on 27 May 1896, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1880 and Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 40 years. She died on 5 August 1953, in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

William H. "Willie" Perkins
Leah Mabel Morrill
Marriage: 27 May 1896
Hazel A. Perkins
Thelma Whittier Perkins
Phillip Arnold Perkins
Harriet Evelyn Perkins

Spouse and Children

    William H. "Willie" Perkins



27 May 1896
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States


    Hazel A. Perkins



    Phillip Arnold Perkins


    Harriet Evelyn Perkins


Parents and Siblings

    George Otis Morrill


    Amelia Blackstock




World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morrell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leah M Perkins in household of William H Perkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leah M Perkins in household of William Perkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leah M Perkins in household of Willie H Perkins, "United States Census, 1930"

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