Grover Stevenson Perkins

Male8 March 1893–11 January 1970

Brief Life History of Grover Stevenson

When Grover Stevenson Perkins was born on 8 March 1893, in Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Moses Samuel PERKINS, was 30 and his mother, Anna Maria Littlefield, was 30. He married Esselyn Gilman on 8 June 1915, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Wells, York, Maine, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 January 1970, in Ogunquit, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in York, York, Maine, United States.

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Grover Stevenson Perkins
Esselyn Gilman
Marriage: 8 June 1915
Muriel Perkins
Marcelle Perkins
Marlow Stevenson Perkins

Sources (18)

  • Grover S Perkins in household of Moses S Perkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Unknown, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Grover S. Perkins, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1915Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 3

    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.

    1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

    Age 5

    During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 23

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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