Arlene Jeanette Perkins

19 October 1921–24 July 2009 (Age 87)
Bethel, Bethel, Sullivan, New York, United States

The Life of Arlene Jeanette

When Arlene Jeanette Perkins was born on 19 October 1921, in Bethel, Bethel, Sullivan, New York, United States, her father, Fenton William Perkins, was 24 and her mother, Bessie Eva Wood, was 15. She died on 24 July 2009, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Fenton William Perkins
1897–1973
Bessie Eva Wood
1906–1941
Arlene Jeanette Perkins
1921–2009
Betty Laverne Perkins
1924–1990

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 5

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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