Porter Dewey Perkins

Male16 August 1898–24 July 1966

Brief Life History of Porter Dewey

Porter Dewey Perkins was born on 16 August 1898, in Allen, Kentucky, United States as the son of Susie Emaline Perkins. He married Elizabeth T “Lizzie” Marr on 6 April 1919, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 24 July 1966, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Bethlehem Missionary Church Cemetery, Allen, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Porter Dewey Perkins
1898–1966
Elizabeth T “Lizzie” Marr
1898–1930
Marriage: 6 April 1919
John Dewey Perkins
1915–1965
Gerald Dwayne Perkins
1922–1925

Sources (17)

  • Porter D Perkins in household of Peter Grossman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Porter D Perkins, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Porter Dewey Perkins, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1967"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1919Sumner, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1900 · Governor Shot

    Age 2

    On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 18

    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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