John Perkins Sr.

1887–1958 (Age 70)
Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States

The Life of John

When John Perkins Sr. was born on 17 August 1887, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, his father, Ben P Perkins, was 22 and his mother, Francis Jefferson, was 17. He married Rosa Anna Price McCoy on 18 May 1912, in Warren, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Beat 5, Bolivar, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 5, Warren, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1958, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

John Perkins Sr.
1887–1958
Rosa Anna Price McCoy
1897–1978
Marriage: 18 May 1912
John Perkins Jr.
1913–1976
Samuel Lee Perkins
Joseph Samuel Perkins
1914–1993
Albert Lee Perkins
1916–1986
Mary Jane Perkins
1918–
Irine Perkins
1920–2002
Ollie Perkins
1922–
Ben Perkins
1923–2001
Oliver Perkins
1926–1937
Thelma Perkins
1928–
Melvin Perkins
1930–
Roosevelt Perkins
1934–2018

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
18 May 1912
Warren, Mississippi, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Ben P Perkins

    Male1865–Male

  • Francis Jefferson

    Female1870–1892Female

siblings

(12)

  • Sarah Perkins

    Female1887–Female

  • Male1887–1958Male

  • Emma Perkins

    Female1890–1976Female

  • Lucy Perkins

    Female1892–Female

  • Ella Perkins

    Female1894–1976Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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.

Sources (3)

  • John Perkins in household of Ben P Perkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Perkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Perkins Sr., "United States Census, 1930"

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