Henry Roscoe Perkins

14 June 1905–23 December 1996 (Age 91)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Henry Roscoe

When Henry Roscoe Perkins was born on 14 June 1905, in Georgia, United States, his father, Henry Roscoe Perkins, was 27 and his mother, Grace Walton, was 23. He married Nancy Elizabeth Lois Russell on 30 May 1934. He lived in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States in 1961. He died on 23 December 1996, in Evans, Columbia, Georgia, United States, at the age of 91.

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Henry Roscoe Perkins
Nancy Elizabeth Lois Russell
Marriage: 30 May 1934

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    Nancy Elizabeth Lois Russell


30 May 1934

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    Henry Roscoe Perkins





World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 1

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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  • Dr Henry P Perkins in entry for Mrs Henry Roscoe Perkins, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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