Name: William "Billy" PERKINS
Birth: 1 OCT 1842
Death: AUG 1944 in Oregon Co, Mo
Burial: Jolliff Cemetery, Oregon Co, MO
Change Date: 20 NOV 2009
His uncle Solomon also had a son named William, b abt 1846.
Called Uncle Billie. Lived to be 102 years old.
In 1880 William (30) was in Oregon Co, Moore twp. living with his brother George (25).
1900 Oregon Co, Mo, Moore twp, #83
Perkins, William - b Oct 1848 Mo, par b Ky/Tn
. . . . . Della - b Jan 1877 IL, par b Ky
. . . . . Frances M - b Feb 1896 Mo
. . . . . Nancy - b Jan 1897 Mo
. . . . . Delmar - b Apr 1900 Mo
Huddleston, Albert (boarder) - b Mar 1876 Mo, par b Mo
William's daughter, Nancy Perkins Green said, "Father had one brother, George Perkins, and 3 sisters, Jane Anderson, Aggie Starks, and Rhoda Boyd. Mother had 3 brothers, Lige, Bill & Dock Jolliff, and 3 sisters, Mat Anderson, Lou Speck, and Sarry Massey."
During the Civil War this Billie Perkins was hung by the Bushwackers from a tree near Thomasville and someone cut him down and saved his life. (Story from Clara Trantham 1905-1995)
Find A Grave Memorial# 15525975
Father: Zimri PERKINS b: ABT 1823 in Missouri
Mother: Nancy E. BUFORD b: 23 NOV 1825 in Tennessee
Della JOLLIFF b: 17 DEC 1875
28 AUG 1893
in Oregon Co, MO
Oregon County Marriages:
Date Married: July 22, 1893
Date Returned: August 28, 1893
consent of William Jolliff, father
- Frances M. PERKINS b: 11 MAR 1895
- Nancy PERKINS b: JAN 1897 in Oregon Co, Missouri
- Clarence P. PERKINS b: 9 APR 1900
- Nellie PERKINS b: 9 AUG 1901
- Rosetta PERKINS