Samuel Perkins Descendants

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  • ID: I00296
  • Name: Samuel PERKINS 1 2 3 4 5
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 23 JAN 1783 in North Carolina 6 5
  • Death: 20 JUN 1853 in Hardin Co. TN
  • Fact 2: In the early 1830's Samuel moved his family to Hardin Co. TN and began farming with close to 1000 acres of land
  • Burial: Perkins Cemetery, Hardin Co. TN
  • Event: Fact About 1815 Samuel moved his family from Anson Co. NC to Giles Co. TN and there settled as a farmer
  • Note:
    A native of North Carolina, of English and Scotch extraction and a representative of a family that settled in the Carolinas during the colonial period. He was twice married. By his first wife, whose maiden name was March and whom he wedded in North Carolina, he had six children. Some time after her death, he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Ussery, a native of Tennessee and a member of one of the respected families of the state. As a result of their union, eight children were born. Anna Ussery Perkins died in Hardin Co.,Tenn. The father lived to the ripe old age of seventy-six. Both were members of the Christian church, in which they reared their family. By occupation the father was a farmer, in politics he was Democratic, and as an honorable and upright citizen he stood high in his community.[a15940.ged]

    WILL OF SAMUEL PERKINS

    I, Samuel Perkins of the county of Hardin and State of Tennessee being of sound mind and body but knowing the uncertainty of life and sensible of my liability to sudden death judge it best to make and do hereby make my last will and testament.
    It is my will and desire that my just debts and the expenses of my funeral be paid by my executors hereafter named and appointed, as soon as conveniently may be after my decease, and whereas I have two families of children or children by two wifes and having given some of my children a portion of my property, and being dis-posed to do equal justice to all and give the same amount to all I here name my children and the amount they have respectfully received from me.
    Oldest son, Hugh N. Perkins, has received from me seven hundred and fifteen dollars; my second son, John G. Perkins, has received of me seven hundred and fifteen; my third son, William N. Perkins, has received of me six hundred and sixty three dollars; my fourth Son, Ebenezer M. Perkins, has received of me five hundred and ninty two dollars; my fifth son, Soloman Perkins, has received of me five hundred and ninty two dollars; my sixth child and daughter, Lucinda Fowler, has received of me seven hundred and fifteen dollars; my seventh child and daughter, Amanda Wade, has received of me five hundred dollars; my eighth child and son, Hardiman Perkins, has received of me seven hundred and fifteen dollars; my ninth child and daughter, Mary Ann Sanders, has received of me four hundred and ninety eight; my twelveth child and son, Joseph Perkins,has received of me seven hundred and twenty seven dollars; my thirteenth child and son, Simeon Perkins nothing -- but it is my desire and will that the said Simeon Perkins shall reveive from ye executors hereafter named in property or cash at his discreation an amount sufficient to make his portion equal to the other children herein before named; my fourtheenth child and daughter, Eliza Ann Perkins, has received of me five hundred and fifty dollars. Sons Ebenezer N. Perkins and Hardiman Perkins executors. Will dated 10-14-1851

    Original Will located in Hardin Co. TN Loose Court Records.

    Copy of Will found in the files in County Court Clerk's, Marshall County at Lewisburg, Tennessee

    Inventories returned by executors of said will and recorded 10-3-1855




    Marriage 1 Elizabeth MARSH b: ABT. 1790 in Mecklenburg County NC
    • Married: ABT. 1800 in Mecklenburg or Anson Co. NC
    • Married: 1802 in North Carolina 6 5
    Children
    1. Has Children Hugh M. PERKINS b: ABT. 1803 in Anson Co. NC
    2. Has Children John G. PERKINS b: ABT. 1807 in Anson Co. NC
    3. Has Children William M. PERKINS b: 19 JAN 1809 in Anson Co. NC
    4. Has Children Ebenezer M. PERKINS b: 1 MAR 1810 in Anson Co. NC
    5. Has Children Solomon Manie PERKINS b: 8 OCT 1814 in Anson Co. NC
    6. Has Children Lucinda PERKINS b: 26 JAN 1816 in Giles Co. TN

    Marriage 2 Anna USSERY b: ABT. 1795
    • Married: ABT. 1820 in Giles Co. TN
    Children
    1. Has Children Amanda PERKINS b: 21 OCT 1821 in Giles Co. TN
    2. Has Children Hardeman PERKINS b: 10 FEB 1823 in Giles Co. TN
    3. Has Children Catherine PERKINS b: ABT. 1826 in Giles Co. TN
    4. Has Children Samuel S. PERKINS b: 29 OCT 1827 in Giles Co. TN
    5. Has Children Mary Ann PERKINS b: ABT. 1830
    6. Has Children Joseph Rushing PERKINS b: 17 MAR 1831 in Hardin Co. TN
    7. Has No Children Simeon PERKINS b: 13 FEB 1833 in Hardin Co. TN
    8. Has No Children Eliza Ann PERKINS b: ABT. 1836

    Sources:
    1. Title: a17584 2.FTW
      Repository:
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Jul 2, 2002
    2. Title: Perkins2.FTW
      Repository:
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Aug 17, 2002
    3. Title: SPerkins.ged
      Repository:
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Jan 21, 2003
    4. Title: Researce Papers Ethel Perkins Melbert
      Author: Ethel Perkins Melbert
      Publication: 1977
      Repository:
      Media: Manuscript
      Note: Ancestors and descendants of Hugh M Perkins and his wife Anne Chairs
    5. Title: a15940.ged
      Repository:
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Mar 24, 2003
    6. Title: Researce Papers Ethel Perkins Melbert
      Author: Ethel Perkins Melbert
      Publication: 1977
      Repository:
      Media: Manuscript
      Page: Tree #2702
      Text: Date of Import: Jan 29, 1999

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