Person:Catherine Perkins (7)

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Catherine E. Perkins
b.02 MAY 1827 New York
d.21 MAR 1908
m. BEF 1827
  1. Catherine E. Perkins1827 - 1908
  2. Alamander Perkins1831 -
  3. Lewis Perkins1833 -
  4. Samuel H Perkins1837 -
m. 15 SEP 1854
  1. Eliza J. Parke1855 - 1857
  2. William T. (Will) Parke1857 - 1924
  3. Lillian A. Parke1858 -
  4. Zenith Arthur (Arthur) Parke1867 - 1932
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Catherine E. Perkins
Gender Female
Birth[1][2][3][4][5] 02 MAY 1827 New York
Census[5] 1850 Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States
Marriage 15 SEP 1854 to William F. Parke
Census 1860 Valparaiso, Porter, Indianawith William F. Parke
Census 1870 Valparaiso, Porter, Indianawith William F. Parke
Census 1880 Valparaiso, Porter, Indianawith William F. Parke
Census[6][7] 1900 Porter, Indiana, United StatesCenter Township
Death[4] 21 MAR 1908
Burial[4] Valparaiso, Porter, Indiana, United StatesUnion Street Cemetery

CATHERINE E. PERKINS, daughter of ABRAHAM T. PERKINS and HARRIET HOPPER, was born on 2 May 1827 at New York. The death certificate of Catherine's son Zenith Arthur lists her birthplace as Adrian, Michigan. The Parke LDS records list her birthplace as Valparaiso. 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1800 census data agrees she was born in New York. She moved to Adrian Michigan around age 8 and lived her adult life in Valparaiso. She appeared on the census of 1850 at Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan.

She married WILLIAM F. PARKE on 15 Sep 1854 at the age of 27. William was 11 years older than Catherine when they married. It was a second marriage for William. They had children late in life. The couple had four children. Eliza, Will, Lillian and eight years later their youngest son Zenith Arthur (known as Arthur). Oldest daughter Eliza died at the age of fifteen months, just one month after the birth of brother Will.

She and WILLIAM F. PARKE appeared on the census of 1860 at Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana. She and WILLIAM F. PARKE appeared on the census of 1870 at Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana. She and WILLIAM F. PARKE appeared on the census of 1880 at Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana. She appeared on the census of 1900 at Center, Porter County, Indiana. She is living in the household of her daughter Lillian Parke Huntington.

She died on 21 Mar 1908 at age 80. She was buried at Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana.

Census

Catherine Perkins Parke Census
Year Source Image
1850 1850 US Federal Population Census: Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan
1860 1860 US Federal Census: Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
1870 1870 US Federal Census: Valparaiso Ward 3, Porter County, Indiana
1880 1880 US Federal Census: Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
1900 1900 US Federal Population Census: Center, Porter County, Indiana
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1880 US Federal Census: Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, 1880, Primary quality.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Z. Arthur Parke Death Certificate. (Death Certificate), 1932, Primary quality.
  3. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake Temple. LDS International Genealogical Index: Parke Perkins Marriage. (IGI Record, 2002), 1854, Primary quality.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Jill E. Blomberg. Union Street Cemetery Transcript. (Cemetery Record), 1908, Primary quality.
  5. 5.0 5.1 1850 US Federal Population Census: Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, 1850, Primary quality.
  6. 1900 US Federal Population Census: Center, Porter County, Indiana, 1900, Primary quality.
  7. She is living in the household of her daughter Lillian Parke Huntington.