Fielding James Perkerson1,2,3

ID# 20460, (abt 1804 - 1878)
FatherJoel Perkerson2
MotherElizabeth [surname unknown]2 (abt 1782 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1804, Amelia, Virginia4,5,6
Marriage: 16 Apr 1835, Halifax Co., Virginia, Elizabeth Ann Flora (about 1815 - 17 Dec 1875)1,7,8
Death: 6 Jun 1878, Halifax Co., Virginia2
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

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Narrative:

     Fielding James Perkerson was born about 1804 in Amelia, Virginia.4,5,6
     Fielding married Elizabeth Ann Flora, daughter of Elisha Flora and Genette Young, on 16 Apr 1835 in Halifax Co., Virginia.1,7,8
     Fielding and Elizabeth Ann Flora appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 3 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $1,200. Their children William, Sarah, James, Elizabeth and Fielding were listed as living with them, as was his mother, Elizabeth [surname unknown].They seem to have been living close to her cousin Melcajah Rhum Toot and his family as they were listed as the second preceding household.3
     Fielding and Elizabeth appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 11 Jun 1860, reporting no real estate but personal estate of $70. Their children Elizabeth, Fielding, Jennie and Mary were listed as living with them. They seem to still have been living close to her cousin Melcajah Rhum Toot and his family as they were listed as the seventh preceding household. In addition, her sister Harriett also was by then living close by, being listed as the fifth preceding household.9
     Fielding and Elizabeth appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 24 Aug 1870, reporting no real estate but personal estate of $100. Their children Fielding, Jennie and Mary were listed as living with them.10
     He was a farmer. In 1860 he reported had no land but did have $50 worth of implements. He reported 1 horse, 3 milch cows, 1 other cow, and 2 swine, valued at $90. In the year ending June 1 the farm produced 33 bushels of wheat, 150 of Indian corn, 80 of oats, 1,700 lb. of tobacco, 3 bushels of peas, 6 of Irish potatoes, 20 lb. of butter and $80 worth of home manufactures. He reported $109 worth of animals were slaughtered.9,10,11
     His wife died on 17 Dec 1875 in Halifax Co., Virginia.12
     Fielding died on 6 Jun 1878 in Halifax Co., Virginia.2

Children:
     Children with Elizabeth Ann Flora:

Citations

  1. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Fielding Perkerson and Elizabeth Ann Flora, citing FHL #31918 and ID 150.
  2. [S6095] "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," FamilySearch.org, record for Fielding James Perkinson, citing FHL #2056983.
  3. [S6476] Ferlding Purkinson household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  4. [S6476] Ferlding Purkinson household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 46 and state.
  5. [S6487] Fielding Perkerson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 56 and state.
  6. [S6095] "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," FamilySearch.org, record for Fielding James Perkinson, citing FHL #2056983, shows age 74 at death 6 Jun 1878, and town.
  7. [S6476] Ferlding Purkinson household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  8. [S6095] "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," FamilySearch.org, record for Fielding James Perkinson, citing FHL #2056983, shows her as his wife; and record for Elizabeth A. Parkinson, citing FHL #2056983, shows him as her spouse.
  9. [S6487] Fielding Perkerson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  10. [S6489] Fielding Perkinson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  11. [S6506] Fielding Perkerson farm, 1860 U.S. Census, agriculture schedule, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  12. [S6095] "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," FamilySearch.org, record for Elizabeth A. Parkinson, citing FHL #2056983.
  13. [S6476] Ferlding Purkinson household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  14. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Wm. H. Perkinson and Martha H. Guthroy, citing FHL#31918.
  15. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Anderson Smith and Sarah F. Perkinson, citing FHL#31918.
  16. [S6095] "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," FamilySearch.org, record for Jas. E. Parkerson, citing FHL #31941.
  17. [S6487] Fielding Perkerson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  18. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for James E Wilborne and Elizabeth A Perkinson, citing FHL#2048454.
  19. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for F. C. Perkerson and B. J. Vaughan, citing FHL#2048454; and record for F. C. Perkerson and Maggie D. Carter, citing same.
  20. [S6496] T. C. Perkerson, Certificate of Death.
  21. [S6489] Fielding Perkinson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  22. [S6511] Jennie C. Perkinson, Certificate of Death.
  23. [S6488] Mollie Perkerson Terry, Certificate of Death.