William H. Perkerson1,2,3

ID# 20471, (abt 1836 - bef 1900)
FatherFielding James Perkerson4,3 (abt 1804 - 6 Jun 1878)
MotherElizabeth Ann Flora4,3 (abt 1815 - 17 Dec 1875)

Key Events:

Birth: about 1836, Halifax Co., Virginia5,6,7
Marriage: 27 Nov 1860, Halifax Co., Virginia, Martha H. Guthrie (Dec 1833 - 6 Feb 1917)3
Death: before 19008,9,10
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

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Narrative:

     William H. Perkerson was born about 1836 in Halifax Co., Virginia.5,6,7 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of his parents, Fielding James Perkerson and Elizabeth Ann Flora.11
     William and his brother James appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 14 Jun 1860, in the household of A. J. Blankenship, a section master, and his wife. They and a third man listed there were shown as laborers.12
     William married Martha H. Guthrie, daughter of John Guthrie and Mary Anne New, on 27 Nov 1860 in Halifax Co., Virginia.3
     William died before 1900, probably before 1870 as his wife was living with her sister and her family by then, working as a domestic servant. William has not been found in any records after his marriage, but neither has a death record been found.8,9,10

Children:
     There were no children with Martha H. Guthrie

Citations

  1. [S6476] Ferlding Purkinson household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as William Purkinson.
  2. [S6508] A. J. Blankenship household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Wm. Perkinson.
  3. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Wm. H. Perkinson and Martha H. Guthroy, citing FHL#31918.
  4. [S6476] Ferlding Purkinson household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6476] Ferlding Purkinson household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 14 and state.
  6. [S6508] A. J. Blankenship household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 24 and state.
  7. [S3519] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," FamilySearch.org, record for Wm. H. Perkinson and Martha H. Guthroy, citing FHL#31918, shows age 24 at marriage 27 Nov 1860, county, and state.
  8. [S6507] Wiatt Osbourne household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows his wife living with her sister and her family, working as a domestic servant.
  9. [S6504] C. J. Ragland household, 1900 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows his wife as widowed.
  10. [S6502] Martha H. Perkerson, Certificate of Death, shows shows her as a widow.
  11. [S6476] Ferlding Purkinson household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  12. [S6508] A. J. Blankenship household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.