- Bio from Find-a-Grave
Abraham PERKINS was born on 28 January 1608 in Hillmorton, Warwick, England. He was christened on 28 January 1608 in Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England. He died on 31 August 1683, at the age of 75, in Hampton, Rockingham, NH.
Abraham Perkins married Mary Wythe in 1638 in Hillmorton,Warwickshire,England and came to the New World in 1638. He initially settled in Plymouth Colony for a brief time before removing to Hampton,Rockingham,NH. They were one of the first families to help settle the area. He and Mary were the parents of a large family of fourteen children, all born in Hampton.
Caleb Perkins-Abt 1638
Mary Perkins-2 Sep 1639-29 May 1670
Abraham Perkins Jr.-2 Sep 1639-13 Jun 1677
Luke Perkins-1641-20 Mar 1708/1709
Humphrey Perkins-22 Jan 1642-1643
James Perkins-11 Apr 1644-Dec 1644
Timothy Perkins-5 Oct 1646-Bef 1657
James Perkins-5 Oct 1647-9 Dec 1731
Jonathan Perkins-26 May 1650-24 Jan 1688
David Perkins-28 Feb 1653-1 Oct 1736
Abigail Perkins-12 Apr 1655
Timothy Perkins-29 Jun 1657-29 Ja 1659
Sarah Perkins-26 Jul 1659-Aft 1683
Humphrey Perkins-17 May 1661-7 Jan 1711
Early Settlers of Hampton, Rockingham, NH
Abraham Perkins was among the first settlers. He is described as being superior in point of education to the most of his contemporaries, writing a beautiful hand, and was often employed as an appraiser of estates, etc. He died in 1683.
Abraham Perkins is reconized as one of the historic founders of NH in 1638 He was possessed with a good education,was an excellent penman,town marshal in 1654,selectman between 1650 and 1683.