Abraham PERKINS, the Immigrant

Abraham PERKINS, the Immigrant

Male 1608 - 1683  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Abraham PERKINS 
    Suffix the Immigrant 
    Christened 28 Jan 1608  Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Find-A-Grave Memorial # 98819259  [1
    • 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.

      Another description:

      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.
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    Died 31 Aug 1683  Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Pine Grove Cemetery, Brookline, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I8696  Schuler
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2013 

    Family Mary WYETH,   b. Abt 1618, Nacton Parish, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1706, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 1638 
    Children 
    +1. Mary PERKINS,   b. 2 Sep 1639, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1670, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +2. David PERKINS, Sr.,   b. 28 Feb 1653, Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1736, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F3217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Jan 1608 - Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1683 - Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pine Grove Cemetery, Brookline, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA Link to Google Earth
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