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Abraham Perkins, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hilmorton, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Place of Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery, Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac Perkins, of Ipswich; Alice Perkins and Alice Perkins
Husband of Mary Perkins and Mary Perkins
Father of David Perkins; Caleb Perkins; Abraham Perkins, Jr.; Mary Fifield (Perkins); Luke Perkins and 9 others
Brother of Jacob Perkins; Abigail Perkins; Isaac Perkins, of Hampton; Hannah Perkins; Lydia Perkins and 1 other
Half brother of Sarah Perkins; Elizabeth Perkins and Thomas Perkins

Occupation: First settler, Hampton NH; miller, clerk of the market, constable, and tavern keeper.
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About Abraham Perkins, Sr.

son of Isaac Perkins (b 1572) of Ipswich & his 2nd wife Alice.

From:Find A Grave Memorial# 98819259

  • Abraham PERKINS
  • Birth:  Jan. 28, 1608 in Warwickshire, England
  • Death: Aug. 31, 1683 in Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
  • He was christened on 28 January 1608 in Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England.
  • 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 [a twin]
    • Abraham Perkins Jr.-2 Sep 1639 - 13 Jun 1677 [a twin]
    • 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 recognized 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.
  • Family links: 
    • Spouse:   Mary Wythe Perkins (1618 - 1706)*
    • Children:
      • Mary Perkins (1639 - 1670)*
      •  Abraham Perkins (1639 - 1677)*
      • Luke Perkins (1641 - 1709)*
      • Humphrey Perkins (1642 - 1643)*
      • James Perkins (1644 - 1644)*
      • Timothy Perkins (1646 - 1656)*
      • James Perkins (1647 - 1731)*
      • Jonathan Perkins (1650 - 1688)*
      • David Perkins (1653 - 1736)*
      • Timothy Perkins (1657 - 1659)*
      • Humphrey Perkins (1661 - 1711)*
  • Note: Head Stone is probably deteriorated. I did not see one for him on 4/16/2013
  • Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery in Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
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From: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/n/e/l/Valerie-F-Nelson/GENE3-0002.html

2. ABRAHAM3 PERKINS (ISAAC2, THOMAS1)

  • was born 28 Jan 1608 in Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England, and
  • died 31 Aug 1683 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH.
  • He married
    • MARY WISE Bef. 1639, daughter of HUMPHREY WISE and
    • SUSAN UNKNOWN. She was born Abt. 1618 in England, and died 29 May 1706 in Hampton, Rockingham, NH.

More About ABRAHAM PERKINS:

  • Christening: 28 Jan 1609, Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
  • Immigration: Bef. 1638, Unknown
  • Will: 22 Aug 1683, Hampton, Rockingham, NH     
  • Children of ABRAHAM PERKINS and MARY WISE are: 4.
    • i. ABRAHAM4 PERKINS, b. 02 Sep 1639, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 13 Jun 1677, Hampton, Rockingham, NH,
      • Killed by Indians.
    • ii. MARY PERKINS, b. 02 Sep 1639, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 29 May 1670, Hampton, Rockingham, NH;
      • m. GILES FIFIELD, 07 Jun 1652, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; b. Abt. 1629, Prob England; d. 05 Oct 1676, Hampton, Rockingham, NH.
      • Notes for MARY PERKINS: Twin to Abraham. Baptism: 15 Dec 1639, Hampton, Rockingham, NH
      • Notes for GILES FIFIELD: Brother to William? 5.
    • iii. LUKE PERKINS, b. Abt. 1641, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 20 Mar 1709, Charlestown, Middlesex, Mass. 
    • iv. HUMPHREY PERKINS, b. 22 Jan 1642, Hampton, Rockingham, NH. Notes for HUMPHREY PERKINS: Died young.
    •  v. JAMES PERKINS, b. 11 Apr 1644, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 1647, Hampton, Rockingham, NH. Notes for JAMES PERKINS: Died young.
    • vi. TIMOTHY PERKINS, b. Jul 1646, Hampton, Rockingham, NH. Notes for TIMOTHY PERKINS: Died young.  
    • vii. JAMES PERKINS, b. 05 Oct 1647, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. Bef. 09 Dec 1731, Hampton, Rockingham, NH;
      • m. (1) MARY UNKNOWN;
      • m. (2) LEAH COX, 13 Dec 1681, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; b. 21 Apr 1661, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 19 Feb 1749, Hampton, Rockingham, NH.
      • More About JAMES PERKINS: Probate: 09 Dec 1731, Hampton, Rockingham, NH 
    • viii. JONATHAN PERKINS, b. 30 May 1650, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 24 Jan 1689, Ipswich, Essex, Mass;
      • m. SARAH UNKNOWN, 20 Dec 1682, Exeter, Rockingham, NH; b. Abt. 1663, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 01 Sep 1748, Prob Hampton, NH.
    •  ix. DAVID PERKINS, b. 28 Feb 1653, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 01 Oct 1736, Hampton, Rockingham, NH;
      • m. ELIZABETH BROWN, Abt. 1676; b. 17 Oct 1654, Newbury, Essex, Mass; d. 14 Jul 1735, Hampton, Rockingham, NH.6.
    • x. ABIGAIL PERKINS, b. 12 Apr 1655, Hampton, Rockingham, NH.
    • xi. TIMOTHY PERKINS, b. 27 Jun 1657, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 27 Jun 1660, Hampton, Rockingham, NH. Notes for TIMOTHY PERKINS: Died young.
    • xii. SARAH PERKINS, b. 26 Jul 1659, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 1683, Hampton, Rockingham, NH. 
    • xiii. HUMPHREY PERKINS, b. 17 May 1661, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. 07 Jan 1712, Hampton, Rockingham, NH;
      • m. MARTHA MOULTON, Bef. 1688, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; b. 16 Nov 1666, Hampton, Rockingham, NH; d. Nov 1693, Hampton, Rockingham, NH. 
    • xiv. CALEB PERKINS.

Abraham Perkins b.1613 England d.1681 married Mary Wyeth b.1618 d.1706

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sources

  1. A genealogy of the wives of the American presidents and their first two ... By Craig Hart page 59
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From: http://cindyhcasey.com/MORROW/perkins.bak

  • Generation No. 3
    • 4. ABRAHAM3 PERKINS (ISAAC2, TOMAS1) was born Abt. 1603, and died August 31, 1683. He married MARY WYETH.
    • Notes for ABRAHAM PERKINS: Abraham and descendants from NEHGR v. 50 pg. 35
  • Children of ABRAHAM PERKINS and MARY WYETH are:
    • 7. i. MARY4 PERKINS, b. Bef. September 15, 1639; d. Bef. May 02, 1672.
    • 8. ii. ABRAHAM PERKINS, b. September 02, 1639.
    • 9. iii. LUKE PERKINS, b. Abt. 1640; d. March 20, 1709/10, Charlest..
    • iv. HUMPFREY PERKINS, b. January 23, 1641/42.
    • 10. v. JAMES PERKINS, b. April 11, 1644; d. 1731.
    • vi. TIMOTHY PERKINS, b. June 29, 1656.
    • vii. JAMES PERKINS, b. October 05, 1647.
    • 11. viii. JONATHAN PERKINS, b. May 30, 1650.
    • ix. ABIGAIL PERKINS, b. April 12, 1655; m. JOHN FOLSOM.
    • x. TIMOTHY PERKINS, b. June 29, 1657; d. June 27, 1660.
    • xi. SARAH PERKINS, b. July 26, 1659; d. 1683.
    • 12. xii. HUMPHREY PERKINS, d. January 07, 1711/12.
    • 13. xiii. DAVID PERKINS, b. February 28, 1653/54, Beverly; d. October 01, 1736.
      • Children of DAVID PERKINS and ELIZABETH BROWN are:
        • 26. i. DAVID5 PERKINS , JR., b. 1677; d. Abt. 1737.
        • ii. MARY PERKINS.
        • 27. iii. NATHAN PERKINS, b. Bef. September 13, 1685; d. 1723.
        • iv. ABRAHAM PERKINS, b. 1683; d. 1746; m. (1) TABITHA NILES, May 23, 1708; m. (2) MARGARET CROSS, June 29, 1718. Notes for ABRAHAM PERKINS: baptised 13th, 11th mo. 1683-4; sold negro Rose to Capt. Nathanial Niles, July 19, 1718; four children

        • 28. v. THOMAS PERKINS, b. May 08, 1688, Bridgewater; d. June 05, 1761.
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Abraham Perkins, Sr.'s Timeline

1608
January 28, 1608
Hilmorton, Warwickshire, England
January 28, 1608
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
1609
January 28, 1609
Age 1
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
January 28, 1609
Age 1
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
January 28, 1609
Age 1
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
1638
1638
Age 29
1638
Age 29
England
1639
September 2, 1639
Age 31
Hampton, NH
September 2, 1639
Age 31
Hampton, (Present Rockingham County), North Plantation (Present New Hampshire), (Present USA)
1641
1641
Age 32
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States