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Solomon Perkins, Capt.

Birthdate: (80)
Death: November 4, 1809 (80)
New London County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Judge Luke Perkins and Lydia Perkins
Husband of Deborah Perkins
Father of Jonathan L. Perkins and Simeon Perkins
Brother of Elnathan Perkins; Eunice Forsythe and Ebenezer Perkins

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About Capt. Solomon Perkins

Capt Soloman Perkins, a volunteer, wounded in the fort (Griswold) with a musket ball through the neck and arm another through his side and sundry thrusts of the bayonet through the stomach & which has caused nervous irritations spasms & and rendered him unable to perform hard labour"

Source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris p 129-30


Capt. Solomon Perkins - Volunteer, Wounded, Age 52, wife & 10 children

Gravestone Inscription:

In memory of Capt Solomon Perkins who died Nov. 4th 1809 in the 81st year of his age

Ye British tyrants that have power And butchers wet with Humane Gore Judgement must come and you will be Rewarded for your Cruelty

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Capt. Solomon Perkins's Timeline

July 16, 1729
Age 29
Age 37
November 4, 1809
Age 80
New London County, Connecticut, United States
Groton, New London County, Connecticut, United States