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264. Jenckes PERKINS was born on Jan 6, 1762 in South Kingston, Rhode Island. He died on Mar 17, 1812 in Whitestone, New York. Part III of the Centennial Edition of the DAR Patriot Index has listed:
Perkins, Jenakes: b 9-6-1762 RI ci 3-17-1812 NY in Elizabeth Wanton Pvt RI
He was buried in 1812 in Old Cemetary, Oriskany, NY 56. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.3, p. —Serial: 11999; Volume: 8 He is reference number 23294 IGI Record Film # 1239525 Page 1110. Jenckes Perkins (1762-1812) served as private in Capt. Stephen Babcock's company, Col. William Barton's corps of Light Horse, Rhode Island troops. He was born in South Kingston, R. I.; died in Oriskany, N. Y.

Database: Periodical Source Index Bibliography - Jenckes Perkins Letter, 1784, S. Kingston

Periodical Title: Boulder Genealogical Society Quarterly August 1970 Vol.2 Iss.2
ACPL Holdings: v.1- 1969-
ACPL Call Number: OPEN
ISSN Number: 0735-6730
Publisher: Boulder Genealogical Society
Publisher Address: PO Box 3246 : Boulder, CO 80307-3246

After the war, Jenckes married and continued to reside at South Kingston, RI until about 1807 when he moved to Orsikany (Oneida County) NY. There he engaged with Col. Garret G. Lansing in the milling business, which he followed until his death.


His wife, Elizabeth, put in application # R8108 for Revolutionary Pension

His first name is variously spelled Jenkins or Jenkes or Jencks or Jenckes.Famous (in the family) letter:

South Kingstown August 31, 1784

Most kind and ever honored mother. After my humble duty to you I take this opportunity to acquaint you of an affair of the greatest weight and importance (viz) that of my marriage and as I have had some considerable acquaintance with the young lady (Miss Betsy Wanton) and find her to be endowed with many commendable and virtuous Qualities and one that is truly deserving of me or of one much Better I do in these lines Present you with my request which is to ask the objections if any there be why the affair may not (prosper) and as I would act nothing in the affair that is (very material) without your knowledge, free consent and approbation, I thought it my duty at this time to aquaint you with it, therefore I pray you to consider the matter over and see if you shall be willing to accept her into the family as one of your children. But as it is a matter of consideration and an affair in which ------ well ------ happiness for this life I hope you will duly consider it and please make your determination known.

Meanwhile I rest your dutiful son and humble servant.
Jenckes Perkins
Jenckes PERKINS and Elizabeth WANTON were married on May 8, 1785 in Richmondtown, RI.

265. Elizabeth WANTON was born in 1761 in Newton, Massachusetts?. She died in 1843. Children were:



Zebulon Wanton PERKINS.


Nathaniel PERKINS was born on Nov 27, 1791 in Watertown, , New York, USA. He died in 1861 in Watertown, , New York, USA. Densmore, Lyman Willard. The Hartwells in America. Hartwell-Lorenzen Inc. Saginaw, Michigan. 1956. Author: Lyman Willard Densmore Call Number: CS71.H337
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HARTWELL, SARAH-6 (Thomas-5 Peter-4 John-3 John-2 William-1), b Oct. 8, 1795, d Sept. 30, 1854 atWatertown, N. Y., m Sept. 12, 1813, NATHANIEL PERKINS, b Nov. 27, 1791, d 1861 at Watertown.
*1085 SUSAN, b Jan. 1, 1815 at Whitestown, Oneida Co., N. Y., d July 6, 1844,
m Sept. 18, 1832, LORENZO ALLEN. Had Issue,

*1086 ELIZABETH WANTON, b Jan. 26, 1818 at Whitestown, d Feb. 7, 1903 at
Watertown, N. Y., m Mar. 5, 1857, JAMES STEWART, b Johnstown, N. Y.,
Oct. 19, 1810, d Aug. 6, 1879. He was a manufacturer of carriages, sleighs,
etc. at Watertown, N. Y. They had Issue,
2416 JAMES WILSON, b Dec. 9, 1857, d unm May 28, 1933.
2417 GEORGE LINCOLN, b May 16, 1861, d Syracuse, N. Y., Jan. 21, 1936.
2418 SARAH ELIZABETH, b Mar. 21, 1863, d unm Aug. 30, 1940.

*1087 MARY ANN, b May 12, 1820. d Feb. 6, 1887 or 1888, m Sept. 2, 1846 or 1849
LOFTUS WAKEFIELD, b Oct. 18, 1819, d Apr. 30, 1874. They had issue:
*2419 BYRON J., b Mar. 12, 1851.
*2420 MARY ELLA, b May 20, 1853.

*1088 JAY, b Nov. 22, 1821. at Whitestown, N. Y., d June 17, 1864, m October 1845,
JANE LAWRENCE. They had issue:
*2422 EDWARD married ? and had issue:
3994 HENRY, d East Syracuse, N. Y. m MAUD BROWN.

*1089 HARRIET, b Sept. 11, 1823 in Orleans, N. Y., m Sept. 21, 1846,
DeWITT C. CUMINGS (or COMINS), who d Dec.1894. They had issue:
*2423 SARAH ELIZABETH, b Aug. 1850 (?), d Feb. 1930,
*2424 GEORGE, d young.
*2425 DeWITT, unm.

1090 THOMAS, b June 25, 1825, d Oct. 21, 1825.
1091 EDWARD, b Aug. 15, 1826, m June 1857, AMELIA PARKER
They had a daughter Minnie Jane Perkins 22 March 1860.
She married George Henry Wood on 16 May 1878, in Watertown, NY, they had four children:
Henrietta (1879),
Frank, who died young at 19 (1886),
Hazel (1894) and
Isabelle born in 1897
Isabelle's grandaughter is Lisa Frazier of Silver Spring, MD

1092 JENCKS, b Sept. 22, 1828, d June 6, 1847.
1093 SARAH JANE, b Apr. 23, 1830 in Watertown, N. Y., d in Buffalo, June 21,
1910, m in Watertown, 1849, JAMES B. ROBBINS, toolmaker, b Watertown
about 1826, d there about 1880. They had issue:
2426 HARTWELL J., b Feb. 11, 1853, d Apr. 18, 1863.
2427 HORACE ELLSWORTH, b Jan. 16, 1861, d Aug. 9, 1862.
*2428 JAMES B., b Sept. 5, 1867. d. Feb. 26, 1908 in Watertown, N. Y.,
m July 10, 1889, CARRIE G. WEBB, b July 12, 1866, d Nov. 2, 1928.
He was a Y. M. C. A. secretary. They had issue:
3995 HARTWELL B., b July 16, 1895, m June 21, 1928,
GRACE KEMP of Lindsay, Ont., b Jan.11, 1894. 2 ch.
2429 ALLIE FLORENCE, b June 29, 1837, m July 11, 1894,
WILBUR H. CRAFT, b Nov. 11, 1871, d Apr. 30, 1941. He was a
jeweler in Buffalo for 48 years.

1094 HARTWELL, b Watertown, N. Y., Apr. 26, 1832, d Jan. 1900, m Feb. 1851,
EMMA DAVIS; m 2d w RACHEL LOUISE SMITH, b Manlius, N. Y. No ch by
either marriage.

1094A ALETTA, b Apr. 2, 1835, d Aug. 15, 1835.