Lydia (Goodwin) Perkins (1761 - 1841)

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Lydia (Goodwin) Perkins
1761 - 1841
updated February 06, 2019
Lydia Goodwin Perkins was born on October 4, 1761. She was born into the Goodwin family and married into the Perkins family. She died on October 25, 1841 at age 80.

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Lydia Goodwin Perkins died on October 25, 1841 at 80 years of age. She was born on October 4, 1761. We have no information about Lydia's family.
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1761 - 1841 World Events

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In 1802, at the age of 41 years old, Lydia was alive when on October 17th, the Treaty of Fort Confederation was signed between the Choctaw (a Native American tribe) and the United States Government. About 10,000 acres of Choctaw land were given up.

In 1811, she was 50 years old when on July 9th, British explorer, surveyor, and fur trader David Thompson posted a notice at the junction of the Columbia River and the Snake River - in modern-day Washington- claiming the area for the United Kingdom and stating the intention of the North West Company to build a trading post there. The trading post was built several years later.

In 1822, when she was 61 years old, on May 26th, 116 people died in the Grue Church fire - the biggest fire disaster in Norway's history. On Pentecost, the church was packed and a fire broke out on the outer wall of the southern transept. Within 15 minutes, the whole church was on fire and it burned to the ground. Almost half of the dead were under 16 and the cause of the fire is still unknown.

In 1830, at the age of 69 years old, Lydia was alive when 10,000 chests of opium were sold in China - one chest was 60–65 kilograms, about 140 pounds, and was worth nearly $740 in US dollars. This worked out to a trade of roughly 7.5 million US dollars in 1830.

In 1841, in the year of Lydia Goodwin Perkins's passing, on March 4th, William Henry Harrison was inaugurated as the ninth President of the United States. On April 4th, President Harrison died of pneumonia, becoming the first President who died in office - as well as the American president with the shortest term ever served. Vice-President John Tyler immediately became the tenth President of the United States.

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Lydia A. (Overland) Perkins
Born: around 1957
TX
Lydia (Preslar) Perkins
Born: around 1949
TX
Lydia D. (Zaragoza) Perkins
Born: around 1957
TX
Lydia Z. (Zbranek) Perkins
Born: around 1973
TX
Lydia D. (Turner) Perkins
Born: around 1988
TX
Lydia Perkins
Jun 26, 1912 - Jul 11, 1997
Pueblo, CO
Lydia M Perkins
Oct 4, 1916 - Apr 22, 1998
Thermopolis, WY
Lydia W Perkins
May 13, 1916 - Nov 21, 1995
Colorado Springs, CO
Lydia L Perkins
Oct 28, 1876 - Aug 15, 1970
Cedar City, MO
Lydia C Perkins
Nov 17, 1905 - Feb 26, 1995
Fresno, CA
Lydia Perkins
Aug 18, 1879 - September 1966
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Lydia Perkins
Oct 16, 1902 - January 1987
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lydia Adel Perkins
May 24, 1919 - Sep 1, 2008
Lufkin, Texas
Lydia Perkins
Sep 1, 1879 - Dec 15, 1966
Ralls, TX
Lydia P Perkins
Aug 12, 1907 - Apr 16, 2001
Elkins, AR
Lydia Perkins
May 21, 1896 - June 1983
Grand Junction, Tennessee

Other Perkinses

Amos Perkins
Jan 19, 1721 - Dec 9, 1793
John Perkins
Born: Oct 24, 1802
Daniel Perkins, Jr.
Sep 30, 1778 - Jun 25, 1858
Hannah Grindle Perkins
May 16, 1781 - Feb 5, 1838
Daniel Perkins
Jun 25, 1752 - Mar 10, 1830
Abigail Penny Perkins
Aug 3, 1752 - around 1810
John Perkins
around 1712 - around Mar 8, 1795
Elizabeth Pearce Pearce
Born: Jun 20, 1717
John Perkins
Born: May 21, 1774
Eizabeth Perkins
Born: Jan 6, 1736
Olive Perkins
Born: Jan 17, 1738
Mary Perkins
1742 - Nov 26, 1833
John Perkins
May 21, 1744 - Apr 2, 1817
Lydia Perkins
Born: around 146
Lucy Perkins
Born: Oct 1, 1749
Stover Perkins
Born: Feb 13, 1751

Other Goodwins

Sarah Gillett Goodwin
Sep 30, 1704 - Oct 24, 1792
Hannah Easton Goodwin
Born: Mar 4, 1709
Mehetable Goodwin Flower
Born: Mar 30, 1723
Mary Hawley Goodwin
Born: Feb 8, 1730
Elijah Goodwin
Aug 4, 1777 - Nov 4, 1859
Sarah Goodwin
Born: April 1668
John Goodwin
May 19, 1672 - Feb 2, 1757
Nathaniel Goodwin
July 1665 - Mar 12, 1746

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