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William Perkins
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jul. 30, 1865, At Sea

William Perkins perished with the sinking of the steamer Brother Jonathan off Crescent City, California. His body was later recovered and buried here.
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THE BROTHER JONATHAN DISASTER.
DESCRIPTION OF BODIES FOUND AND BURIED
Jacksonville (Oregon), August 16th.--The following was received this evening by B. F. Dowell from R. Dugan, of Crescent City:
Through the politeness of our Coroner, J. E. Eldridge, I was permitted to take an abstract from his books of the names and descriptions of the bodies found and buried by him in the city burial grounds from the ill-fated Brother Jonathan to this date as follows:
...No. 25, William Perkins of San Francisco;
(Sacramento Daily Union, August 17, 1865; 2:3)
 
 
Burial:
Brother Jonathan Cemetery
Crescent City
Del Norte County
California, USA
 
Created by: Steve
Record added: Jun 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112970734
William Perkins
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