|Death: ||Apr. 20, 1914|
New Jersey, USA
Jane is the daughter of Benjamin Perkins and his wife Jane Lawrence. She married Rev. Thomas S Childs, D.D. as his second wife on August 24, 1864 in Roxbury, MA. Jane and Thomas' marriage is also recorded as having taken place on September 3, 1864 in CT. The couple had only one child: Thomas Childs was born on March 24, 1866 in Norwalk, CT and died in infancy.
Record of Perkins family can be found in the Perkins Family Papers, 1784-1861, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan:
"Benjamin Perkins was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on June 8, 1797, the son of David Perkins (1770-1859), a merchant, and Hannah Fabens (1771-1851). In 1823 [27 Oct 1823 Salem, Essex, MA], he married Jane Lawrence (1799-1890), daughter of Abel Lawrence and Abigail Page, and they moved to Hanover, New Hampshire, and then to Boston, where Benjamin established the publishing firm of Perkins & Marvin. They had several children: Charles (1824-1887), who became a clerk in Plymouth, New Hampshire; Mary (1826-1891); Jane (b. 1829); Benjamin (b. 1831); and Francis (b. 1833). The family was affiliated with the Congregational church and Benjamin Perkins served for 40 years as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Home Missionary Society." Not listed above is son John Bulkeley Lawrence Perkins (d: bef 1850)
Thomas Spencer Childs (1825 - 1914)
Rock Creek Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Created by: Kathy
Record added: Aug 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74399119
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