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Susan Virginia Lightfoot Perkins
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1846
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1883
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA

Susan was born in Norfolk, VA, the youngest child of Dr. Samuel Lyle Lightfoot and his wife Mary Francis Columbia Lee.

She married Redding Blount Perkins, the son of Nathan Snowden Perkins and his wife Mary Elizabeth Blount of Edenton, NC on December 31, 1866 in Norfolk, VA.

They had four children: Mary Lee, William N., Nathan Snowden and Daisy Lightfoot.

For most of their married life Susan and Redding resided in Edenton, Chowan, NC. They were still living there when the 1880 census was taken.

Her husband purchased the 8-grave plot in Salem Cemetery on September 8th and she was buried the same day. He later left North Carolina, remarried, and spent the remainder of his life in Anniston, Calhoun, Alabama. His two sons, William and Nathan, moved with him. 
Family links: 
  Samuel Lisle Lightfoot (1805 - 1855)
  Mary Frances Columbia Lee Lightfoot (1807 - 1888)
  Redding Blount Perkins (1843 - 1901)
  Mary Lee Perkins Grogan (1869 - 1934)*
  Nathan Snowden Perkins (1876 - 1963)*
  Daisy Lightfoot Perkins (1878 - 1881)*
  Elizabeth A. Lightfoot Forbes (1831 - 1902)*
  Sallie Colgate Lightfoot Milligan (1836 - 1908)*
  Samuel Lisle Lightfoot (1839 - 1855)*
  Susan Virginia Lightfoot Perkins (1846 - 1883)
*Calculated relationship
In memory of / Susan V. / wife of / R. B. Perkins / Born at Norfolk, Va / Aug. 6, 1846 / Died at Winston, NC / Sept. 7, 1883 / Aged 37 years 1 month

Salem Cemetery
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Lot 8, Section R, Plot 5
Created by: EliseLB
Record added: Jan 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104204862
Susan Virginia <i>Lightfoot</i> Perkins
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Susan Virginia <i>Lightfoot</i> Perkins
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Susan Virginia <i>Lightfoot</i> Perkins
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