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 Eliza A Perkins
Cenotaph

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Eliza A Perkins

Birth
Death
5 Apr 1856
Cenotaph
Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID
111815903 View Source

[Burlington Free Press, April 25, 1856. page 1, Fourth column, fourth paragraph from bottom]
“Barque Mary Varney, Perkins, From Nor-
folk for Guadeloupe, was fallen it with, 7th
inst., Lat 31 42, lon 74, with her masts and
houses gone, and decks swept fore and aft,
the sea breaking over her; she having been
capsized on the 5th, when the wife of the
captain was carried overboard and lost. The
captain, two officers, stewards and four
colored seamen were taken off by the barque
Gallego, and carried to Baltimore. They bad
been without food or shelter for five days
when rescued.”
(https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84023127/1856-04-25/ed-1/seq-1/
Contributor: EK (50738674)

[Burlington Free Press, April 25, 1856. page 1, Fourth column, fourth paragraph from bottom]
“Barque Mary Varney, Perkins, From Nor-
folk for Guadeloupe, was fallen it with, 7th
inst., Lat 31 42, lon 74, with her masts and
houses gone, and decks swept fore and aft,
the sea breaking over her; she having been
capsized on the 5th, when the wife of the
captain was carried overboard and lost. The
captain, two officers, stewards and four
colored seamen were taken off by the barque
Gallego, and carried to Baltimore. They bad
been without food or shelter for five days
when rescued.”
(https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84023127/1856-04-25/ed-1/seq-1/
Contributor: EK (50738674)


Inscription

Wife of J W Perkins, lost at sea Apr 5, 1856, AE. 19 yrs 8 ms.

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