Wesley Perkins

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Wesley Perkins

  • Birth 19 Feb 1871 What Cheer, Keokuk County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 13 Feb 1952 La Sierra, Riverside County, California, USA
  • Burial Carson, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Sec V #20
  • Memorial ID 55941230

Parents:
Vinson Gideon Perkins 1820-1898
Srielda Malvina Barnard 1836-1924

Spouse:
Tacie Moat Childre 1880-1957 m. Dec. 30, 1897
Children:
(Srielda) Blanche Perkins 1898-1988
Leta Emeline ca 1901- ca 1902
Francis Alton "Jack" Perkins 1903-1980
Iva Isora Perkins 1902-1997
Paul Wesley Perkins 1909-1992
Vinson Robert Perkins 1912-2000
Loyal Richard Perkins 1915-1970

Born in *Petersburg (later known as "What Cheer"), IA, his family moved to Pottawattamie County where he married Tacie Moat Childre near Oakland, IA, Dec. 30, 1897. Witnesses were brother Joel Carmel Perkins and sister, Ruth E. Worrell.

Owning and working a family farm, raising 6 children, one died in her second year, Wesley was a dedicated Methodist and became a Mason.

After the depression, he and wife Tacie moved to California where they resided in East Los Angeles and later on a farm, in the midst of massive orange groves in La Sierra in Riverside County.

Wesley passed away in California on Feb. 13, 1952 due to complications from Leukemia and was buried at Carson Cemetery, Carson, IA where his wife Tacie would be later buried.

*Note: What Cheer, Keokuk Co, IA was called "Petersburg" from founding in 1865 and officially changed to "What Cheer," December 1, 1879

(by James Wesley Herbert, grandson, May 15, 2012)


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  • Maintained by: James Herbert
  • Originally Created by: Joe Gibbens
  • Added: 5 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55941230
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wesley Perkins (19 Feb 1871–13 Feb 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55941230, citing Carson Cemetery, Carson, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by James Herbert (contributor 46969485) .