Charles W Perkins – Oak Grove Cemetery, Bangor, Maine


Gravestone Inscription

Enoch L. Ham
1827 – 1891
Harriet His Wife
1841 – 1867
Charles W. Perkins
1857 – 1930
Ora A. His Wife
1861 – 1935
Mildred E. Their Dau
1882 – 1968


Photos

Enoch Ham and family gravestone thumbnail

Photo by Jon J. Morin

Charles W. Perkins was born in 1857 in Glenburn, Penobscot County, Maine to Samuel and Sylvina M. Perkins. He had brothers Francis E. and Evert and a sister Mary E. He appears on the 1860, 1870, and 1880 US Federal Censuses in Glenburn with his parents and siblings1,2,3. He also appears on the 1880 Census on Valley Avenue, his future home, boarding near Enoch L. Ham, the father of his future wife4.

He married Orianna A. Ham, who went by Ora, between 1880 and 1882 and had a daughter Mildred E. Perkins, born in 1882, seen in some records as Millie and also Nellie5. He appears on the 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 US Federal Censuses on Valley Avenue in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine with his wife and daughter Mildred6,7,8,9. Charles W. Perkins died in 1930 and is buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Bangor with his wife and daughter Mildred10.

GPS Coordinates: Not available for this gravestone.

Graveyard Information: The Oak Grove Cemetery is located on Finson Road in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine at Latitude: 44.83488 | Longitude: -68.812204. It is a non-denominational cemetery.

Sources

1. 1860 U.S. Census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Glenburn, p. 1026 (penned), dwelling 368, family 371, Samuel Perkins, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 May 2015), citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 446, FHL microfilm 803446.

2. 1870 U.S. Census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Glenburn, p. 22B (penned), dwelling 64, family 64, Samuel Perkins, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 May 2015), citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 554, FHL microfilm 552053.

3. 1880 U.S. Census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Glenburn, Enumeration District (ED) 018, p. 28A (penned), dwelling 81, family 86, Samuel Perkins, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 May 2015), citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 485, FHL microfilm 1254485.

4. 1880 U.S. Census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Bangor, Enumeration District (ED) 30, p. 223D (stamped), dwelling 34, family 34, Enoch L Ham, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 May 2015), citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 486.

5. “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F47L-R91 : accessed 31 May 2015), Charles W. Perkins in entry for Nellie E. Perkins, 29 Jun 1882; citing Civil, Glenburn, Penobscot, Maine; FHL microfilm 10,926.

6. 1900 U.S. Census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Bangor, Enumeration District (ED) 80, p. 9A (penned), dwelling 195, family 207, Charles W Perkins, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 May 2015), citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 597, FHL microfilm 1240597.

7. 1910 U.S. Census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Bangor, Enumeration District (ED) 145, p. 6B (penned), dwelling 162, family 162, Charles Perkins, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 May 2015), citing National Archives microfilm publication T624, roll 544, FHL microfilm 1374557.

8. 1920 U.S. Census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Bangor, Enumeration District (ED) 70, p. 12A (penned), dwelling 295, family 311, Charles W Perkins, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 May 2015), citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 645.

9. 1930 U.S. Census, Penobscot County, Maine, population schedule, Bangor, Enumeration District (ED) 0015, p. 15A (penned), dwelling 369, family 407, Charles W Perkins, digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 31 May 2015), citing National Archives microfilm publication T626, roll 836, FHL microfilm 2340571.

10. Oak Grove Cemetery (Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine), Charles W. Perkins gravestone, personally photographed by Jon J. Morin, 21 May 2015.

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