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Ruth Perkins

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Ruth (Amelia) Perkins


Significant Facts

Born: August 21, 1843 in County Cork, Ireland
Died: February 4, 1921
Married: George Perkins on May 3, 1864 in Marysville, CA
Maiden Name: Parker


Father: Edward Parker
Mother: no info
Husband: George Perkins
Children: Fannie, George, Susan, Fred, Milton, Ruth, and Grace

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  • Ruth was an avid reader of poetry