Martha "Mattie" Warren Perkins
Submitted by
Bob Juch on 6-01-99


In "Smiths" we have: 
Alfred Edwin Smith, b. 25 Dec 1857, Santa Clara, Calif., d. 20 Aug 1939, Elkhorn Yolo Co., Calif.; 
His wife, Martha "Mattie" Warren Perkins, b. 27 Sep. 1861, Michigan Bar, Sacramento Co., Calif., d. 19 Sep. 1944, Davis, Yolo Co., Calif. They were married 11 Sep 1884 in Ione, Amador Co., Calif. 
The young man is Edwin Fordt Smith, b. 9 Mar 1890, Ione, Amador Co., Calif., d. 23 Aug 1973, Placerville, El Dorado Co., Calif. 
In front of him is Gladys Myrtle Brown, b. 8 May 1896, Biggs, Butte Co., Calif., d. 18 Jan 1979, Oakland, Calif. 
She married Edwin's cousin, Erwin Fontaine Perkins, son of Elbert West Perkins, 2 Mar 1918 in Gridley, Butte Co., Calif. sometime after this picture was taken. 
(So where was he? Maybe taking the photo.) The other woman is unidentified. 
 

Mattie's and Elbert's parents 
John Dabney Perkins and Julia Brown Perkins.

 

J.D. came to California in 1850 with a wagon train that started from Linn Co., Missouri. He had moved there from Virginia with his family when he was a child.

They were married 16 Jun 1859, Michigan Bar, Sacramento Co., Calif. 

 J.D. was born 14 Mar 1831, Martinsville, Va., 
d. 1 Feb 1917, Ione, 
Amador Co., Calif. 
Julia was born 28 Aug 1843, 
Madison, Davidson Co., Tenn., 
d. 12 Sep. 1928, Elkhorn, Yolo Co., Calif.

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