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12. William PERKINS16,17 was born about 1736 in New Kent County, Virginia.14 He died in 1813 at the age of 77 in Patrick County, Virginia.6,16

Married the widow of Thomas Massie. Surety: Benjamin Mitchell. Wit: Valentine Wood. Marriage bond dated 23 Feb 1756.
Douglas: Will Perkins, in New Kent & Susannah Massie, widow in this parish.

William and Susannah lived in Goochland Co VA; the first four children baptized at St. James Northam Church. On 26 Oct 1761 Gideon Moss deeded 200 acres to William Perkins. It had been part of 500 acres granted to Thomas Massie, dec'd [Susannah's first husband] and since vested in Gideon Moss.
The family moved to Henry Co Virginia soon after 1765. On 10 Apr 1781, William patented 492 acros of Poular Camp Creek adjacent Charles Thomas VA Patent Book D, p.928. He paid personal taxes 1782-1790 and real estate taxes on the 492 acres the same years. This parcel became part of new Patrick Co VA in 1791, where William Perkins can be found on the tax rools from 1791 through 1813. After his death the land was sold to Pleasant Thomas.

William wrote his will on 12 Feb 1831, naming sons Christian, Thomas, William & David, and daughters Sarah Reynolds, Susannah, Elizabeth Nanney [Nancy Boyd] and Mary Ann Moss. Executors were John Hall & Samuel Houston.
Patrick County, Book 4 pages 111, 112, 160, 161, & 395.

William PERKINS and Susannah HOLLAND were married on 24 February 1756 in Goochland County, Virginia.6,18,19 Susannah HOLLAND20, daughter of Michael HOLLAND and Judith [HOLLAND], was born after 1728 in Goochland County, Virginia.20 She died before 12 December 1775 at the age of 47.16

Susannah was a minor when her father wrote his will. He requested that Richard Holland, Henry Martin & Pouncy Anderson by her guardians.

Marriage to Thomas Massie: Security: Henry Martin; Witness, H. Wood.

William PERKINS and Susannah HOLLAND had the following children:

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i.

Christian PERKINS17 was born on 7 August 1757 in Goochland County, Virginia.21 He was baptized on 23 September 1757 in St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia. He died in 1836 at the age of 79 in Garrard County, Kentucky.16

Christian's wife was Lourana, called "Raney"; her surname is unknown. They had four sons, three daughters.

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ii.

William PERKINS was born on 22 August 1759 in Goochland County, Virginia.21 He was baptized on 28 October 1759 in St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia.21

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Sally PERKINS16 was born on 9 August 1763 in Goochland County, Virginia.21 She was baptized on 12 September 1763 in St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia.21

Married name was Reynolds.

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Mary PERKINS was born on 5 May 1765 in Goochland County, Virginia.21 She was baptized on 16 June 1765 in St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia.21

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v.

Thomas PERKINS17 was born about 1767.

Thomas married Millie Pointer/Poynter about 1790 in Kentucky. He had gone there with his brother Christian.

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vi.

David PERKINS17 was born in 1769.

David married Nancy Cottrell.

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vii.

Susannah PERKINS was born about 1771.17

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viii.

Elizabeth PERKINS was born in 1773.17

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Nancy PERKINS17 was born about 1775.

Nancy's married name was Boyd.