31. Grief PERKINS47 was born on 11 September 1772 in Goochland County, Virginia.1,27 He was baptized on 25 October 1772 in St. James Northam Parish, Goochland County, Virginia.27 He died in 1831 at the age of 59 in Logan County, Kentucky.1,48
Goochland DB 15, p.272
Goochland DB 16
Sarah Mitchell may have been a widow with a daughter as Grief Perkins provides for the welfare of Elizabeth C. Mitchell in his will. Sarah apparently deceased by April of 1831 when Grief Perkins wrote his will.
1810 Census. Goochland, VA
From Goochland County Deed Book 24, p.273: On May 15, 1820, signed power of attorney to his nephew John Perkins: "I, Grief Perkins, of Goochland Co., in Va., intending shortly to go to the western country". Moved to Logan County, KY.
1830 Census. Russellville, Logan, KY
Will dated 4 Apr 1831. Lucy E. and Isaac O. Perkins, dau & son are to be cared for from profit of estate. Elizabeth C. Michell, no relationship stated [possibly a stepdaughter?], to be boarded out and slave David to be hired out for her support. Executors: James Perkins, Robert B. Herndon, Drury W. Poor. Wit: M. B. Morton, Robt B. Herndon, John J. Mackall. Probate 1 Jul 1833.
As late as 15 Oct of 1831, Grief Perkins was still living as he witnessed the Will of Elizabeth Hodges on that date.
Grief PERKINS and Sarah C. MITCHELL had the following children:
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