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HELP! Grave has been located flag female ancestor  Frances M  PERKINS

  (b. July 1851 Damariscotta, Maine, USA   d. 29 September 1917 Augusta, Maine, USA )  
Age: 63
Cause of Death: broncho pneumonia

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Frances M PERKINS was born July 1851 in Damariscotta, Maine, USA. Frances M PERKINS was the child of Enoch PERKINS   and   Mariam (Merriam) JONES

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Frances M  married  Charles Edward BARKER 10 June 1869 .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. They divorced. Charles Edward BARKER  was born January 1845 in China, Maine, USA.  Charles Edward died 30 May 1907 in Richmond, Maine, USA. 

Frances M  married  (2) Charles W DAVIS 12 October 1895 in Gardiner, Maine, USA .  They divorced. Charles W DAVIS  was born October 1861 in Waterville, Maine, USA.  Charles W died 10 March 1923 in Lewiston, Maine, USA. 

Frances M PERKINS died 29 September 1917 in Augusta, Maine, USA.

NOTE: Jessie Cobb visited Mrs. Davis the day she was murdered

NOTE: According to marriage record to Charles Davis, she was the daughter of Enoch Perkins and Jane Palmer of Damariscotta

Inmate at state hospital for 8 years 2 mos 25 days prior to death

Details of the family tree of Frances appear below.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Frances M PERKINS


Frances M PERKINS married Grave has been locatedUS Civil War Soldiers flag male ancestor Charles Edward BARKER-- Date: 10 June 1869 Place: 
Libelant: Frances M. Barker
Libelee: Charles E. Barker
Date of Marriage: 10 June 1869
Date of Divorce: 24 Sept. 1894
Her Former Name:
County Where Divorced: Somerset
Source: Maine Divorce Index, 2/ 34

Children of Charles Edward BARKER and Frances M PERKINS:

flag female ancestor Alice A BARKER (b.March 1870, Waterville, Maine, USA  d. , )
m. Wilhelm Albert "William" THEINERT 18 April 1896 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Alberton Bradford BARKER (b.2 October 1873, Crystal, Maine, USA  d. 28 January 1957, Gardiner, Maine, USA)
m. Sarah Lucy KIRK 22 March 1897 in Gardiner, Maine, USA

Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Harry W BARKER (b.October 1873, Crystal, Maine, USA  d. abt. 1936, , Maine, USA)
m. Gertrude M SEDGLEY 30 July 1896 in Gardiner, Maine, USA

flag female ancestor Lucy (Louise) BARKER (b.abt. 1883, Fairfield, Maine, USA  d. bet. 1907-1957, )
m. Sumner Christopher ERSKINE 21 June 1902 in Lewiston, Maine, USA

Frances M PERKINS married Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Charles W DAVIS-- Date: 12 October 1895 Place: Gardiner, Maine, USA (Mormon Genealogy Records)

CHARLES W DAVIS - Groom Oct 12, 1895 Maine, United States Marriage 0 GARDINER GARDINER ME ME

Name of Groom: Charles W. DAVIS
Groom's Place of Residence: Gardiner, Me.
Name of Bride: Frances M. BARKER
Possible Alternate Name of Bride: Frances M. PERKINS
Bride's Place of Residence: Gardiner, Me.
Marriage Date: Saturday, 12 Oct. 1895
Marriage Certificate Number: Not available

name: C* W Davis
event type: Marriage
event date: 12 Oct 1895
event place: Fairfield,,Maine
gender: Male
estimated birth year:
father: Davis
spouse: Frances M Barker
spouse's father: Barker
spouse's mother:
film number: 9926
dgs number: 4544438
image number: 01189
2nd marriage for both
groom widowed, bride divorced
"Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 ," index and images, FamilySearch ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ VZ3T-7W7 : accessed 06 Oct 2012), C* W Davis and Frances M Barker, 1895.

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1850 Her family
name: Enoch Perkins
event: Census
event date: 1850
event place: Damariscotta, Lincoln, Maine, United States
gender: Male
age: 46
marital status:
race (original):
race (standardized):
birthplace: Maine
estimated birth year: 1804
dwelling house number: 229
family number: 229
line number: 5
nara publication number: M432
nara roll number: 260
film number: 443497
digital folder number: 004198850
image number: 00247
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Enoch Perkins M 46 Maine
Mariam C Perkins F 45 Maine
William B Perkins M 19 Maine
Lucinda C Perkins F 20 Maine
Mary A Perkins F 12 Maine
Augustus Perkins M 14 Maine
Elbridge Perkins M 13 Maine
Martha Perkins F 9 Maine
Enoch Perkins M 7 Maine
Alonzo Perkins M 5 Maine
Margaret F Perkins F 4 Maine
Albert Perkins M 2 Maine
Eunice Perkins F 17 Maine

Enoch, Jr. was a sailor, moved to Boothbay at age 12, died in 1898, buried in Ocean View Cemetery, Boothbay Center, Lincoln County, Maine

Elbridge...

1850 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
birth1851 Birth
July 1851
Damariscotta, Maine, USA
1860 Is this her?
name: Frances Perkins
residence: , Cumberland, Maine
ward: Brunswick
age: 9 years
estimated birth year: 1851
birthplace: Maine
gender: Female
page: 30
family number: 248
film number: 803437
dgs number: 4231248
image number: 00871
nara number: M653

Thomas Skolfield, 46
Rebecca D Skolfield, 46
Abel Sawyer, 13
Robert Sawyer, 11
Frances Perkins, 9

NOTE: This has been prove to be NOT her. It is left here so we don't research it again.

The Frances listed here is Frances Rebecca Perkins. She was adopted by the Skolfield family and her name was changed in 1864.
1860 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
marriage1869 Marriage / Partner
Frances M PERKINS and Charles Edward BARKER 10 June 1869,
1870 Birth of Child
Alice A BARKER was born March 1870, Waterville, Maine, USA
1873 Birth of Child
Harry W BARKER was born October 1873, Crystal, Maine, USA
1873 Birth of Child
Alberton Bradford BARKER was born 2 October 1873, Crystal, Maine, USA
1880 Hersey, Aroostook, Maine
name: Frances M. Barker
residence: Hersey, Aroostook, Maine
birthdate: 1849
birthplace: Maine, United States
relationship to head: Wife
spouse's name: Charles E. Barker
spouse's birthplace: Maine, United States
father's name:
father's birthplace: Maine, United States
mother's name:
mother's birthplace: Maine, United States
race or color (expanded): White
ethnicity (standardized): American
gender: Female
martial status: Married
age (expanded): 31 years
occupation: Keeping House
nara film number: T9-0476
page: 328
page character: B
entry number: 2620
film number: 1254476
Household Gender Age
spouse Charles E. Barker M 36
Frances M. Barker F 31
child Avis J. Barker F 13
child Henry W. Barker M 9
child Alberton B. Barker M 9
Henry Barker M 68

1880 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
marriage1895 Marriage / Partner
Frances M PERKINS and Charles W DAVIS 12 October 1895, Gardiner, Maine, USA
1896 - Gardiner, Maine
Living in Gardiner, Maine in 1896 according to son's marriage record.

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1897 - Gardiner, Me.
Living in Gardiner, Me. in 1897 according to son's marriage record.
1900 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
Census taken 9 June 1900

Name Francis M Davis
Residence 255 1/ 2 Lisbon street, Lewiston city, Androscoggin, Maine
Birth Date Jul 1851
Birthplace Maine
Relationship to Head-of-Household Wife
Spouse Name Charles W Davis
Spouse Titles
Spouse Birth Place Maine
Father Name
Father Titles
Father Birthplace Maine
Mother Name
Mother Titles
Mother Birthplace Maine
Race or Color (expanded) White
Head-of-household Name Charles W Davis
Gender Female
Marital Status Married
Years Married 6
Estimated Marriage Year 1894
Mother How Many Children 5
Number Living Children 4
Immigration Year
Enumeration District 0019
Sheet Number and Letter 10A
Household ID 175
Reference Number 8
GSU Film Number 1240587
Image Number 00641
Household Gender Age
Spouse Charles W Davis M 38, Carriage Driver
Francis M Davis F 48
William M Hall M 50, Optician - Doctor

NOTE: William M Hall is a lodger, b. May 1850 in Maine

1900 Census Ancestry (U.S.)

Damariscotta, Maine, USA
Main Street
1902 - Webster, Maine
Living in Webster, Maine in 1902 according to daughter's marriage information.
1902-03 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W. Davis, public carriage, h 14 Lowell, Lewiston
Alice Theinert Mrs. bds 14 Lowell
William A Theinert, overseer, Webster Woolen Co. Sabattus h 255 1/ 2 Sabattus
1904-05 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 41 Spring, Lewiston
Sumner Erskine, shoemaker, bds 41 Spring
1906-07 Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory
Charles W Davis, public carriage, h 63 Summer, Lewiston
Sumner Erskine, shoemaker, bds 63 Summer
Mrs. Alice Theinert, housekeeper, 63 Summer
Mrs. C. W. Davis, Summer street, Lewiston fell off a step ladder last week and broke the fore finger on her left hand.

The Lewiston Daily Sun, Monday morning, November 4, 1907

Damariscotta, Maine, USA
Main Street (1907)
1907 Death of Spouse/Partner
Charles Edward BARKER died 30 May 1907, Richmond, Maine, USA

Damariscotta, Maine, USA
Main Street, 1908
1910 Augusta, Kennebec, Maine
name: Frances M Davis
birthplace: Maine
relationship to head of household:
residence: Augusta Ward 6, Kennebec, Maine
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Female
age: 55
immigration year:
father's birthplace: Maine
mother's birthplace: Maine
family number:
page number: 8
born abt 1849-1855
Inmate at Maine Insane Hospital
able to read and write
1910 Census Ancestry (U.S.)

Damariscotta, Maine, USA
Main St., 1910
1917 Death
Name: Frances M Davis
Gender: Female
Age: 63
Birth Date: 1854
Death Date: 29 Sep 1917
Death Place: Augusta
Registration Place: Augusta, Kennebec
Spouse: Charles W
Mother: Hariman

Source Information: Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Maine Death Records, 1617-1922. Augusta, Maine: Maine State Archives
Frances M PERKINS - Grave Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine
Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, Maine
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Daily Kennebec Journal, Augusta, Maine, Monday, October 1, 1917

Augusta Locals

Mrs. Francis Davis

The remains of Mrs Francis Davis who passed away Saturday in this city were taken Saturday evening to Lewiston where interment will be held.

Frances is buried at: Riverside Cemetery

Lewiston, Maine, USA
Lot S4L11G014
W. of Charles W. Davis
Added: 12/1/2010 12:12:51 PM - Updated: 10/2/2014 12:02:21 PM
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