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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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PERKINS Genealogy

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

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She 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.  He died 30 May 1907 in Richmond, Maine, USA. 

She 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.  He 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.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? July 26, 1908 - Bureau of Investigation, forerunner of the FBI, is established.
1800S Etiquette1800S Advice And Etiquette For Ladies

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The Ladies' Home Journal, June 1898
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The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., March 3, 1880
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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Frances M PERKINS

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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


flag female ancestor Alice A BARKER (b.March 1870, Waterville, Maine, USA  d. bet. 1919-1957, )
m. Wilhelm Albert "William" THEINERT 18 April 1896

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

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

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

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

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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July 1851
Damariscotta, Maine, USA

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...

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...Read MORE...

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

1869 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...

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

1895 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.

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...

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

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

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.


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

1907 Death of Spouse/Partner
Charles Edward BARKER died 30 May 1907, Richmond, Maine, USA

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 U.S. Census

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic

USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.

USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.

World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium

USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,

World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

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...Read MORE...

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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