Col. Peter Perkins

FATHER: Col. Nicholas Perkins   (1718 - 1762)
MOTHER: Bethenia Hardin   (abt 1717 - ? )

SPOUSE: Agnes Wilson   (abt 1742 - ? )


-Resident of Pittsylvania co,VA; in 1795 removed to NC & made his home in
 Stokes County; per History of Pittsylvania County,VA
-Member of VA House of Delegates for Pittsylvania co 1777-1778
-Service in REVOLUTIONARY WAR; Colonel, Pittsylvania co,VA Militia;
 saw action in many skirmishes in VA; fought in the Battle of Guilford
 Courthouse, Guilford co,NC
-His home at "Berry Hill" on the Dan River served as an American military
 hospital for which Peter Perkins received £95 compensation in 1785
-Per Surry co,NC Deed Book B:137, on 9 Sep 1780 Joseph Carmichael sells to
 Peter Perkins of Pittsylvania co,VA for consideration of 10 negroes &
 £5,000 a tract of 333 acres on the North side of the Dan River, by name
 the Middle Tract-Upper Sauratown, which land descended to Joseph
 Carmichael by the death of his brother William Carmichael; witnesses:
 William Hill, Henry Hampton, Nicholas Perkins
-Per Surry co,NC Deed Book D:27, on 5 Jul 1786 Peter Perkins of
 Guilford co,NC, sells to Peter Hairston [his son-in-law] of Henry co,VA
 for consideration of £1,200 VA money, a tract of 333 acres on the South
 side of the Dan River adjoining lands of Lemuel Smith [another son-in-law],
 Thomas Gray, & Constant Perkins

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