Henry Perkins

Henry PERKINS (1555 – 1609) was Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather through his grandson John ; one of  8,192) in this generation of the Shaw line and Alex’s 12th Great Grandfather through his granddaughter Elizabeth; another of 8,192 in this generation of the Shaw line.

Perkins – Coat of Arms

Henry Perkins was born in 1555 at Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England. His parents were Thomas PERKYNS and Alice KEBBLE.  He married 29 Nov 1579 at Hillmorton to Elizabeth SAWBRIDGE    Henry was buried 11 Mar 1608/09 at Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England.

Elizabeth Sawbridge born about 1555 at Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England.  Ancestral File also lists birth date as 1541.  Her parents were William SAWBRIDGE and Elizabeth [__?__].   Elizabeth died in 1603 at Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England.

Children of Henry and Elizabeth:

Name Born Married Departed
1. Alice Perkins bapt.
17 Mar 1580/81
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
2. Thomas Perkins bapt.
24 Jul 1582
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Elizabeth [__?__] Will Proved
10 Feb 1658/59
3. John PERKINS 23 Dec 1583 Hillmorton, Warwick, England. Judith GATER
9 Oct 1608 Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
btw.28 Mar 1654, when he wrote his will, and 26 Sep 1654, when his will was probated;
Ipswich, Essex, Mass
4. Frances Perkins bapt.
1 Nov 1585
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
3 Dec 1585
5. Frances Perkins 18 Sep 1586
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
7 Jan 1586/87
6. Margaret Perkins  9 Nov 1588
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Living in 1608/09
7. Edward Perkins  12 Dec 1590
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Living in 1608/09
8. Agnes Perkins  16 Oct 1592
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Edmund Collyson
29 Jun 1618
9. Sara Perkins  25 Aug 1594
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Humphrey Edmonds
4 Apr 1624
10. Frances Perkins  8 Feb 1596/97
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Living in 1608/09
11. William Perkins  13 Jan 1598/99
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Living in 1608/09
12. Luke Perkins  27 Nov 1600
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
 Living in 1608/09
13. Elizabeth Perkins 28 Nov 1602
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
25 Dec 1602
14. Elizabeth Perkins  4 Oct 1604
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
 Living in 1608/09
15. Jacob Perkins  26 Jul 1607
Hillmorton, Warwickshire, England
Living in 1608/09

The Sawbridge family originated in the hamlet of Sawbridge in the parish of Wolfhamcot in Warwick, which is about six miles from Hillmorton. Several Sawbridge wills exist, but they throw scant light on Elizabeth Sawbridge’s parentage. The will of George Sawbridge, undoubtedly Elizabeth’s brother was madeMar 13 1636 and proved Oct 21 1637. The legatees are his wife Agnes, his mother Elizabeth, his sons William (executor), John, George, Thomas and Isaac, his daughters Agnes and Marie. His brothers Richard Turville and Edward Bassett are mentioned and with Turville, “cozen [nephew] Thomas Perkins” is name ann overseer.

Henry’s inventory dated Mar 22, 1608/09 was taken by Rowland Wilcox, gentleman, Thomas Perkins, John Sawbridge, Thomas Compton and William Burnam, yeomen. It was in the sum of L336 8s 8d.

Letters of administration were granted on Apr 5, 1609 to a son Thomas, and a bond was given for the tuition of Margaret, Edward, Anne [Agnes], Sarah, Francis, William. Lucy [Luke], Elizabeth, and James [Jacob], “the other children” Thus the son John, of age and married, is not mentioned.

2. Thomas Perkins

The will of Thomas Perkins of Hillmorton, gentleman, was mad Nov 12 1655 and proved Feb 10, 1658/59. He left to his wife Elizabeth L10 and a joined bed in the chamber over the old parlor. To his son Francis, L10 and to Francis’ son Francis 30s. To his daughter Anne Hanslop L5 and to all her sons and daughters 30 s. each at age of 21. To his daughter Marie Bromich L5 and to her sons and daughters 30s each at age 21.. To the sons and daughters of his son Henry, such portions as his executors shall think fit to raise them. Carts, plows, etc. to his grandson Thomas, heir of his son Henry, deceased provided he help the executors to bring up his brothers and sisters. To the poor of Hullmorton, 20s. Residue to his sons Francis Perkins and Nicholas Hanslope, the executors. Overseer Thomas Marriott, gentleman.

3. John PERKINS (See his page)



From Dudley Wildes, 1959 by Walter Goodwin Davis

Perkins 6





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