Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Rev. R.J. Perkins (Black Minister)

Rev. R.J. Perkins officiated at the following (Black) Summers County Marriages:
1887 -
Simon Collins & Rosa Clark, 7/12/1887
1889 -
John C. Adams & Rosa L. Bird, 12/20/1889
1890 -
Richard Hogans & Laura Lee, 5/25/1890
1891 -
Huston N. Nickell & Sarah J. Lewis, 11/19/1891
1892 -
Archy Briggs & Lucy Peters, Jan/27/1892
David Jones & Artie Law, 7/27/1892
Joseph R. Dickinson & Lula Loggin, 12/25/1892
1893 -
Thomas Nelson & Clara Peters, 7/27/1893
William M. Morris & Mary A.A. Smith, 10/23/1893
1894 -
John William Ross & Martha Peyton, 5/24/1894
Robert H. Trent & Mattie A. Payne, 12/26/1894
1895 -
Blicher Fipps & Martha Easter, 7/26/1895
John Stith & Mary Waddy, 8/25/1895
Thomas Mims & Mattie Graham, 10/26/1895
Charles Johnson & Izetta Young, 12/22/1895
1896 -
Charles J. Jones & Virginia Lee Pack, 6/29/1896
Luther Payne & Mary Jackson, 8/2/1896
1897 -
Jack Daniel & Jane Gardner, 5/1/1897
1898 -
Oliver B. Lee & Lula Blake, Jan/26/1898
John Williams & Artie M. Law, 3/13/1898
1899 -
Rucker Simpson & Ida Swinney, 5/11/1899
Wilbert Steel & Lelia Strange
1900 -
George Miller & Nannie E.B. Smith, 6/1900
1901 -
Benjamin Teal & Arminthia Hill, 10/14/1901

He officiated at the following (Black) marriages in Monroe County:
1893 -
W. Anderson Wells & Ada Randolph, 5/17/1893

For more information on Rev. Perkins see
http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/wv/fayette/schools/colored.txt
which is relative to the "History of Education in WV 1904 - Colored Schools in Fayette
See the article about Second Baptist Church by Marion Gore & Edna G. Price, p. 199 in the book (?History of Summers County) where they indicate that Rev. Perkins was the 3rd Pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Hinton, Summers County.

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