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Jacob & Jennie Perkins of Galicia

This posting is not meant to give a complete treatment Jacob and Jennie (Jardine) Perkins. That information is covered in “The Scent of Oil: A Nicklos/Perkins Family Saga” by Gary May and Joan (Baker) Darby. However, this posting has lots of pretty photos, and includes additional snippets of information about this interesting family.

JacobPerkins(1854 - 1917)MaryVansickle(1832 - 1928)JamesPerkins(1824 - 1895) Unknown( - )2 ch.JennieJardine(1855 - 1837)m. 1876HildaAmalia(1892 - )0 ch.m. 1921m. 1850Cyrus WilfredPerkins(1883 - 1967)Olive JeanPerkins(1885 - 1973)CharlesPerkins( - )James WalterPerkins(1879 - 1880)Jacob HerbertPerkins(1881 - 1956)Edward BlakePerkins(1895 - 1968)Gertrude MaryPerkins(1877 - 1880) RachelMcKechnie(1817 - 1893)JohnJardine(1809 - 1855)m. 1854 Cornelia EmmaManhardt(1882 - 1973)3 ch.m. 1905 BeulahFields(1891 - 1976)2 ch.m. 1916 Ernest JamesNicklos(1880 - 1956)2 ch.m. 1910 MariaStudencka( - 1934)2 ch.JaninaBronislawa(1894 - 1935)1 ch.

Jacob Perkins
Brief Biography from “The Scent of Oil”
“Jacob: Born Petrolia (Canada) 1854; died Humniska, Galicia, 1917. Oil entrepreneur. Lived in Galicia 28 years. Married Jenny Jardine 1876. Five children.”

Jenny Nicklos
Brief Biography from “The Scent of Oil”
“Jenny: Born Petrolia 1855; died Tulsa, Okla, 1937. Lived most of her married life in Galicia.”

Jacob Herbert Perkins (Herbert)
Brief Biography from “The Scent of Oil”
“Herbert: Born Petrolia 1881; died Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1956. Worked in the Galicia oil industry until moving his family to North America in 1938. Married Nellie Manhardt. Their children: Sigrid Tulasiewicz (1907-1987); Winifred Bulicek (1911-); Olive Jones (1915-1991).”

Cyrus Wilfred Perkins (Wilfred)
Brief Biography from “The Scent of Oil”
“Wilfred: Born Petrolia 1883; died Houston 1967. Continued his German-language education in Austria and attended university in Canada, the United States and Germany. Left for Canada and the Unitied States about 19-6 and became a professor at Coe College in Iowa. Married Beulah Field (1884-1976). Their children: Robert (1917-1993); Judith Corbett (1929-)”

Charles Perkins (Charlie)
Brief Biography from “The Scent of Oil”
“Charlie: Born Galicia 1888; died Beicz, Galicia (unknown). Spent his entire life in Galicia and worked in the oil industry. Married three times and had five children: Clair (Harry), Fred, Henryk, Jakub, and Jan.”

Edward Blake Perkins (Eddy)
Brief Biography from “The Scent of Oil”
“Eddie: Born Galacia 1895; died Houston, Texas 1969. Interned by Austrians in 1914. Married Hilda. They had no children.