Matthew Perkins, son of Joseph and Dorothy (Morgan) Perkins, was born at Norwich, Conn., Aug. 31, 1713; died at Lisbon, Conn, May 3, 1773. He was a prosperous farmer and owned 1000 acres of land. He married Hannah Bishop. They had twelve children, among whom was Rev. Nathan Perkins, D. D.
Joshua Esquire Perkins; 1740 – 1832
Hannah Perkins; 1741 – 1838
Matthew Perkins; 1743 – 1775
Ephraim Perkins Sr; 1745 – 1813
Jerusha Perkins; 1747 – 1814
Nathan Perkins; 1748 – 1838
Susannah Perkins; 1752 – 1810
Sarah Perkins; 1754 – 1794
Job Perkins; 1755 –
Enoch Perkins; 1760 – 1828
Frederick Perkins; 1762 – 1839
Samuel Perkins; 1766 – 1850
Name Matthew Perkins
Spouse's Name Hannah Bishop
Event Date 19 Apr 1739
Event Place Newent Congregational Church, Lisbon, New London, Connecticut 
Death and Burial:
New Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, New London County, Connecticut; Inscription: "Cap Matthew Perkines. His remains are interd beneath this Monument Sacred to his Memory. he Departed this Life May 3 AD: 1773 in ye 60th year of his Age. My Lover, Friend, familiar, all Remov'd from Sight & out of Call to dark Oblivion is. Retir'd, Dead or at Least to me Expir'd"
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Matthew by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Matthew: