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Katherine (Yates) Perkins (1867 - 1924)

Katherine (Kitty) Perkins formerly Yates
Born in Day Center, Saratoga County, New York, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 12 Sep 1890 in Northville, Fulton, New York, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Iola, Allen County, Kansas, United Statesmap
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Katherine "Kitty" Yates, daughter of George Duncan Yates and Emily H. Eglin, was born on 9 Aug. 1867 at Day Center, Saratoga County, New York.[1]


She married Fred E. Perkins, son of Jesse Perkins and Julia Ann (Ferguson) Perkins, 12 Sep 1890 in Northville, Fulton Co., New York.[2]


  1. Roy Franklin b 3 Mar 1892, Gloversville, New York[3]
  2. Carl Jesse b 8 Dec 1897, Gloversville, New York
  3. Beatrice Yates b 26 Dec 1899, Gloversville, New York


Kitty died on 1 May 1924 at Iola, Allen County, Kansas and was buried at Gas City Cemetery, Gas, Allen County, Kansas. Her memorial has a photo of her headstone shared with Fred and links to those of family members.[1]

DNA Note

Note: There is shared DNA between descendants of Francis Bird and descendants of Catalyntje Schermerhorn. Catalyntje Schermerhorn Dods is the 3rd great grandmother of Katherine "Kitty" Yates Perkins. In the Byrd samples it can be traced to Francis' wife, Rhoda Schermerhorn, though the exact line of descent is unclear. DNA information can be found at the WikiTree page Common Genome of Descendants of Francis Bird.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Find A Grave: Memorial #26386013 Katherine “Kitty” Yates Perkins.
  2. New York State Archives, Albany, New York, Vital Records, Marriages, 1890 for Yates, Katherine.
  3. Gloversville City Clerk, Gloversville, New York, Birth Records for Perkins, Roy.

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