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Patience Perkins Taft Drake Bingham

BIRTHDATE: 19 Dec 1783

Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont

DEATH: 28 Apr 1862

Ogden, Weber Co., Utah

PARENTS: John Perkins

Hannah Gardner

PIONEER: 24 Sep 1847

Daniel Spencer Wagon Company

SPOUSE I: Stephen Taft

MARRIED: Abt 1801

DEATH SP: btwn 1807 and 1810




Samuel, 3 Dec 1802

David, 28 Jun 1804

Lewis. 11 May 1805

Lucy, 14Jun 1807(twin)

Mary, 14Jun 1807(twin)



SPOUSE II: Daniel Drake

MARRIED: 2 Dec 1813

DEATH SP: 22 Dec 1851 Ogden, Weber Co., Utah


Joseph, 17 Dec 1814

Dianthal5 Dec 1815

Daniel 17 Jun 1819

Sarah 10 Sep 1821

Orson Perkins 27 Sep 1823

Horace 19 Apr 1826


SPOUSE 111: Erastus Bingham

MARRIED: 4 Apr 1852

DEATH SP: 3 May 1882 Ogden, Weber Co., Utah


Patience Perkins was born in Vermont, 1783, the sixth child in a family of thirteen. Her father served in the Revolutionary War. She married Stephen Taft about 1801, and they had five children, including twin girls.

After his death. she married Daniel Drake, and they had six children. They lived in Vermont at first, then moved to LeHarpe, Illinois. Here, they were baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1841. In 1846, they traveled to Winter Quaters, then across the Plains with the Daniel Spencer Company, arriving in the Valley, September 24,1847.

After a short time in Salt Lake and Davis County they moved to Ogden, Utah, where they lived in Brigham's Fort. Her husband died in 1851 and then she became the plural wife of Erastus Bingham. There were no children with this

Patience was a faithful mother and member of the Church. She died in 1862 and is buried in the Ogden Cemetery.


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