I’m not related to any member of this family.
1940 is the last available census at this time.
Name: Robert J Perkins
Birth Year: abt 1866
Home in 1930: Glendale, Los Angeles, California
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Miranda E Perkins
Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Age at first marriage: 22
Robert J Perkins 64, MO - auto mechanic
Miranda E Perkins 59, IND - age at first marriage: 17
Parents' birthplace: Maryland/indiana
CALIFORNIA Vital Records -
In 1858, the first statutory provision for the recording of births and deaths in California was the Registration Act of 1858. It authorized the Governor to appoint a State Registrar of Vital Statistics whose duties were to prepare and furnish to county records suitable forms and books for the registration of births and deaths. This law was repealed in 1860.
In 1869, a State Board of Health was created, but no specific provisions were made for the general preservation of vital statistics until 1872.
In 1905, the first complete registration of births and deaths in the State was provided for when the Legislature established the Bureau of Vital Statistics. The new laws required the local county registrars of birth and death to deliver original birth certificates to the State Registrar. This is when the state of California first started keeping official copies of births and deaths on file. However, some counties have records on file dating back to the late 1800s.
In regards to marriage records, we do not know exactly when California began to record. However, we do have film that is dated back to 1905 for marriage records. We can provide certified copies of certificates for public marriages that occurred in the years, 1949-1986 and 1998-1999. We cannot provide certified copies of certificates for public marriages that occurred in the years, 1905-1948, 1987-1997 and 2000-present. While we do preserve these records in our office, due to the time-consuming process of searching marriage records, we are not able to provide certified copies of certificates for these years. You will need to contact the County Recorder in the county where the license was issued.
California death record -
Name: Miranda Elizabeth Perkins
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 12 Dec 1958
Event Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Date: 24 Mar 1871
Father's Name: Timmons
Mother's Name: Scott
I'm guessing that Robert did not die in CAL.