Perkins, Jacob

Perkins, Jacob

(1766–1849) inventor; born in Newburyport, Mass. An apprentice goldsmith, he developed steel plates as a replacement for copper in the bank note engraving process, the use of which made counterfeiting more difficult. Perkins and his partner moved to England (1818) where they established the engraving factory that produced the first penny postage stamps (1840). Perkins also experimented with high-pressure steam boilers and invented an early form of water tube boiler.
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Honors: Lauren Baker, Diana Brown, Nathan Casey, Colleen Christman, William Fredericks, Elizabeth Groot, Jacob Gulinello, Zachary Kulesza, Steven LaDine, Kate Monaghan, Evan Perkins, Jacob Swaim, Mackenzie Thibodeau, Rachel Treide, Megan Williams.
Perkins, Jacob and Newcombe all scored hat-tricks, Allen added two more goals with R Cooper, Scuilly and Green bagging the others.
Perkins-Wallis of Douglas; 6 grandchildren: Leslie Luciani of Rochester, MA, Julie Kennedy of Warwick, RI, Michele Babineau of Dennis Port, MA, Jeffrey Perkins, Christopher Perkins and Jennifer Mathieu, all of Douglas; 5 great grandchildren: Alexandra Manasas, Peter Luciani III, Derek Perkins, Jacob and Madison Mathieu; 2 brothers: Pasquale J.
Honors: Lauren Baker, Angela Bedigian, Mirela Caron, Nathan Casey, Steven LaDine, Evan Perkins, Jacob Swaim, Mackenzie Thibodeau, Schuyler VanTol, Samantha Violette and Megan Williams.
Honors: Lauren Baker, Nathan Casey, Elizabeth Groot, Steven LaDine, Jonathan Palczynski, Evan Perkins, Jacob Swaim, Mackenzie Thibodeau, Morgan Vander Baan, Schuyler VanTol, Samantha Violette and James Walden.