Elizabeth M Parks

Femaleabout 1825–1865

Brief Life History of Elizabeth M

When Elizabeth M Parks was born about 1825, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Andrew Caldwell Parks, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Franklin, was 16. She married Cyrus Samuel Thomason on 8 April 1847, in Effingham, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died in 1865, in Effingham, Effingham, Illinois, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Porter Cemetery, Jackson Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States.

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Cyrus Samuel Thomason
Elizabeth M Parks
Marriage: 8 April 1847
John Wesley Thomason
George Franklin Thomason
Amanda Caroline Thomason
Mary Palestine Thomason

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Thomason in household of Syrus Thomason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Parks, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Elizabeth Thomason in household of C S Thomason, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1847Effingham, Illinois, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 0

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 10

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 11

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning


    variant of Park 1 with genitival, plural, or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    variant of Perk , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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