Samuel Parsons

Male29 August 1788–24 October 1848

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Parsons was born on 29 August 1788, in Coginchaug, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Joseph Parsons, was 40 and his mother, Mercy Coe, was 39. He married Elizabeth Manning on 7 July 1826. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 24 October 1848, in his hometown, at the age of 60, and was buried in Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Samuel Parsons
Elizabeth Manning
Marriage: 7 July 1826
Catherine Maria Parsons
Joseph Henry Parsons
Elizabeth Parsons
Elizabeth Adelaide Parsons
Caroline Josephine Parsons

Sources (10)

  • Samuel Parsons, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Samuel in entry for Elizabeth Parsons, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Samuel Parsons, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1826
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 14

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."


    Age 16

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for the servant of a parish priest or parson, from the possessive case of Middle English persone, parsoun (see Parson ).

    English: many early examples are found with the prepositions (e.g. Ralph del Persones 1323); these are habitational names, with the omission of house, hence in effect occupational names for servants employed at the parson's house.

    English: post-medieval variant of Parson , with excrescent -s. Alternatively, Parson may be a shortened form of Parsons.

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

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