Mary Elizabeth Parkhurst

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Parkhurst was born on 19 November 1845, in Indiana, United States, her father, Robert Samuel Parkhurst, was 22 and her mother, Lucretia Henry, was 23. She married Iverson Ellis Utterback on 27 February 1860. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Franklin Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 December 1933, in Grandfield, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Iverson Ellis Utterback
1837–1877
Mary Elizabeth Parkhurst
1845–1933
Marriage: 27 February 1860
Laura Alice Utterback
1863–1929
William Samuel Utterback
1865–1950
S A Utterback
1867–
Agnes Launna Utterback
1867–1943
Gilbert Elmer Utterback
1870–1899

Sources (15)

  • Elizabeth Utterback in household of Alfred J Uitts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Samuel Utterback, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Mary E Parkhurst in entry for William Samuel Utterback, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1867

Historical Boundaries: 1867: Montgomery, Kansas, United States

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Parkhurst, such as Parkhurst in Buxted (Sussex), which is recorded as Perkehurst in 1439, and Parkhurst in Abinger (Surrey), which is recorded as Parkherst in 1464. The placenames derive from Middle English park ‘park, enclosure’ (Old French parc) or parrok ‘enclosure, paddock’ (Old English pearroc) + hirste ‘hillock, copse’ (Old English hyrst).

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

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