Elizabeth Ann Parsons

8 December 1871–8 February 1930 (Age 58)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Parsons was born on 8 December 1871, in Virginia, United States, her father, John Wesley Parsons, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Johnson, was 36. She married Charles William "Charley" Arthur on 2 September 1888, in Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States for about 50 years. She died on 8 February 1930, in Spencer, Washington Township, Owen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Washington Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

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Charles William "Charley" Arthur
Elizabeth Ann Parsons
Marriage: 2 September 1888
Flossie Arthur
Fredrick Arthur
Edgar Arthur
Celia Blanche Arthur
Noah Parson Arthur

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1888Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · The Amnesty Act
    Age 1
    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 19
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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    Sources (26)

    • Elizabeth Arthur, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Elizabeth Parsons in entry for Lee B. Dayton, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
    • Elizabeth Arthur in household of Charley Arthur, "United States Census, 1910"

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