Mary Missouri Parkinson

1847–12 April 1898 (Age 51)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Missouri

When Mary Missouri Parkinson was born in 1847, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas Wells Parkison, was 31 and her mother, Isabelle Baxter, was 20. She married Richard Warren Dowler on 14 February 1876, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in South Side Flats, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 12 April 1898, in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Richard Warren Dowler
Mary Missouri Parkinson
Marriage: 14 February 1876
Leroy W Dowler
Theodore Affleck Dowler

Spouse and Children

14 February 1876
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 13

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 16

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 18

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): patronymic from Parkin . This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Missouri Dowles in household of Richard W Dowles, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary M Parkinson in household of Thomas Parkinson, "United States Census, 1850"

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