William Nash Parkhurst

31 March 1876–3 March 1964 (Age 87)
New York, United States

The Life of William Nash

When William Nash Parkhurst was born on 31 March 1876, in New York, United States, his father, Lemuel S. Parkhurst, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Kennedy, was 25. He married Nellie G. Little on 17 June 1901, in Kasson, Dodge, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Mantorville, Dodge, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Hemet, Riverside, California, United States in 1930. He died on 3 March 1964, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in San Jacinto, Riverside, California, United States.

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William Nash Parkhurst
Nellie G. Little
Marriage: 17 June 1901
William Nash Parkhurst Jr.
Ellen J. Parkhurst
Roberta Parkhurst

Spouse and Children

17 June 1901
Kasson, Dodge, Minnesota, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 15

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Parkhurst, for example in Sussex, Surrey, and Hampshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Parkhurst, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William N Parkhurst, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"
  • W N Parkhurst, "United States Census, 1920"

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