Jacob E. Parson

Maleabout 1790–

Brief Life History of Jacob E.

Jacob E. Parson was born about 1790, in Virginia, United States. He married Mary Fauber on 7 July 1824, in Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Jacob E. Parson
Mary Fauber
Marriage: 7 July 1824

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    7 July 1824Augusta, Virginia, United States
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    Age 1

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1791 · The Bill of Rights

    Age 1

    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 22

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    Name Meaning

    English: status name or nickname from Middle English persone, persoun ‘priest, parson’ (Old French persone). The status of medieval bearers of the surname is uncertain. Priests were generally known by a habitational name rather than by a surname denoting their role in the church. They were not allowed to marry, but doubtless many had illegitimate children, some of whom may have been given Parson as a surname. Some of the original bearers may have been given it as a nickname (compare Priest , Bishop , Monk ) or it may have been an occupational name for someone who worked for the parson (a shortened form of Personesservaunt perhaps).

    English: in northern England and the North Midlands especially, it is often a variant of Pearson . For the change in vowel compare Parr .

    Americanized form of Swedish Pärsson, Pehrsson (see Pehrson ) or Persson , patronymics from vernacular shortened forms of the personal name Peter .

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

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