Leroy Parsons

Brief Life History of Leroy

When Leroy Parsons was born on 12 May 1843, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Hial Kenyon Parsons, was 24 and his mother, Harriett Hicks Robinson, was 20. He married Mary D Shumway on 14 September 1876, in Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Hoosick, Rensselaer, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 10 January 1937, in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leroy Parsons
1843–1937
Mary D Shumway
1846–1937
Marriage: 14 September 1876
Edward Roy Parsons
1878–1926

Sources (23)

  • Leroy Parsons in household of H R Parsons, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Leroy Parsons, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Leroy Parsons, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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World Events (8)

1846

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

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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: 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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