Lucius Parsons

Male25 January 1813–19 February 1897

Brief Life History of Lucius

When Lucius Parsons was born on 25 January 1813, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Moses Parsons Sr, was 30 and his mother, Elseba Pease, was 26. He married Roxana Mills on 7 October 1839, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Hambden, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 19 February 1897, in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Lucius Parsons
Roxana Mills
Marriage: 7 October 1839
Mary Elizabeth Parsons
Ella A Parsons

Sources (15)

  • Lucins Parsons, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucius Parsons, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Lucius Parsons, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    7 October 1839Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 6

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

    Age 16

    Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 23

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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