Harriet Parkinson

7 August 1898–4 October 1994 (Age 96)
Woodruff, Oneida, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet

When Harriet Parkinson was born on 7 August 1898, in Woodruff, Oneida, Idaho, United States, her father, Henry Elias Parkinson, was 35 and her mother, Mary Jane John, was 30. She married Elmer Cecil McGavin on 19 September 1922, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 4 October 1994, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Redwood Memorial Estates, West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Cecil McGavin
1900–1975
Harriet Parkinson
1898–1994
Marriage: 19 September 1922
Gordon Cecil McGavin
1925–2022
Carol Marilyn McGavin
1929–2017

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1922Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center
    Age 1
    The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 25
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Parkin + -son. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Parkison
    Perkinson
    Parkin

    Story Highlight

    Stella's first mission: Montgomery, West Virginia

    In April 1987 Stella wrote down memories of her mission experiences. The memories were not typed sequentially, but in most cases she stated where the events occurred. I have separated her accounts by …

    Sources (38)

    • Harriet Or Hattie Parkinson Parkinson Mcgavin, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"
    • Harriet Parkinson McGavin in household of Elmer Cecil McGavin, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Miss Harriet Parkinson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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