Clarissa Marina Taggart

12 December 1857–15 July 1903 (Age 45)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Clarissa Marina

When Clarissa Marina Taggart was born on 12 December 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, George Washington Taggart, was 41 and her mother, Clarissa Marina Rogers, was 21. She married Dr. William Brigham Parkinson on 6 December 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Richville, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 15 July 1903, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. William Brigham Parkinson
Clarissa Marina Taggart
Marriage: 6 December 1875
Albert Woffinden Parkinson
Clarissa Atelia Parkinson
Leona Parkinson
George Taggart Parkinson
Marcus Taggart Parkinson
Hazel Parkinson
Mary Alice Parkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 December 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 2
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 13
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 3607;2007: 6989; 2010: 9808)Scottish, Irish, and Manx: shortened form of McTaggart .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Clarissa Taggart Parkinson

    Touching and impressive funeral services were held over the remains of Mrs. Clarissa Taggart Parkinson today in the large tabernacle at noon. Consoling and eulogistic remarks were made by Elder Ja …

    Sources (16)

    • Clarissa Parkinson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Clara C Taggart in entry for Alice Dunford, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Clarissa Parkinson in household of George W Taggart, "United States Census, 1880"

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