Amy Parsons

2 April 1809–25 May 1861 (Age 52)
Wicklewood, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Amy

When Amy Parsons was born on 2 April 1809, in Wicklewood, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Parsons Jr, was 47 and her mother, Mary Livock, was 30. She married William A. Middleton on 14 September 1839, in Lakenham St John the Baptist, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Surlingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and London St Katherine Cree, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851. In 1839, at the age of 30, her occupation is listed as weaver. She died on 25 May 1861, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William A. Middleton
Amy Parsons
Marriage: 14 September 1839
Ann Elizabeth Parsons
John Parsons Middleton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1839Lakenham St John the Baptist, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 3
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    Age 14
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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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    Story Highlight

    John Middleton, excerpted from William R Palmer's 1947 writings

    Excerpt from John and Jane Middleton (should just be about John – that’s where the focus is) William R Palmer The Middletons and the Palmers, your people and mine, were among those who wrote that her …

    Sources (26)

    • Amy in entry for John Middleton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Amy Middelton in household of William Middelton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Amy Parsons and William Middleton, 1839, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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