Tamson Parshley

27 July 1824–31 March 1905 (Age 80)
Barnstead, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Tamson

When Tamson Parshley was born on 27 July 1824, in Barnstead, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Richard Parshley Jr., was 37 and her mother, Mary Caverley, was 32. She married Major Howard Egan on 24 November 1839, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 31 March 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Major Howard Egan
Tamson Parshley
Marriage: 24 November 1839
Howard Ransom Egan
Richard Erastus Egan
Charles John Egan
Horace Adelbert Egan
William Moburn Egan
Ira Ernest Egan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1839Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Parsley .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Tamson At Echo Canyon

    Tamson At Echo Canyon -- The following recounts one segment of the journey -- descending Echo Canyon -- 1246 miles from Nauvoo. “At the head or summit before entering Echo Canyon, Howard Egan was ca …

    Sources (54)

    • Tomson Parsley in entry for Ira Ernest Egan, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Samson W. Egan, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Tampson Parshley in entry for William Moburn Egan and Lula Mazona Winnie, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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