Leslie Mearl Parkinson

19 October 1900–8 September 1980 (Age 79)
Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life of Leslie Mearl

When Leslie Mearl Parkinson was born on 19 October 1900, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, his father, Reuben Parkinson, was 36 and his mother, Zina Diantha Brown, was 30. He married Annie Arleen Unthank Millett on 5 April 1928, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 8 September 1980, in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Leslie Mearl Parkinson
Annie Arleen Unthank Millett
Marriage: 5 April 1928
Dolores Parkinson

Spouse and Children

5 April 1928
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    Dolores Parkinson



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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 1

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 21

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): patronymic from Parkin . This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lislie M Parkinson in household of Reuben Parkinson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie M Parkinson in household of Reuben Parkinson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lesley Parkinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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