John Irvin Parsons

20 February 1885–22 March 1953 (Age 68)
Liberty Center, Henry, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Irvin

When John Irvin Parsons was born on 20 February 1885, in Liberty Center, Henry, Ohio, United States, his father, William Henry Parsons, was 43 and his mother, Mary Jane Clark, was 32. He married Wastella Vica Hemry on 24 December 1903, in Henry, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jasper, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1935 and York Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 22 March 1953, in Wauseon, Fulton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Liberty Center, Henry, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Irvin Parsons
1885–1953
Blanche Wright
1897–1969
Marriage: 15 February 1917
Emerson Parsons
1917–1981
Eldon Lloyd Parsons
1919–1988
Marie Parsons
1923–
Mildred Parsons
1927–
Howard Marion Parsons
1929–1977

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1917
Monroe, Michigan, United States
children

(5)

    Male1917–1981Male

    Male1919–1988Male

    Marie Parsons

    Female1923–Female

    Mildred Parsons

    Female1927–Female

    Howard Marion Parsons

    Male1929–1977Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Parsons

    Male1841–1916Male

    Mary Jane Clark

    Female1852–1928Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1870–1950Male

    Ulysses Grant Parsons

    Male1872–1940Male

    Clara Matilda Parsons

    Female1874–1938Female

    Male1877–1951Male

    Estella M Parsons

    Female1880–1881Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for the servant of a parish priest or parson, or a patronymic denoting the child of a parson, from the possessive case of Middle English persone, parsoun ( see Parson ).2 English: many early examples are found with 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.3 Irish: usually of English origin (see above), but sometimes a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain, which is of Highland Scottish origin ( see McPherson ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Irvin Parsons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irvin Parsons, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irvin Parnson, "United States Census, 1940"

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