Geneva Parcell

Female16 May 1911–14 March 1940

Brief Life History of Geneva

When Geneva Parcell was born on 16 May 1911, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, David Allen Parcell, was 35 and her mother, Ada Isabelle Williams, was 26. She married Dalton Lee Brown on 23 July 1929, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Snow Creek, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Union Hall, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 14 March 1940, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Hopkins Mill, Franklin, Virginia, United States.

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Dalton Lee Brown
Geneva Parcell
Marriage: 23 July 1929
Dalton Lewis Brown

Sources (14)

  • Geneva Brown in household of Dalton L Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geneva Parcell, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Geneva Parcell Brown, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 July 1929Franklin, Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (7)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 1

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

    Age 6

    Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.


    Age 9

    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Purcell .

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

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