Earl Leroy Parsons

Brief Life History of Earl Leroy

When Earl Leroy Parsons was born on 5 May 1905, in Fairfield, Ohio, United States, his father, Ora Arrington Parsons, was 21 and his mother, Gertie B. Bushey, was 18. He had at least 8 sons and 5 daughters with Edith Pearl Buckey. He lived in Laporte, Ingersoll Township, Midland, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Ingersoll Township, Midland, Michigan, United States in 1985. He died on 5 April 1985, in Freeland, Tittabawassee Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Poseyville, Ingersoll Township, Midland, Michigan, United States.

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Earl Leroy Parsons
Edith Pearl Buckey
Gilbert L Parsons Sr
Genevieve Marton
John Parsons
Norman Parsons
Neoma May Parsons
Milford E. “John” Parsons
Genevieve Evelyn "Granny" (Parsons) Marton
Raymond Parsons
Keith D Parsons
Helena Gertrude Parsons
Edward A Parsons
Bernard James Parsons
Phyllis Ilene Parsons

Sources (13)

  • Earl Parsons, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Earl Leroy Parsons - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Earl Leroy Parsons
  • Earl Leroy Parsons, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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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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