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PARSONS, Milton Albert
MURPHY, Mahala
(1818-Bef 1880)
VARBLE, Nancy A.
PARSONS, Ephraim
SHOEMAKER, Marietta Ellen

PARSONS, Lorenzo Edward


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SMITH, Nancy Ellen "Kitty"

PARSONS, Lorenzo Edward 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 11 Jun 1873, Secor, Woodford County, Illinois
  • Marriage: SMITH, Nancy Ellen "Kitty" in 1894 in Missouri
  • Died: 10 Jan 1942, Ilwaco, Pacific County, Washington at age 68 6


Lorenzo married Nancy Ellen "Kitty" SMITH in 1894 in Missouri. (Nancy Ellen "Kitty" SMITH was born in Oct 1876 in Missouri and died on 13 Nov 1951 in Ocean Park, Pacific County, Washington.)



1 1900 US Census (District 17, Wilson, Adair County, Missouri). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Lorenzo [spelled Ren] Parsons (age 26, b. Jun 1873, IL), wife Nancy E. [Smith] (age 23, b. Oct 1876, Missouri), and children Relda (age 5, b. Aug 1894, Missouri), Veora L. (age 4, b. Jan 1896, Missouri), Clarence E. (age 3, b. Oct 1897, Missouri) and Letha (age 11 mos, b. Jun 1899, Missouri), living in Wilson, Missouri. Ren is listed as a "farmer" and indicates that both his parents were born in Illinois [erroneous, father born in Virginia]. Nancy indicates that her father was born in Illinois and her mother in Missouri. The couple indicate that they have been married for 7 years, and have had 4 children, all living. Living two houses away is Lorenzo's brother, Sylvester, who is a "lodger" in the household of John Martin.

2 1880 US Census (District 234, Palestine, Woodford County, Illinois). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Ephraim Parsons [spelled Parson] (age 46, b. VA), wife Mary Etta [Shoemaker] (age 39, b. IL) and children Rose (age 19, b. IL), Louis E. (age 16, b. IL), Estella (age 14, b. IL), Mahela (age 12, b. IL), Nancy (age 9, b. IL), Jane (age 8, b. IL), Lorenzo (age 7, b. IL), Hulda (age 5, b. IL), Villa (age 3, b. IL) and Lorura [illegible] (son, age 1, b. IL), living in Palestine, Illinois. Ephraim is listed as a "farmer" and indicates that his father was born in Maryland and his mother in Virginia. Mary Etta indicates that both her parents were born in Kentucky [erroneous, father born in IL]. Louis E. is listed as "working farm."

3 1920 US Census (District 45, Kalispell Ward-1, Flathead County, Montana). Surety: 4. Lists Lorenzo Parsons (age 46, b. IL), wife Hithie [sp? illegible] (age 43, b. MO) and children Letta (age 20, b. MO), Roxie (age 16, b. ID) and Lorenzo (age 11, b. ID), living in Kalispell, Montana. Lorenzo is listed as a "laborer, lumber camp" and his father is listed as born in Illinois, his mother in the U.S. [info prob. provided by spouse]. Hithie indicates her father was born in Illinois and her mother in Missouri. Also living in Montana at this time is Lorenzo's aunt [sister of his mother], Amanda [Shoemaker] Kyes.

4 1930 US Census, District 122, Zillah, Yakima County, Washington. Surety: 4. Lists Lorenzo E. Parsons (age 56, b. IL), wife Kitty (age 53, b. MO) and son Lorenzo (age 24, b. ID), living in Zillah, Washington. Also in the household is "granddaughter" Myrtle Baushini [sp?] (age 10, b. MT). Lorenzo Sr. is listed as a "laborer, odd jobs" and indicates that his father was born in West Virginia and his mother in Illinois. Kitty indicates that her father was born in the U.S. and her mother in Missouri. Myrtles father was born in Idaho and her mother in Missouri. The couple indicate that they married when Lorenzo was age 20 and Kitty age 19.

5 World War I Draft Records (Cascade County, Montana). Surety: 4. Parsons, Lorenzo Ed
Residence: Portage, Cascade Co., MT
Age: 45
DOB: 11 Jun 1873
Occupation: farmer
Next of Kin: Mrs. L.E. Parsons, Portage, MT

6 Washington Death Index, 1940-1996 ( Surety: 4. Name: Lorenzo E Parsons
Place of Death: Pacific
Date of Death: 10 Jan 1942
Age: 68
Gender: M
Certificate: 5

. Need to confirm if this is Michael Shoemaker's brother, Jacob. There are records for two Jacob Shoemaker's for the War of 1812, both from Ohio.

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