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|PARSONS, Elsworth Jack
PARSONS, Elsworth Jack 1 2 3
- Born: 23 Nov 1892, Hurdland, Knox County, Missouri
- Marriage: BURKHART, Charlotte Louise about 1925
- Died: 28 Feb 1968, California at age 75
- Buried: Feb 1968, Lubbock County, Texas
Elsworth married Charlotte Louise BURKHART, daughter of Jay L. BURKHART and Charlotte E. UNKNOWN, about 1925. (Charlotte Louise BURKHART was born in May 1898 in Beloit, Mitchell County, Kansas and died after 1930.)
1900 US Census (District 15, Salt River, Adair County, Missouri). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Louis [spelled Lewis] Parsons (age 36, b. May 1864, IN [erroneous, info prob. provided by spouse]), first wife Altie M. [Long] (age 25, b. May 1875, Missouri), and children Elsworth J. (age 7, b. Nov 1892, Missouri), Gladdis M. (age 4, b. Apr 1895) and Golde E. (age 9 mos, b. Aug 1898), living in Salt River, Missouri. Louis is listed as a "day laborer," and indicates that his father was born in Virginia and his mother in Illinois. Altie indicates that her father was born in Virginia and her mother in Missouri. Living nearby is Louis' sister, Stella [Parsons] Seese and her family. Also living in Salt River at this time is Louis' aunt [sister of his mother], Elizabeth [Shoemaker] Hicks, and her family.
1920 US Census (District 99, Beloit, Mitchell County, Kansas). Surety: 4. Lists Elsworth J. Parsons (age 25, b. MO), living as a "roomer" in the household of Madison and Sarah Conn in Beloit, Kansas. Elsworth is listed as a "salesman, clothing store" and indicates that his father was born in Illinois and his mother in Missouri.
1930 US Census, District 8, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas. Surety: 4. Lists Elsworth J. Parsons (age 36, b. MO), wife Charlotte L. [Burkhart] (age 31, b. KS) and children Harold E. (age 8, b. CO) and Shirley A. (age 6, b. AZ), living in Lubbock, Texas. Also in the household are Charlotte's father, Joly [sp?] L. Burkhart (age 72, b. OH), widower, and "servant" Bee Handers (age 38, b. Mississippi). Elsworth is listed as a "manager, dry goods store" and indicates that his father was born in Illinois and his mother in Missouri. Charlotte indicates that her father was born in Ohio and her mother in Missouri. Joly indicates that both his parents were born in Ohio.