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Ettie B. Parsons
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Birth: Feb. 25, 1866
Mercer County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1886
Mercer County
Missouri, USA

Ettie B. Parsons was the daughter of James Parsons (1812-1885) who was born in Tennessee, and Mary (Prichard) Parsons (1824-1884) who was born in Kentucky. Both families were among the early settlers of Mercer County, Missouri, and Ettie's parents were married in 1843 in Grundy County, Missouri.

Ettie was the youngest of 8 known siblings:

Zerelda J. Parsons 1845-
William Erastus Parsons 1847-1925
John B. Parsons 1852-
Mary E. Parsons 1856-
Ellen F. Parsons 1859-
Adel Parsons 1861-1878
U. S. Grant Parsons 1864-1885
Etta/Ettie B. Parsons 1866-1886

1870 Census of Madison Township, Mercer County, Missouri:

James Parsons 57
Mary Parsons 46
John B. Parsons 18
Mary E. Parsons 14
Ellen Parsons 11
Adel Parsons 9
U. S. Grant Parsons 6
Etta Parsons 4

1880 Census of Harrison Township, Mercer County, Missouri:

James Parsons 68, farmer
Mary Parsons 56
Ellen F. Parsons 21
U. S. Grant Parsons 15
Etty Parsons 14
Nellie C. Owens 11, granddaughter
Assie Owens 9, granddaughter

The cause of Ettie B. Parsons' death at such a young age is unknown to this writer. She died at the age of 20 years, 5 months and 13 days, according to her tombstone. Her date of birth was figured by calculating her age and date of death.

- Information gathered by Blytha (Dennis) Ellis, descendant of Ettie's maternal grandmother Mary Polly Tye's brother-in-law, Ezekiel Bennett, Sr.
Family links: 
  James Parsons (1812 - 1885)
  Mary Prichard Parsons (1824 - 1884)
  Zrilda J. Parsons Owens (1845 - ____)*
  William Erastus Parsons (1847 - 1925)*
  John B. Parsons (1852 - 1874)*
  Adella Parsons (1861 - 1878)*
  U. S. Grant Parsons (1864 - 1885)*
  Ettie B. Parsons (1866 - 1886)
*Calculated relationship
Age 20y, 5m, 13d
Goshen Cemetery
Mercer County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Blytha & Donald Ellis
Originally Created by: ctaz
Record added: May 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14172335
Ettie B. Parsons
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Ettie B. Parsons
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- Blytha & Donald Ellis
 Added: Dec. 26, 2012

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