Mathias Parson


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1. Jemima Henderson
2. Jane Hillman

Mathias Parson

  • Born: 13 Mar 1795, New Providence, Union County, New Jersey
  • Marriage (1): Jemima Henderson on 29 Dec 1833 in Fountain County, Indiana
  • Marriage (2): Jane Hillman circa 1820 in Montgomery County, Ohio
  • Died: 6 Feb 1878, Hale, McLeod County, Minnesota at age 82
  • Buried: Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minnesota

  General Notes:

1800 Mathias Parson- territory west of Ohio River
1806 - Matthias Parson - Montgomery County, OH tax list
1830 - Washington, Montgomery, OH
Mathias Parson, Jr was born in New Jersey to Mathias Parson, Sr. and Mercy "Massa' Shaw. He grew up in Ohio (primarily in Montgomery county). He had an older brother, John, and three older sisters, Abigail (Mrs. George Harter), Phebe (Mrs. Reynolds Wright), and Mary (Mrs. Robert Johnson). Mathias Jr. married Jane Hillman in Ohio around 1820, possibly in Montgomery county. They had five children - Samuel, Rachel, John, William and Joel. Jane passed away prior to 1833, possibly in Indiana.

The 1830 census shows a Matthew Parson living in Knox county, Indiana
2 males 1821-1830 [Samuel and Joel]
1 male 1816-1820 [William]
1 male 1801-1810 [Mathias]
1 female 1821-1830 [Mary Ann]
1 female 1811-1825 [Sarah]
1 female 1791-1800 [wife Jane]
[Rachel not born until Sept 1830]

Mathias Parson, Jr. married his second wife, Jemima Henderson, on December 29, 1833 in Fountain county, Indiana. Jemima was born in 1803 in Indiana. She was married to Rueben Penwell on August 26, 1824 in Fayette county, Indiana. It is said that Rueben left Jemima and never returned.

Mathias (Jr.) and Jemima were living in Cain township, Fountain county, Indiana during the 1840 census.

By the 1850 census, they were living in Utica township, Winnebago county, Wisconsin. They were continuing to live there during the 1860 census.

1865 Hale, McLeod, MN
Mathias Parson
Jemima Parson
Esther Parson
Manduna/Miranda Parson

The 1870 Federal census and 1875 Minnesota state census shows them living in Hale township, McLeod county, Minnesota. Mathias Parson, Jr. was a farmer. He and Jemima had five children - Jacob H., Martha (Mrs. Joseph Duff Mulligan), George, Esther (Mrs. Andrew C. Taylor) and Miranda. The first two children were born in Indiana, the middle child was born in either Indiana or Illinois, the fourth child was born in Illinois and the fifth child was born in Wisconsin.
(Above information researched/ prepared by Larry Shoger) Name: Rachael Straw Gender: Female Burial Date: Burial Place: Death Date: 07 Apr 1913 Death Place: Morrison, Minnesota Age: 82 Birth Date: 1831 Birthplace: Occupation: Race: Marital Status: Spouse's Name: Father's Name:Mathias Parson Father's Birthplace: Mother's Name: Mother's Birthplace: Indexing Project (Batch) Number:B02106-0 System Origin: Minnesota-EASy GS Film number:2138531 Reference ID: 1405

Name:Lonson Smith
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Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 1843
Event Place: Boone, Illinois, United States
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Spouse's Name: Sarah B Parson
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Spouse's Father's Name:Matthias Parsons
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GS Film number:1914106
Digital Folder Number:004539273
Image Number: 00253

Mathias married Jemima Henderson on 29 Dec 1833 in Fountain County, Indiana. (Jemima Henderson was born in 1807 in Indiana.)

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see husband's notes

Mathias next married Jane Hillman circa 1820 in Montgomery County, Ohio. (Jane Hillman was born on 20 May 1794 in Indiana and died in Sep 1833 in Fountain City, Fountain county, Indiana.)

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