┌── William Ross Hanshaw │ 1825-1894 ┌── Charles Richner Hanshaw ──┤ │ 1858-1930 │ │ └── Mary Ann Jackson │ 1833-1893 Perle Blanche Hanshaw ───┤ B: 1882 │ ┌── James Nason D: 1956 │ │ └── Laura Mason ──────────────┤ 1859-1889 │ └── Sarah Plowman M: Will George Parson
|Perle Blanche Hanshaw [ID 15406]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born Mar 4 1882, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.1,2,3,4
She married Will George Parson, Jun 24 1903, Ottumwa, Iowa.2 Will, son of James Miller Parsons & Eliza Jane Rambo, was born Dec 25 1882, Douds, Van Buren County, Iowa.5
Perle Blanche Hanshaw died Jun 15 1956, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa; buried Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa.2
Perle's obituary was published in "The Ledger" (Fairfield, Iowa) on Friday, June 15, 1956:2
Illness Fatal To Mrs. Will PARSONS
Mrs. Will G. PARSONS, 74, died at 2:45 a.m. today at her home at 508 E. Kirkwood after an illness of six weeks.
The body is at the Weston Behner Funeral home where last rites are pending.
The former Perle Blanche HANSHAW, Mrs. PARSONS had been a resident of Fairfield for 49 years. She was born March 4, 1882 at Douds, the daughter of Charles and Laura NASON HANSHAW. She was married to Will G. PARSONS June 24, 1903 at Ottumwa.
Mrs. PARSONS was a member of the Presbyterian church and Hawkeye Rebekah Lodge 386. She is survived by her husband and the following children: Milford A. PARSONS, Fairfield; Monte W. PARSONS, Burlington; Wesley G. PARSONS, Miami, Fla.; Lucille PARSONS, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and Glenn W. PARSONS, Montclair, N.J.
One brother is deceased.
Will died Apr 12 1964, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida; buried Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa.5
Will's obituary was published in "The Ledger" (Fairfield, Iowa) on Monday, April 13, 1964:5
Will PARSONS Dies in Florida
Will G. PARSONS, 81, retired mail clerk, died suddenly Sunday morning at his winter home at St. Petersburg, Fla. His son, Wesley G. PARSONS of Fairfield, was visiting his father at the time of his death. The body will arrive at the Weston Behner Funeral home early Thursday morning, where arrangements are pending.
PARSONS was born Dec. 25, 1882 at Douds, the son of James and Eliza RAMBO PARSONS. He was a member of the First Presbyterian church and the Elks lodge of Fairfield.
He is survived by his wife [sic] and the following children: Milford A. PARSONS of Fairfield, Mont W. PARSONS of Burlington, Wesley G. PARSONS of Fairfield and Mrs. Lucille L. COWEN of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
He is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: J.W. PARSONS of Douds, Leslie J. PARSONS of Hollywood, Calif., Jay H. PARSONS of Gladbrook, Mrs. Ethel B. SMITH of Fairfield, Mark M. PARSONS of Douds, Andrew J. PARSONS of Fox Lake, Ill., Mrs. Etha E. GAY of Hamilton, Ont., Can., Mrs. Eleanor FICKEL of Fairfield and Edna L. REAMS of Brooklyn.
He was preceded in death by a son Glenn W. PARSONS.
Photo: Children of Charles Richner Hanshaw & Laura Nason Lulu Edyth, Nettie Maude, Perle Blanch and Sarah Ann 11
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