Obituary Virginia T (Parsons) Berry,
Jefferson City, Missouri, 22 Aug 1892
Jefferson City Cole County Democrat, Cole County, Jefferson City, Missouri, 25 August 1892 Death of Mrs. Berry. Mrs. Berry, widow of the late G. C. Berry, after a long illness --- departed this life at 2 o'clock a.m. Tuesday morning at her home, in this county 2 1/2 miles south of this city, surrounded by her children and relatives. Mrs. Berry was the daughter of the late Gen'l G. A. Parsons, for many years a prominent citizen of this city. She was born in Virginia in 1832 and was married to G. C. Berry in 1855. Six children survive her who have the sympathy of many warm friends. The funeral services were held at the family residence yesterday at 1 o'clock and were very largely attended. Rev. Mr. Davis of the Episcopal church conducting the services. The body was laid to rest in the city cemetery.
Obituary Mary Ann (Parsons) Jefferson,
Jefferson City, Missouri, 8 Jul 1844
Jefferson City Jefferson Inquirer, Cole County, Jefferson City, Missouri, 10 October? 1844 Obituary. Died On the 9th inst., at the residence of Josiah Hodge, in Osage County, Mrs. M. A. Jefferson, of this City, in the 20th year of her age. In the death of this amiable lady, society has lost one of its brightest ornaments. Possessing firmness of mind, she bore her sickness with patience, and was perfectly resigned to the will of her Maker, leaving this earth and all its changing scenes, like an approved disciple of Christ, full of peace and joy. The deceased has left an affectionate husband, and numeous friends and relations, to mourn her loss, and shed the tears of Love and affection over her grave.
Obituary Missouri (Parsons) Turner,
Jefferson City, Missouri, 9 Sep 1890
Jefferson City Cole County Democrat, Cole County, Jefferson City, Missouri, 11 September 1890 Death of Mrs. Turner. Mrs. Doctor S. D. Turner died at her home in this county Tuesday very suddenly. She was the daughter of the late Gen. G. A. Parsons, and leaves a husband and three children. She was a most excellent woman and her family have the sympathy of all. The remains were brought to this city yesterday and laid to rest in the family vault in the city cemetery.
Obituary Sarah Mildred (Parsons) Standish,
St Louis, Missouri, 23 May 1919
Jefferson City Democrat Tribune, Cole County, Jefferson City, Missouri, 24 May 1919 Mrs. Standish Dead. Well Known Former Resident was 84 Years Old. Mrs. Mildred Standish, formerly of this city, died in St. Louis yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the age of 84 years. She was an aunt of Mrs. D'Oench, of St. Louis, at whose home she died. R. L. Berry, of this city, and J. M. and Frank Berry, of Seattle, Washington. Mrs. Mildred Parson Standish, born September 14, 1834, at Charlottesville, Virginia, was a daughter of General G. A. Parsons and Patience Monroe Parsons and came to Missouri with her parents in 1839, settling at Jefferson City. In 1857, she was married to Austin M. Standish, a young civil engineer of Limerick, Ireland. When the civil war broke out he entered the Confederate service and rose to be Colonel on the Staff of Mrs. Standish's brother, General M. M. Parsons. After the close of the war, General Parsons and Colonel Standish determined to leave the United States and make homes for their families in Brazil. On the 10th of June, 1865, General Parsons and his party were attacked by Mexican soldiers near a little town called Chino, just beyond the San Juan River, Mexico, while on their way South and both General Parsons and Col. Standish were cruelly murdered. M. M. Parsons Camp, Confederate Veterans of this city, is named in honor of General Parsons of which organization Mrs. Standish was an honorary member. Mrs. Standish had three sons, Richard, for many years clerk of Cole County, Austin, a practicing physician, and Monroe, connected with the wholesale drug business in St. Louis, all preceded her in death. For many years Mrs. Standish was matron for the School for the Blind in St. Louis. She was one of the oldest members of Grace Episcopal Church and with her passing away Jefferson City loses one of her oldest, most respected and beloved citizens. She was the aunt of Mrs. Wm. D'Oench, of St. Louis, and of R. L. Berry, of Jefferson City. The funeral will take place from the Grace Episcopal Church at 3:30 on Sunday afternoon. The pallbearers are: Judge A. M. Hough, Chas. Winston, H. B. Church, Jr., Dr. Phil Miller, John Giesecke, Will Gundelfinger.
Obituary Richard A Standish,
Jefferson City, Missouri, 4 Oct 1844
Fulton Callaway Weekly Gazette Death Notices, Callaway County, Missouri, 10 October 1884 At his residence in Jefferson City, October 4, 1884, Richard A. Standish, Clerk of the County Court of Cole county. He was a son of Major Austin A. Standish of the Confederate Army who with General Monroe Parsons, Major Conrow and two other officers were murdered by Mexicans in Mexico while enroute to join Maximillian, the emperor.
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