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Gustavus Adolphus and Patience Monroe (Bishop) Parsons Family


Marriage Records Cole County Missouri, 1821-1900

Parsons, Christopher & Catharine Martin,                04 Jun 1840
Jefferson, Merewither L & Mary Parsons,                 22 Oct 1840
(Mr Jefferson was grandson of Pres Thomas Jefferson)
Fackler, John G of Osage Co MO & Eliza J Parsons,       10 Aug 1845
Parsons, Mosby M & Mary Wells,                          18 Sep 1850
Berry, Green C & Virginia I Parsons,                    20 Dec 1855
Trickey, E L & Julia M Parsons,                         22 Oct 1857
Turner, Dr Stephen D & Missouri P Parsons,              18 Oct 1868
Gordon, Doc J of Nevada Mo & Cornelia Parsons,          19 Feb 1890
Dorton, Charles H & Eliza B Parsons,                    31 Dec 1890
Ferguson, Andrew J of Bates Co MO & Louisa A Parsons    13 Sep 1891
of Callaway Co, MO,
Berry, Robert L & Lulu V Glover,                        18 Oct 1893
Parsons, Charles & Maggie Coleman,                      09 Mar 1898




Woodland Cemetery and (Old) City Cemetery,
1000-1022 East McCarty St, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri

Woodland Cemetery, Row 1-a, Lot 64

14) Berry, J V          Julia Virginia Berry  Nov 9, 1874  Jun 30, 1900
Berry, G C              Green C Berry  Sept 9, 1831  Dec 18, 1881
Berry, V P              Virginia P Berry  Jan 22, 1831  Aug 22, 1892
Berry, E P              Edward P Berry  Jun 11, 1857  Aug 13, 1876
Berry, F E              Fannie E Berry  Jun 1, 1859  Jun 29, 1866
Berry, C                Clay Berry  Feb 16, 1872  Apr 2, 1874
a) Berry, F             Little Fannie Berry, Daughter of Green & Virginia
                        Berry  Aged 2 years, 6 mo.
15) Standish, R A       Richard A Standish  Dec 6, 1857  Oct 3, 1884
Standish, M P   Mildred Parsons Standish  Sep 14, 1833  May 23, 1919
Standish, M P   Monroe P Standish  Jan 24, 1862  Apr 1, 1890
Standish, A D   Austin D'Arcy Standish  Oct 31, 1859  Nov 18, 1890

Woodland Cemetery, Row 1-a, Lot 59
5) Jefferson, M A       Mary Ann Jefferson Consort of M L Jefferson
                        Born June 5th 1824  Died July 8th 1844
                        In the 21st year of her life
6) Fackler, E J         Mrs. Eliza J Fackler Consort of Jno G Fackler
                        She was born in Albemarle County Va on the 11th of
                        Oct 1826  Died in the City of Jefferson Mo July 8th
                        1849  Aged 22 years & (?) months
7) Parsons, F J         Frances J Parsons  Born in Albemarle Co Va Oct 17
                        1828  Departed her life at Jefferson City July 24
                        1849  Aged 20 years 9 mos & 7 ds
8) Parsons, G A         Father Gustavus A Parsons  Born in Va June 15 1801
                        Died Jan 1 1882
Parsons, P M            Mother Patience Monroe Parsons  Born in Va Nov 25
                        1802  Died Jan 30 1884
9) Turner, M P          Missouri Parsons Turner  Born Oct 8 1840  Died
                        Sept 9 1890

Woodland Cemetery, Row 1-b, Lot 58
3) Berry, R L           Robert Lee Berry  1863-1928

Woodland Cemetery, Row 6-b, Lot 12
6) Parsons, M           Mary The wife of M M Parsons  Born Oct 18 1830
                        Died July 8 1853
Parsons, J              Josephine the daughter of M M Parsons  Born May 30
                        1853  Died Aug 3 1853
7) Parsons, S K         Stephen Kearney Parsons  Born Aug 16 1851  Died
                        Jan 24 1889

Woodland Cemetery, Row 7-c, Lot 90
13) Fackler, J G        John Geo Fackler  Born Feb 6, 1822  Died Jan 28,
                        1892  Marker "J.G.F."
Fackler, C D            Catherine Dorris wife of J G Fackler  Born Apr 19,
                        1823  Died Nov 8, 1914  Marker "C.D.F."




Some References to Confederate Brigidier General Mosby Monroe Parsons at
Missouri State Historical Society, Columbia, Missouri:

        "Bloodless invasion of Jefferson City in 1861".  Jefferson City
Post-Tribune, June 21, 1961.  Contains picture of General Parsons family
home in Jefferson City.  [Vertical File:  Jefferson City, MO - History]

        "The Jefferson City Story" by Myrene Houchim Hobbs, published by
Cole County Historical Society, Jefferson City, Mo. states that "... The
Grace Episcopal Church ... served as a hospital in 1849 during a cholera
epidemic ...".  [Two of Mosby Parsons sisters died in 1849 possibly of
cholera-wfb]

        "Generals In Gray" by Ezra J Warner, pages 228-229

        "Missouri, Day by Day" by Floyd C. Shoemaker, Editor, Vol I, p349

        "Medical Histories of Confederate Generals" by Jack D Welsh MD, p163-164.

        "General Mosby M Parsons: Missouri Secessionist" by Robert E. Miller
in Missouri Historical Review, October 1885, p 33-57, Vol 80.  [has
extensive description of Civil War years up to his death]

        "Shelby's Expedition to Mexico" by John N Edwards.  Missouri
Historical Review, April 1921, p553-558, Vol 15.  [describes capture and
execution of Mosby Parsons and several others by bandits in Mexico]




1840 ---:  MO Census, Cole County
        Years M F       Comments
        00-05 0 1
        05-10 0 2
        10-15 1 2
        15-20 0 1
        20-30 0 0
        30-40 1 1 [b1801 Gustavus A Parsons m1821 b1802 Patience M (Bishop)]




1844 Sep 19:  Jefferson City Jefferson Inquirer, Cole County, Missouri
        M. M. Parsons, Attorney at Law,  Jefferson City, Mo.  Will practice
        in the Circuit Courts of Osage, Morgan, Miller, Cole, Camden, and
        Pulaski.  Office in the Court House above the Clerk's Office.
        September 19, 1944.




1850 ---:  MO Census, Cole County
        Gustavus A Bishop 49 M VA [b1801 Gustavus A m1821 Patience M (Bishop)]
          Patience M      48 F VA [b1802 Patience Monroe (Bishop)]
          Moseby M        27 M VA [b1823 Moseby Monroe m1850 Mary (Wells)]
          Virginia T      18 F VA [b1831 Virginia T m1855 Green C Berry]
          Sarah M         16 F VA [b1833 Sarah Mildred m? Austin M Standish]
          Julia M         13 F MO [b1837 Julia M m 1857 E L Trickey]
          Missouri         8 F MO [b1840 Missouri m1868 Dr Stephen D Turner]
          Gustaavus        5 M MO [b1845 Gustavvus Adolphus]
        John G Fackler    28 M VA
        Thomas M Dearmon  18 M MO
        M L Jefferson     35 M VA
        Ephraim L Ewing   19 M MO