26. William Brigham
Parkinson1 was born
on 24 Dec 1877 in Morgan, Morgan, UT. He died on 26 May 1941 in Twin
Falls, Twin Falls, ID. He was buried on 30 May 1941 in Logan, Cache,
CENSUS RECORDS: 1910 Census of Lewiston, Cache, UT.
Amelia Jensen1 was born
on 27 Oct 1872 in Norre Halne, Aalborg, Denmark. She died on 10 Jan
1958 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, UT. SOURCE
PARENTAGE: Caroline Amelia, daughter of Soren Peter and Maren Kirstena
OTHER MARRIAGES: married 26 Oct 1915 LeRoy J. Tidwell. William Brigham Parkinson
and Caroline Amelia Jensen had the following children:
William Brigham Parkinson and Evans Beth
Troop were married on 2 Feb 1902 in Chicago, Cook, Il. Evans
Beth Troop1 was born on
30 Jun 1885 in Columbus, Franklin, Oh. She died on 7 Feb 1956 in
Logan, Cache, UT. She was buried on 11 Feb 1956 in Logan, Cache,
OBITUARY: Logan Herald-Journal, 8 Feb 1956; Eva Parkinson, Lewiston, Dies; Lewiston-Mrs.
Eva Beth Troop Parkinson, 70, widow of Dr. W.B. Parkinson Jr., died unexpectedly
last night in a local hospital. She was born June 30, 1885, in London, Ohio,
a daughter of Joseph Henry Troop and Harriett Louisa Minshall Troop. She was
married to Dr. Parkinson Feb. 2, 1902. Mrs. Parkinson spent her youth in Chicago,
Ill. where she met her husband. Shortly after their marriage, the couple moved
to Wellsville, and from there to Lewiston where Mrs. Parkinson had made her home
for the past 51 years. In her earlier life she was active in LDS Primary and
Mutual organization. For eight years she was employed by the telephone company
in Lewiston, and many years had devoted service to the Red Cross. She was active
in civic and social life of Lewiston, where she gained many friends and acquaintances.
Surviving are five children: Mrs. Lila Johnstone, Oakland, Calif; Floyd Parkinson,
Smithfield; Mrs. Beth Blair, Lewiston; Paul Parkinson, Logan, and Mrs. Peggy
Benson, San Leandro, Calif; 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and
one sister, Mrs. Mamie C. Cronk, who has made her home with Mrs. Parkinson since
the death of Dr. Parkinson. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, 1 p.m.
in Lewisotn First-Fourth ward chapel, with Bishop Melvin C. Gilbert of the Fourth
ward officiating. Friends may call at the family home Friday evening and Saturday
before 12 noon. Burial will be in Logan City cemetery. Funerals, Eva Parkinson;
Lewiston-Funeral services for Mrs. Eva Troop Parkinson, 70, who died Tuesday
night, will be conducted Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Lewiston 1st-4th LDS Ward
chapel by Bishop Melvin C. Gilbert. Friends may call at the family home Friday
evening and Saturday until noon. Burial will be in Logan City cemetery. Eva
Parkinson Services Held; Lewiston-Funeral services for Mrs. Eva Parkinson were
conducted in Lewiston 1st-4th LDS chapel under the direction of Bishop Melvin
Gilbert. Prayer at teh home was offered by Gordon Wiser. Norma Bodily played
prelude and postlude music. The opening song was sung by the combined choirs
of the First and Fourth wards, "Sometime We'll Understand," and was
directed by E.H. Kemp with Norma Bodily at the organ. Invocation was by George
A. Thomson. Speakers were Ernest Lee of the Mountain States Telephone and Telegraph
Company, where Mrs. Parkinson was employed for a number of years, and President
Loyal Hall, of the Mt. Logan stake. Bishop Gilbert also gave a few remarks.
A duet, "A Perfect Day," was sung by Parley Hall and Nellie Leishman
with Mrs. Poppleton at the organ. The closing song, "Abide With Me",
was by the choir. Benediction was by John M. Bernhisel. Pallbearers were Bert
Van Orden, Earl Karren, Leon Pond, George Villet and Ervin Larsen. The grave
in the Logan city cemetery was dedicated by Alma Johnson. Card of Thanks. We
take this opportunity of expressing our sincere appreciaiton to all who were
so thoughful, and who extended assistance at the recent death of Mrs. Eva Parkinson.
The Parkinson Familyy, Mrs. M.T. Cronk. William Brigham Parkinson and Evans
Beth Troop had the following children:
Brigham Parkinson and Etta Berniece Owens were married on 30 Apr 1931 in American
Falls, Power, Id. Etta Berniece Owens1 was born on 23 Mar 1906 in Preston,
Franklin, Id. She died in Dec 1975 in Farr West, Weber, UT.
PARENTAGE: Etta Berniece, daughter of William and Etta (Nelson) Owens.
OTHER MARRIAGES: married 2) 5 Mar 1942, Weston Smith, sealed 14 Mar 1955.
DEATH RECORD: Social Security Death Index.