Virginia Florence (Brown) Parsons

Virginia Florence (Brown) Parsons (1906 - 1961)

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Virginia Florence Parsons formerly Brown
Born in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married in Randolph County, West Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Sep 2017 | Last significant change: 4 Feb 2018
15:27: Debbie (Hughey) Parsons posted a message on the page for Virginia (Brown) Parsons. [Thank Debbie for this]
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Virginia was born in 1907. She is the daughter of Miles Brown and Florence Shumway.

Virginia was the youngest child of five children born to MIles Mason Brown and Florence Gertrude Shumway. She first married a Clayance S. Pennell and had a daughter named Carolyn B. Pennell. Virginia married a second time to Daniel Randolph Parsons (son of Frank Asbarry Parsons and Nora Lee Baker) on 22 Jan 1929 in Randolph, West Virginia. They had children:

Virginia Randolph "Randy" Constance "Connie" James Lawrence "Jim" (b. 1933) Brown Alan Stephen Fairfax Nancy Lee Kathleen Rebecca "Becky" Arnold Louden Robert Baker Thomas Edward

Source: Family information researched and written by Frances Kay Replogle Parsons (1993). 16:35, 6 November 2017 (EST)16:35, 6 November 2017 (EST)16:35, 6 November 2017 (EST)Hughey-709 16:35, 6 November 2017 (EST) Individual Record FamilySearchâ„¢ Ancestral File v4.19

Virginia Florence BROWN (AFN: 1NP4-FF2) Sex: F

Event(s) Birth: Abt. 1940 Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia> Death: Mar 1961 Parents Marriage(s) Spouse: Daniel Randolph PARSONS (AFN: 1NP4-FDT) Marriage: 22 Feb 1961 Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia 16:35, 6 November 2017 (EST)16:35, 6 November 2017 (EST)16:35, 6 November 2017 (EST)16:35, 6 November 2017 (EST)~~ "United States Census, 1920," Virginia Brown in household of Miles M Brown, , Randolph, West Virginia

name: Virginia Brown residence: , Randolph, West Virginia estimated birth year: 1907 age: 13 birthplace: West Virginia relationship to head of household: Daughter gender: Female race: White marital status: Single father's birthplace: Pennsylvania mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania film number: 1821971 digital folder number: 4390433 image number: 00965 sheet number: 3

Household Gender Age Birthplace self Miles M Brown M 47y Pennsylvania wife Florence G Brown F 44y Pennsylvania son Elton S Brown M 19y Pennsylvania dau Helen S Brown F 16y Pennsylvania dau Virginia Brown F 13y West Virginia son Robert M Brown M 11y West Virginia dau Rachel L Brown F 2y7m West Virginia Florence Greene F 35y West Virginia

Source Citation "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 July 2012), Virginia Brown in household of Miles M Brown, , Randolph, West Virginia.


  • Volume II Brown Genealogy, Part 1 Many of the Descendants of Thomas, John, & Eleazer Brown, By Cyrus Henry Brown, 1915, page 71

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Virginia by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Virginia:

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On 4 Feb 2018 at 20:27 GMT Debbie (Hughey) Parsons wrote:

I adopted this profile when I saw it had no manager.

On 6 Nov 2017 at 02:27 GMT Debbie (Hughey) Parsons wrote:

My husband's paternal grandmother, Virginia Florence Brown Parsons. RIP Virginia. I've heard so much about you.

Virginia is 21 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 27 degrees from Carol Keeling, 16 degrees from George Washington and 20 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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