|Richard Jerome Parsons Sr.
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 4 The 1900 census recorded Charles Parsons, 25, living with wife Mary, 30; Richard, 2; and Arthur, 1. Also in the home is niece Vila Bentz, 9. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
2. He appeared on the census in 1930 in Forest Hills, Allegheny, PA. 9 Recorded in 1930 in Forest Hills, Allegheny County, was Richard J. Parsons, age 31, with wife Laura, 36; and Richard J., 3; Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
3. He appeared on the census in 1940 in Forest Hills, Allegheny, PA. 2 Recorded in 1940 in Forest Hills, Allegheny County, was Richard Parsons, engineer clerk in electrical manufacturing, age 42, with wife Laura, 45; Richard, 13; and John Arthur, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.
4. Obituary: Pittsburgh Post Gazette: obituary of Richard J. Parsons on 24 Aug 1984 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 7 PARSONS On Thursday, Aug. 23, 1984, Richard J., formerly of Braddock Hills, beloved husband of Fannie Hagadorn and the late Laura B. Parsons; father of Richard J. Jr. of Philadelphia and John A. of San Diego; sister of L. Maud Parsons of Cornwall, PA; also five grandsons. Friends received at ROBERT A. WOLFE MEMORIAL, 925 Franklin Ave. (at Coal St.), Wllk. on Sat. 2-4 p.m. 7-9 p.m. and Sun. from 1-2 p.m. at South Ave. Methodist Church, Wllk. where service will be held at 2 p.m. Interment Private. Member F&AM 590, AARP 828, Evergreens of Forest Hills, The 65 Club of Swlssvale and retired Westinghouse Employee of 47 Years. Contributions may be made to the South Avenue Methodist Church, Wllklnsburg, 15221.
Richard married Laura Beacher, daughter of William M. Beacher and Priscilla Brigitta Weary. (Laura Beacher was born on 23 Sep 1894 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA,10 11 12 died on 27 Aug 1975 in , Allegheny, PA 3 5 11 and was buried on 30 Aug 1975 in Wilkinsburg: Woodlawn Cemetery, Allegheny, PA, USA 11.)
Richard next married Fannie A. Luce. (Fannie A. Luce was born on 27 Oct 1901 in Hamlet, Chautauqua, NY, USA,13 died on 30 Aug 1987 in Alliance, Stark, OH 13 14 and was buried in Beaver: Beaver Cemetery and Mausoleum, Beaver, PA 13.)
1 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Sep 1978.
2 1940 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQQ9-LVM Richard Parsons, Braddock Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 2-56, sheet 20B, family 379, NARA digital publication T627, roll 3399.
3 Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JP8H-LZN Richard Parsons, August 1984; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File.
4 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33G-4WK Richard Parsons in household of Charles Parsons, Lebanon city Ward 1, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet , family 83.
5 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.), 28 Aug 1975, page 31. Death of Laura Parsons.
6 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 194147104 Richard Jerome Parsons Jr. father Richard J. Parsons mother Laura Beecher.
7 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.), 24 Aug 1984, page 3, obituary of Richard J. Parsons.
8 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25485658.
9 1930 United States Census, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCHL-9D8 Richard J Parsons, Forest Hills, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; citing enumeration district (ED) 0605, sheet 18A, family 455, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1964.
10 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, Issue 1 Jun 1978.
11 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25485928.
12 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDGD-RVW John H. Hayden and Laura Beacher, 27 Mar 1919; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference 274-448; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,888,832.
13 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=99555423.
14 Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.), 31 Aug 1987, page 10. Obituary of Fannie Hagadorn Parsons.