Rebecca Logsdon1

ID#1252, b. 1828, d. 7 May 1907
Father: not yet identified, but reportedly born in Maryland.2
Mother: not yet identified, but reportedly born in (West) Virginia.2

Birth date: 1828.3,4
Birth place: (West) Virginia.2,5

Her maiden name was spelled Logston per the entry in the death record of her daughter, Mary Elizabeth (Parks) Harris.6

Rebecca's first marriage was to George W. Pierce on 28 November 1847. Edward Dowler certified that he celebrated the rite of marriage between the couple. Note that the groom's surname was spelled as Pearce in the handwritten record of the marriage.7,5

She became a widow when George died in November 1852.8

Her second marriage was to Joseph Parks.9

Rebecca died on 7 May 1907.9,3 Rebecca's body was interred in the Fork Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Cameron, Marshall County, West Virginia; her name appears on the gravestone as "Rebecca Parks." The inscription reads, "Mother ~ Wife of Joseph Parks."3,4

Deceased Children of Rebecca Logsdon and George W. Pierce:

Deceased Children of Rebecca Logsdon and Joseph Parks:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=25 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S1236] Della Virginia Parks, Marshall County Indexed Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 4130823_00161.jpg.
  2. [S204] Joseph Parks household, 1880 U.S. Census, Greene County, Pennsylvania, Richhill Township, Enumeration District 82, page 27C (343 stamped), National Archives micropublication T9_1133.
  3. [S1222] "Fork Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery," submitted by Phyllis Slater and re-read by Karen Hucko in 1998, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/cemetery/frbap.htm
  4. [S2105] Rebecca Parks, Find A Grave memorial no. 97361599, created by Sheron Smith-Savage on 18 September 2012, online http://www.findagrave.com. Photograph by Sheron Smith-Savage, uploaded 18 September 2012.
  5. [S1173] John Pierce household, 1900 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron District, Enumeration District 67, sheet 12A, National Archives micropublication T623_1765.
  6. [S488] Mary Elizabeth Harris, Marshall County Indexed Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 4130823_00091.jpg.
  7. [S1842] Register of Marriages for George W. Pearce and Rebecca Logsdon, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130824_00112.jpg.
  8. [S1277] "Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery," submitted by Phyllis Slater and re-read by Karen Hucko in 1998, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/cemetery/oak.htm. Information pertaining to George W. Pierce.
  9. [S205] "NSDAR Ancestral Chart," Naomi (Parks) Lowe for Clarence P. Rulong.
  10. [S1592] Judson Rossell Parks, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1984246_0001661.jpg.
  11. [S2096] Della Virginia Parks, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953683_0002373.jpg.