William John Parkin

public profile

Is your surname Parkin?

Research the Parkin family

William John Parkin's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


William John Parkin

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Heanor, Derbyshire, England
Death: February 17, 1919 (79)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Bountiful, Davis, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elizabeth Selena Parkin
Father of Erma Bollwinkel

Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About William John Parkin

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Thomas E. Ricks Company (1863)

Perpetual Emigrating Fund

Age at departure: 24

Find a Grave

Birth: May 19, 1839 Heanor Derbyshire, England

Death: Feb. 17, 1919 Bountiful Davis County Utah, USA

WILLIAM J PARKIN DIED SUNDAY NIGHT William J Parkin who had been a resident of Bountiful since 1863 and who was in his eightieth year died at his home in South Bountiful Sunday night following a stroke of paralysis a week or ten days before.

He was born in Heanor, Derbyshire England and was the son of the late Mr and Mrs John Parkin.

He left his native land with his parents setting sail from Liverpool in May, on the ship Cynasore, arriving in Utah in Oct, 1863.

For Fourty-two years Mr. Parkin has been making trips to Park City to market vegetables and farm produce. He was among the first to sell farm products in that mining camp. Deceased is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Thurgood Parkin, 16 children, 68 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. A former wife, Elizabeth Foulds Parkin, preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held in South Bountiful this Friday, afternoon.

Family links:

  • John Parkin (1821 - 1885)
  • Elizabeth Wright Brown Parkin (1821 - 1887)
  • Eliza Foulds Parkin (1839 - 1889)
  • Elizabeth Selena Thurgood Parkin (1863 - 1949)
  • Harriet Parkin Varley (1867 - 1950)*
  • George Parkin (1873 - 1952)*
  • Eliza Jane Parkin Yeiter (1880 - 1949)*
  • Erma Parkin Bollwinkel (1906 - 2000)*
  • William John Parkin (1839 - 1919)
  • Harriet Parkin Matchit (1843 - 1879)*
  • Joseph Parkin (1850 - 1935)*
  • Hyrum Parkin (1854 - 1899)*
  • Heber Parkin (1861 - 1921)*

  • Calculated relationship

Burial: Bountiful Memorial Park Bountiful Davis County Utah, USA Plot: B-8-32-3

Created by: Mary Record added: Dec 30, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 46132179

view all

William John Parkin's Timeline

May 19, 1839
Heanor, Derbyshire, England
August 13, 1906
Age 67
Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, USA
February 17, 1919
Age 79
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, USA
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, USA