- Birth Date
- 5 January 1829
- Death Date
- 13 June 1892
He was the clerk of the company. In some sources his surname is spelled "Parsons." His death date comes from a personal, online family history source without any accompanying documentation. Further evidence is needed to verify its accuracy.
- Age at Departure: 26
- England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3 September 1855, 3, 12.
- Parson, John, Camp Journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3 Sept. 1855, 5-12.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 62.