Gender
Female
Alternate Names
Olney, Laura Eliza

Parks, Laura Eliza Olney

Biography

ca. 1833–after 1900. Born in Ohio. Daughter of Oliver H. Olney and Alice (Elsa) Johnson. Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Illinois, by 1841. Raised by her aunt in Kirtland, Lake Co., Ohio, after death of her mother in 1841. Attended Western Reserve Teacher’s Seminary in Kirtland, 1848–1849. Married Horace H. Parks, 8 July 1851, in Lake Co.

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