John Duncan Parrish

Brief Life History of John Duncan

When John Duncan Parrish was born about 1838, in Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Lafayette Parrish, was -72 and his mother, Beulah Elizabeth Nixon, was -75. He married Virginia Caroline Byrum on 1 September 1863. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 11 daughters. He lived in United States in 1949 and Township 2 Middle, Chowan, North Carolina, United States in 1950. He died on 19 May 1920, in Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Duncan Parrish
1838–1920
Virginia Caroline Byrum
1849–1902
Marriage: 1 September 1863
Caroline E. Parrish
1865–1952
William E. Parrish
1868–1874
Eulalie L Parrish
1869–1957
Gabriella E. Parrish
1871–1971
Elizabeth Lavenia Parrish
1874–1975
George Lafayette Parrish
1876–1959
Allie Virginia Parrish
1878–1930
Kate Parrish
1878–
Annie Bell Parrish
1880–1953
Mary Parrish
1883–1939
Martha Winborne or Pat Parrish
1884–1952
Kate White Parrish
1889–1969
Emma Agnes Parish
1890–1960

Sources (54)

  • John D Parrish, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Parrish - Published information: birth-name: John Parrish
  • John D Parrish, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): from the Old French habitational name and personal name Paris . Parrish is the most common form of the name in English, and is the result of confusion between -s and -sh (compare Norris ), reinforced by folk etymological association with the modern English word parish.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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