Virginia C Byrum

Female1849–13 September 1902

Brief Life History of Virginia C

When Virginia C Byrum was born in 1849, in Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph J Byrum, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Privett, was 40. She married John Duncan Parrish on 1 September 1863. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Township 2 Middle, Chowan, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Township 1, Chowan, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 13 September 1902, in Edenton, Chowan, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

John Duncan Parrish
Virginia C Byrum
Marriage: 1 September 1863
Caroline E. Parrish
William E. Parrish
Eulalie L Parrish
Gabra E. Parrish
Elizabeth Lavenia Parrish
George Lafayette Parrish
Allie Virginia Parrish
Annie Bell Parrish
Mary Parrish
Martha Winborne or Pat Parrish
Kate White Parrish
Emma Agnes Parish

Sources (43)

  • Jennie Parrish in household of John Parrish, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Va Parrish in entry for Bishop Marvin Cuthrell, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Baryum in entry for Annie Belle Parrish Norfleet, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1863
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Byron .

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

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