Morris Rawson Parmelee

Brief Life History of Morris Rawson

When Morris Rawson Parmelee was born on 23 May 1816, in Kirkland, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Chester Parmelee, was 34 and his mother, Hadassah Mitchell, was 29. He married Louisa Hill on 14 September 1837. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Verona, Verona, Oneida, New York, United States in 1850 and New York, United States in 1870. He died on 13 October 1880, at the age of 64, and was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Clinton, Kirkland, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Morris Rawson Parmelee
Louisa Hill
Marriage: 14 September 1837
Elizabeth Arvilla Parmelee
Charles D. Parmelee
Jane L. Parmelee
Alice E. Parmelee
Mary Parmalee
Chester Morris Parmelee
Minnie H. Parmelee

Sources (8)

  • Morris R Parmele, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Morris Rawson Parmele, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Morris R. Parmelee, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Parmley .

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

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