John Parish

about 1760–
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John

John Parish was born about 1760, in Rhode Island, United States. He married Elizabeth Willis on 3 January 1785.

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John Parish
Elizabeth Willis
Marriage: 3 January 1785

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Willis


3 January 1785

World Events (8)


Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 16

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.

Age 31

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Parrish .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Parish in entry for Stephen Greene and Sarah Parish, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

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