Fanny Dale Colvin

26 October 1875–8 June 1949 (Age 73)
Gentry, Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life of Fanny Dale

When Fanny Dale Colvin was born on 26 October 1875, in Gentry, Gentry, Missouri, United States, her father, John Patton Colvin, was 20 and her mother, Emily Catherine Stapleton, was 21. She married Charles Francis Adams on 28 April 1894, in Albany, Gentry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Center Township, Buchanan, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Howard Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 8 June 1949, in Gentry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lone Star, Gentry, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Merriman Parrish
Fanny Dale Colvin
Marriage: 28 May 1898
Laura Opal Parrish
Glen Everett Parrish
Paul Russell Parrish
Howard Lewis Parrish

Spouse and Children

28 May 1898
Albany, Gentry, Missouri, United States


    Laura Opal Parrish


    Glen Everett Parrish



    Howard Lewis Parrish


Parents and Siblings

    John Patton Colvin


    Emily Catherine Stapleton




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Colville , probably reflecting a local pronunciation.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Fanny D Parish in household of Lewis M Parish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fannie D Parrish in household of Louis M Parrish, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fannie Parrish in household of Lewis M Parrish, "United States Census, 1900"

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