Newton Walter Parish

28 July 1892–30 March 1974 (Age 81)
Allendale, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Newton Walter

When Newton Walter Parish was born on 28 July 1892, in Allendale, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, his father, Damon Wells Parish, was 37 and his mother, Harriet A Stevens, was 32. He married Beatrice Susan Sheridan on 30 July 1919, in Allendale, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Allendale Township, Ottawa, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Coopersville, Ottawa, Michigan, United States for about 44 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 30 March 1974, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Allendale Township Cemetery, Allendale, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Newton Walter Parish
Beatrice Susan Sheridan
Marriage: 30 July 1919
Morris E. Parish
Lorraine E. Parish
Laura Parish
Carrol Parish
Geneva Parish
Keith Parish
Merlyn J

Spouse and Children

30 July 1919
Allendale, Ottawa, Michigan, United States



    Lorraine E. Parish


    Laura Parish


    Carrol Parish


    Geneva Parish


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Damon Wells Parish


    Harriet A Stevens




    Essie R. Parish



    Nellie M. Parish


    Ada Belle Parish



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Parrish .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Newton Parist in household of Luell Parist, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Newton Walter Parish, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Newton Parish, "United States Census, 1940"

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