Thomas Trigg Parrish

Brief Life History of Thomas Trigg

When Thomas Trigg Parrish was born on 25 March 1877, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, his father, Joel Christopher Parrish, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Kyle Walters, was 27. He married Willie Johns Creger on 6 September 1905, in Bristol, Virginia, United States. He lived in Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Big Lick, Roanoke County, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 21 January 1954, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Thomas Trigg Parrish
1877–1954
Angela Rhea Worley
1894–
Marriage: 26 September 1945

Sources (17)

  • Trigg T Parrish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas T Parrish, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Trigg Thomas Parrish, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): from the Old French habitational name and personal name Paris . Parrish is the most common form of the name in English, and is the result of confusion between -s and -sh (compare Norris ), reinforced by folk etymological association with the modern English word parish.

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

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