James Henry Parvin

June 1872–1 March 1963 (Age 90)
Bardolph, McDonough, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of James Henry

When James Henry Parvin was born in June 1872, in Bardolph, McDonough, Illinois, United States, his father, Gilbert T Parvin, was 31 and his mother, Sophia Lawson, was 33. He lived in Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 March 1963, at the age of 90, and was buried in Burrton, Harvey, Kansas, United States.

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James Henry Parvin
Ella L Jones

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 3
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike
Age 5
The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 24
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

English: from the Middle English plant-name parvink, pervink, perving ‘periwinkle’ (Old English perfince). This word was applied figuratively in Middle English in the sense ‘paragon, most beautiful or best example’.Muslim (Iran and the Indian subcontinent): from the Persian male and female personal name Parvīn, from parvīn ‘the Pleiades’. Compare Parveen .History: In the 1720s Francis (1700–67) Parvin came from Northallerton, Yorkshire, England to Berks County, PA. Notable bearers of the name in the US have included Theodore Sutton Parvin (1817–1901), an IA lawyer, and Theodore Parvin (1829–98), a PA gynecologist and obstetrician.

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

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Sources (8)

  • James H Parvin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Parvin in household of Maria J Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Henry Parvin, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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