John Parry Jr

13 October 1817–16 May 1882 (Age 64)
Newmarket, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Parry Jr was born on 13 October 1817, in Newmarket, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Parry, was 28 and his mother, Mary Williams, was 28. He married Harriet Julia Roberts on 26 December 1853, in Llanfwrog, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 16 May 1882, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Parry Jr
Harriet Julia Roberts
Marriage: 26 December 1853
Brigham Bernard Parry
Lavinia Charlotte Parry
Mary Aneron Parry
Armenia Julia Parry
Sarah Celestia Harriet Parry
John Moroni Parry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1853Llanfwrog, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 14
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Harry ‘son of Harry’ (see Harry , Harris ). The name is widespread in both England and Wales.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Fear of Lightening

    My grandmother Oneita Hyde Waite, who was a granddaughter to John and Harriet, told me many times of the great fear the Parrys' had of lightening. If lightening threatened, they would take all of the …

    Sources (37)

    • John Parry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Perry in entry for John M. Parry, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • John Perry, "United States Census, 1880"

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