John Parry

10 February 1789–13 January 1868 (Age 78)
Newmarket, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Parry was born on 10 February 1789, in Newmarket, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Bernard Parry, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Saunders, was 42. He married Mary Williams on 3 October 1808, in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. His occupation is listed as mason, stonecutter, builder and contractor in England, United Kingdom. He died on 13 January 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Parry
Mary Williams
Marriage: 3 October 1808
Robert Parry
Bernard Parry
Elizabeth Parry
Mary Parry
Sarah Parry
John Parry Jr
William Parry
Caleb Parry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 October 1808Holywell, Flintshire, Wales
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · The Bill of Rights
    Age 2
    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
    Age 23
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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    John Parry

    A GREAT STORY AND TRIBUTE TO MISSIONARY WORK Written by Vivian Parry Morris at the request of her daughter Gay Lynn My Great Grandfather John Parry, was born the 10th of February, 1789, in Newmar …

    Sources (91)

    • John Parry, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Parry in entry for Edwin Francis Parry, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • John Parry, "United States Census, 1860"

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