Priscilla Parrish

20 March 1833–10 August 1914 (Age 81)
Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Priscilla

When Priscilla Parrish was born on 20 March 1833, in Elizabethtown, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, her father, Samuel Parrish, was 34 and her mother, Francis Dack, was 37. She married Lorenzo Wesley Roundy Sr on 22 April 1857, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Kanarra Election Precinct, Kane, Utah, United States in 1880 and Kanarraville, Iron, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 10 August 1914, in Venice, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Venice Cemetery, Venice, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lorenzo Wesley Roundy Sr
Priscilla Parrish
Marriage: 22 April 1857
Fannie Jane Roundy
Sarah Roundy
Samuel Harrison Roundy
Joel Jesse Roundy
Annie Isadore Roundy
David Alonzo Roundy
Lydia Annis Roundy
Heber Lorenzo Roundy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1857Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Davis, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Davis, Utah, United States
    Age 28
    Historical Boundaries: 1861: Washington, Utah Territory, United States 1864: Kane, Utah Territory, United States 1883: Iron, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Iron, Utah Territory, United States

    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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    Story Highlight

    Autobiographical Sketch of Pricilla Parrish Roundy (1833-1914) by Etta Berry Heap & Sarah Roundy Berry

    AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF PRICILLA PARRISH ROUNDY Emigrant 1847 by Pricilla Parrish Roundy with foreword by Etta Berry Heap and postscript by Sarah Roundy Berry Samuel Parish was born in Elizabeth, …

    Sources (27)

    • Percilla Roundy in household of Lorenzo W Roundy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Percilla P. Roundy, Death (1914), "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Priscilla Parish in household of Samuel Parish, "United States Census, 1850"

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