Samuel Parrish

23 September 1798–12 October 1873 (Age 75)
Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Parrish was born on 23 September 1798, in Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America, his father, Joel Parrish, was 28 and his mother, Sarah De Wolf, was 18. He married Francis Dack on 13 February 1820, in Brockville, Elizabethtown, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 20 Davis, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 12 October 1873, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Centerville City Cemetery, Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Parrish
Francis Dack
Marriage: 13 February 1820
Sarah Parish
Mary Parish
Lydia Adeline Parish
Jane Parish
Joel Parrish
Priscilla Parrish

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1820Brockville, Elizabethtown, Leeds, Upper Canada, British Colonial America
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 5
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 21
    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. 

    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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    Biography of Samuel Parrish and Fanny Dack

    Samuel Parrish (Sept 23, 1798 – October 12, 1873) and Francis (Fanny) Dack (October 28, 1795 – September 29, 1851) They were the parents of Joel Parrish, (named, I would suppose after his grandfather …

    Sources (48)

    • Saml Parrish, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Samuel Parrish in entry for Jack Parrish, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Samuel Parish, "United States Census, 1850"

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