Myrtle A. Parrish

Brief Life History of Myrtle A.

When Myrtle A. Parrish was born in February 1886, in Arkansas, United States, her father, James Madison Parrish, was 34 and her mother, Della Ann Lytle, was 28. She married James William Brock on 7 December 1904, in Crawford, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in United States in 1949 and Sekiu, Clallam, Washington, United States in 1950. She died on 21 January 1971, in Puyallup, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Sumner Cemetery, Sumner, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Brock
Myrtle A. Parrish
Marriage: 7 December 1904
Clarence Brock
Ruby Opal Brock
Aaron Harrison Brock
Ernest James Brock
Gaynelle Brock
Harold Harry Brock

Sources (19)

  • Mirtie A. Brock, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Myrtle Alta Parrish in entry for Harold Harry Brock, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • Myrtle Brock in household of Jas Brock, "United States Census, 1910"

World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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