John D. Parr

2 July 1869–11 March 1946 (Age 76)
Waterville, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John D.

When John D. Parr was born on 2 July 1869, his father, Alvin D. Parr, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Catherine Back, was 17. He married Martha C Mastin on 14 April 1895, in Powell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 1, Powell, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Sycamore, Symmes Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 11 March 1946, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Hopewell, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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John D. Parr
Martha C Mastin
Marriage: 14 April 1895
Lena Parr
Edna Parr

Spouse and Children

14 April 1895
Powell, Kentucky, United States


    Lena Parr


    Edna Parr


Parents and Siblings

    Alvin D. Parr


    Sarah Catherine Back




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 12

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Parr in Lancashire, which was named in Old English with pearr ‘enclosure’.2 German: from Middle Low German parre ‘parish’, ‘district’, ‘minister's house’; a metonymic occupational name for a parson or for someone who worked in a parsonage or manse. Compare Pfarr .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Parr, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Parr, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John D Parr in household of Alvin D Parr, "United States Census, 1880"

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