Lee Roy Parr

12 July 1900–31 March 1986 (Age 85)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Lee Roy

When Lee Roy Parr was born on 12 July 1900, in Alabama, United States, his father, Edward Thomas Parr, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Louisa Mae Westbrook, was 41. He had at least 1 daughter with Viola Counts. He lived in La Grange, Troup, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Troup, Georgia, United States in 1986. He died on 31 March 1986, at the age of 85, and was buried in La Grange, Troup, Georgia, United States.

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Lee Roy Parr
Viola Counts
Ruby Janette Parr

Spouse and Children


    Viola Counts




    Ruby Janette Parr


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Thomas Parr


    Sarah Louisa Mae Westbrook




    Edward "Eddie" R. Parr


    Ida M. Parr




    Bell L. Parr


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 12

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • L Roy Parr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roy Parr in household of Sarah Parr, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy Parr in household of Sarah Parr, "United States Census, 1920"

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