John Parry

May 1808–28 January 1888 (Age 79)
Axton, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

John Parry was born in May 1808, in Axton, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the son of John Parry and Mary Hughes. He married Maria on 6 April 1832, in Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah Territory, United States in 1868 and lived in Gwaenysgor, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 28 January 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Parry
1808–1888
Elizabeth Roberts
1820–1907
Marriage: 30 October 1843
Edward Roberts Parry
1843–1927
Caroline Parry
1860–1930
Sarah Parry
1846–1935
Harriet Frances Parry
1851–1904
Elizabeth Parry
1857–1915

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1843Gwaenysgor, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1812
    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1815
    Age 7
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 22
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Harry ‘son of Harry’ ( see Harris ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Harris
    Barry

    Story Highlight

    Coming to America

    The steamship, "Minnesota", with a company of Saints numbering 534 persons, left the port at Liverpool, England on Tuesday, 30 June 1868. Included among the passengers were John Parry, his wife Elizab …

    Sources (42)

    • John Parry, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • John Parry, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Parry, "United States Census, 1880"

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