Austin Clarence Parish

31 July 1909–8 March 1987 (Age 77)
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life of Austin Clarence

When Austin Clarence Parish was born on 31 July 1909, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Clarence Austin Parish, was 31 and his mother, Madia Moffot Bain, was 28. He married Clara Alice Long on 30 March 1929. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in South Fork Township, Christian, Illinois, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 8 March 1987, in Los Gatos, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Igo, Shasta, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Austin Clarence Parish
Clara Alice Long
Marriage: 30 March 1929
Novetta Ann Parish
Austin Samuel Parish

Spouse and Children

30 March 1929
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 1

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant spelling of Parrish .

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

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Story Highlight

Austin Clarence Parish. Ashes

Austin Clarence Parish. Ashes were moved to Igo veterans Cemetery, in Shasta County California when his wife Verna Lee moved to be near her daughters.

Sources (3)

  • Austin Parish in household of Clarence Parish, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Austin C Parish, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Austin Parrish, "United States Census, 1940"

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