William John Parr

17 October 1919–26 November 1985 (Age 66)
Kipling, Saskatchewan, Canada

The Life of William John

When William John Parr was born on 17 October 1919, in Kipling, Saskatchewan, Canada, his father, William Thomas Parr, was 39 and his mother, Mabel Mildred Atchison, was 39. He lived in Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1926. He died on 26 November 1985, in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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William Thomas Parr
Mabel Mildred Atchison
Melvin ARNOLD Parr
Elgin Parr
Velma Mabel Katherine Bonnie Parr
Lilla Parr
William John Parr

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Age 63

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

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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  • Thon Parr in household of William T H Parr, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"

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