The Resource Parrish family papers

Parrish family papers

Label
Parrish family papers, 1776-1820
Title
Parrish family papers
Inclusive dates
1776-1820
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1776-1820, of the Parrish family of Goochland County, Virginia, consisting of: a deed, 24 October 1776, for 2 acres in Goochland County, Virginia, from Thomas Massie to John Holland, both of Goochland County, deed was recorded in Goochland County Court 16 June 1777; an account, February-June 1796, of Mary Layne to Humphrey Par[r]ish, for hoes and scythes; a letter, 30 August 1810, from Francis Drake of Logan County, Kentucky, to John Gilliam asking Gilliam to send money that Drake and his wife (Gilliam's sister) are to receive from Gilliam's father's estate, informing Gilliam of agricultural conditions in Logan County, and providing news of Drake's family; and a will, 6 April 1820, of Humphrey Parrish (d. 1823) of Goochland County, will was recorded in Goochland County Court 17 March 1823
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Biographical or historical data
Born in 1730, Humphrey Parrish was the son of Humphrey Parrish (ca. 1705-1773) and Mary Walker Parrish. Parrish was a prosperous land owner in Goochland County, Virginia, and served as an officer in the county militia. Parrish married Elizabeth Layne (1735-1818) in 1751. Humphrey Parrish died in Goochland County 25 January 1823. He and his wife had at least ten children. Their daughter Constance (d. 1820) married John Gilliam (d. 1825) 6 November 1779. Their daughter Sarah married first Thomas Massie 19 January 1797, and second Thomas Branch 7 October 1804.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Parrish family papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
12
Immediate source of acquisition
Jensen, Jack E., Mrs.
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000493933
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves

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