Henry Jackson Parrish, Sr. R.S. (c.1740-1800)

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Henry Jackson Parrish, Sr., R. S.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Bulloch, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Portal, Bulloch, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joel Parrish, Sr. (1708-1791) and Mary (Woolfolk) Parrish (1715-1791)
Husband of Mary Ann (Monk) Parrish Williams (1748-1801)
Father of Josiah Parrish, Sr.; Jerushia Monk / Dickson; Hezekiah Parrish; Ezekiel Parrish; Mary Parrish and 5 others
Brother of James Parrish; Mattie Parrish; Hezekiah Parrish; Mildred Parrish; Joel Parrish, Jr. and 6 others

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About Henry Jackson Parrish, Sr. R.S. (c.1740-1800)

SEE "Timeline" for chronological order of life events including any photos and documents as available; SEE "Media" for any documents and photos included from "Timeline" as available.

MEMORIAL: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35335609

Revolutionary Soldier (R.S.) Henry Parrish, Sr. (a) was born around 1740 in Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, son of Joel Parrish, Sr. and Mary (Woolfolk) Parrish.

Around 1770, he married Mary Ann Monk in North Carolina. They had 10 children born into the Parrish family including Josiah (1771, Duplin County, NC), Jerushia (circa 1773), Hezekiah (1776), Ezekiel Parrish (1779), Mary (1781), Mourning (1787), Joel (1787, North Carolina), Henry (1786, North Carolina), Ansel (1789, North Carolina) and Absalom (1796 Bulloch County, Georgia) Parrish.

Henry Parrish moved to New Hanover County, North Carolina. He was a patriot of the American Revolution with the rank of Private serving for 3 years in the North Carolina Continental Line (b).

After the war, Henry moved to Wilkes County, Georgia. There he was granted 200 acres of land. In 1787, he bought 92 acres more on the Ogeechee River from a Benjamin Few. A few years later, he moved to Bulloch County, GA, where he lived until his death.


On June 23, 1800 (b), Henry Parrish, Sr., age 60, died in Bulloch County with burial in Upper Lotts Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Portal, Bulloch County, Georgia, USA.

His will, dated June 23, 1800, was probated June 30, 1800. Executors of his will were his wife, Mary Ann, John Daughtrey and Jacob Mincy. The will gave his estate to his wife for her lifetime, then after that, to be divided between his 10 children (c).

Footnotes: (a) DAR Ancestor #: A086973, (b) Some reference to June 26 as day died. (c) Mrs. Florrie Hendry, of Adel, descends through his son, Henry. In 1949, she was the first descendant of Henry Parrish to become a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution on the record of his service. She was a member of the John Floyd Chapter with the National Number 386789.

References: Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia by Judge Folks Huxford; Henry Parrish Will, Bulloch County Clerk Office, recorded July 30, 1800; SEE any Documents if available under “Media” or “Timeline” events

Links: http://services.dar.org/public/dar_research/search_adb/?action=full&p_id=A086973 (Daughters of the American Revolution, Henry Parish); Link:http://www.daryljenkins.org/Parrish.htm; Link:http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=bpepper5007&id=I12157

Note: Overview arranged by family researcher Jim Semple, Jr., subject to additions & corrections.

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Henry Jackson Parrish, Sr. R.S. (c.1740-1800)'s Timeline

1740
1740
Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
1770
1770
Age 30
New Hanover, North Carolina, United States
1771
March 17, 1771
Age 31
Duplin, NC, USA
1773
1773
Age 33
Lowndes, GA
1776
1776
Age 36
New Hanover, NC
1779
1779
Age 39
NC
1782
1782
Age 42
North Carolina, United States
1784
1784
Age 44
Bulloch, Georgia, United States
1786
January 27, 1786
Age 46
North Carolina
1787
1787
Age 47
Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, VA, USA