John Parrish

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Born in Granville, Butte, North Carolina, USA on 1775 to John Parrish and Private. John married Elizabeth Suit and had 11 children. He passed away on 1823 in Long Creek, Warren, Georgia, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Parrish"

English (mainly southern): from the Old French habitational name and personal name Paris (see Paris 1). Parrish is the most common form of the name in English, and is the result of confusion between -s and -sh (compare Norris), reinforced by folk etymological association with the modern English word parish. In the 17th and 18th centuries the surname was occasionally bestowed on foundlings brought up at the expense of the parish.

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