Census transcript for John Alfred Parris (1831-?) & family

1841: Upper Halling, Kent. James Parris, age 40, born in County - Y occ Labourer. Mary Parris, age 30, born in County - Y. Eliza Parris, age 13, born in County - Y. William Parris, age 12, born in County - Y. James Parris, age 10, born in County - Y. John Parris, age 9, born in County - Y. Harriot [sic] Parris, age 6, born in County - Y. Henry Parris, age 5, born in County - Y. Jane Parris, age 2, born in County - Y. Hanah [sic] Parris, age 3 months, born in County - Y. NA ref HO107/4549/3 page 4 sch 3

1851: Upper Halling, Kent. John Parris (head) age 17, born Halling Kent occ Agricultural labourer. Eliza Parris (wife) age 18, born Halling Kent. NA ref HO107/1609/533 page 7 sch 22

1870 (USA): Adams township, La Salle County, Illinois. John Paris [sic], age 37 (male, white) occ Farmer. Value of personal estate 670. Born England. Father & mother of foreign birth. Eliza Paris, age 37 (female, white) occ Keeping house. Born England. Father & mother of foreign birth. Alfred Paris, age 18 (male, white) occ works on farm. Born England. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. William Parris, age 12 (male, white). Born England. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Amos Paris, age 9 (male, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Albert Paris, age 7 (male, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Celia Paris, age 6 (female, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Melvin Paris, age 4 (male, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Attended school within the year. Ella Paris, age 2 (female, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth. Ralph Paris, age 1 (male, white). Born Illinois. Father & mother of foreign birth.

1890 (USA): Not available. This census was destroyed by a fire at the Commerce Department, Washington DC, on 10/1/1921.

1860 (USA): Adams, La Salle County, Illinois. John A. Parris, age 29, male, occ laborer. Value of personal estate 70. Born England. Eliza Parris, age 29, female, born England. John A. Parris, age 8, male, born England. Mark A. Parris, age 6, male, born England. Henry J. Parris, age 4, male, born England. William Parris, age 2, male, born England.

1880 (USA): Somonauk Township, De Kalb County, Illinois. John A. Parris (white, male) age 47, married. Occ Farmer. Born England. Father & mother born England. Eliza Parris (white, female) age 47, married. Born England. Father & mother born England. Amos Parris (white, male) age 19, single. Occ Farm laborer. Born Illinois. Father & mother born England. Albert Parris (white, male) age 18, single. Born Illinois. Father & mother born England. Melvin Parris (white, male) age 14, single. Born Illinois. Father & mother born England. Ella A. Parris (white, female) age 12, single. Born Illinois. Father & mother born England.

1900 (USA): Sandwich, De Kalb County, Illinois. John A. Parris (head, white, male), born May 1834, age last birthday 66. Married 50 years. Born England; father & mother born England. Year of immigration to US 1857. Number of years in US 43. Occ Comon [sic] laborer, months not employed 10. Can read, write & speak English. Home rented. Eliza Parris (wife, white, female), born August 1833, age last birthday 65. Married 50 years. Mother of 11 children, number living 8. Born England; father & mother born England. Year of immigration to US 1858. Number of years in US 42. Can read, write & speak English.