Census transcript for John Alfred Parris (1852-1919) & family

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

1880 (USA): Northville, La Salle County, Illinois. Alfred [sic] Parris (white, male, single) age 28, occ Farmer. Born England; father & mother born England. Mark Parris (white, male, married), brother, age 26, occ Farmer. Born England; father & mother born England. Matilda Parris (white, female, married), sister in law, age 21. Born Illinois; father & mother born Germany. Olive Parris (white, female, single), niece, age 3. Born Illinois; father born England, mother born Illinois.

1870 (USA): Adams, 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 [sic], 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.

1900 (USA): Sandwich, De Kalb County, Illinois. Alford [sic] Parris (head, white, married) born Feb 1852, England. Age 48. Married 13 years. Father & mother born England. Occ Farmer. Elizabeth M Parris (wife, white, married) born Jul 1853, New York. Age 44. Married 13 years. Mother of 5 children, all still living. Father born Vermont, mother born New York. Eva G Parris (dtr, white, single) born Dec 1887, Illinois. Age 12. Father born England, mother born New York. John H. Parris (son, white, single) born Dec 1889, Illinois. Age 10. Father born England, mother born New York. Charles H. Fraise (step-son, white, single) born Apr 1874, Iowa. Age 24. Father born Ohio, mother born New York. Occ Farm Labour.

1910 (USA): Sandwich, De Kalb County, Illinois. Alfred [sic] Parris (head, male, white) age 57, married 23 years. Born England; father & mother born England. Year of immigration to US 1858, naturalized. Occ Farmer. Farm owned, free of mortgage. Lisa [sic] Parris (wife, female, white) age 54, married 23 years. Mother of 5 children all still living. Born New York; father born Vermont, mother born New York. Occ none. John Parris (son, male, white) age 20. Born Illinois; father born England, mother born New York. Occ Laborer - farm. Ethel Parris (dtr in law, female, white) age 19. Born Iowa; father born Vermont, mother born Illinois. Occ none. John Huber (boarder, male, white) age 56, single. Born Germany; father & mother born Germany. Year of immigration to US 1857, naturalized. Occ Trainer - horses. Joseph Mousnic (servant, male, white) age 30, married 2 years. Born Austria, Bohemian; father & mother born Austria, Bohemian. Year of immigration to US 1907, alien. Occ Laborer - farm.