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Steve and Pauline Jones’ Family History
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The Parris Family of Wrotham, Kent

This is page 7 of 11 tracing the descendants of John Parris and Jane Neville, and the numerous links by marriage to the Beadle , Harris (of Halling), Homewood , Luchford , Mayatt , Monk , Neville , Payne , Roots and Tomkin families. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, tap or click the icon to contact us . Browse by clicking the previous page/next page buttons or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.
Sixth Generation (continued)
29. Mark PARRIS [ Parents ]. Baptized 30/10/1853 in St John the Baptist Church, Halling. In 1858 he emigrated to the USA with his parents and siblings. Mark died before 1/4/1930 - he does not appear in the US Federal census taken that day. Occupation: Farmer. On 9/8/1874, when Mark was age 20, he married Matilda WANTZ in DeKalb County, Illinois. Matilda was born June 1859 in Illinois of German parents. Matilda died before 1/4/1930 - she does not appear in the US Federal census taken that day. They had the following children, all born Illinois: (1) Olive , born about 1876. (2) Edna , born May 1886. (3) Iva , born October 1891. 30. Henry J. PARRIS [ Parents ]. Born about 1856 in Halling. In 1858 he emigrated to the USA with his parents and siblings. It is not known when he died. Occupation: Farm labourer. On 11/7/1875, when Henry was age 19, he married Julia A. RICE in DeKalb County, Illinois. Julia was born February 1856 in New York. It is not known when she died. They had two children. The identity of only one is known: (1) Ella M , birth date unknown. 31. William PARRIS [ Parents ]. Baptized 21/2/1858 in St John the Baptist Church, Halling. Later that year he emigrated to the USA with his parents and siblings. According to his grave marker in Aurora Cemetery, Hamilton County, Nebraska, William died in 1941, age 82. Occupation: Labourer; janitor. Around 1879, when William was age about 21, he married Eliza Fanny ANGIER , daughter of Thomas and Fannie ANGIER , in Illinois. Eliza was born 24/5/1861 in Sublette, Lee County, Illinois and died 22/2/1890 in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, age 28. They had the following children, both born Illinois: (1) Celia , born 10/5/1880. (2) Mabel , born 24/10/1882. 32. Amos Theodore PARRIS [ Parents ]. Born 27/12/1860 in Somonauk County, Illinois, Amos Theodore died 19/12/1946, in Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska, age 85. Occupation: Grain dealer; Miller. On 15/11/1880, when Amos Theodore was age 19, he married Ella Nora PELKA . Ella Nora was born 2/4/1861 in Illinois and died 27/11/1947 in Aurora, age 86. Click/tap image to enlarge . They had the following children: (1) Kate , born 13/7/1882 in Aurora and died there 23/10/1885, age 3. (2) Nate W , born 13/7/1882 in Aurora and died there 11/10/1885, age 3. (3) Herbert Richard [ 51 ] . (4) Harry Archie [ 52 ] . (5) Glenn Ernest [ 53 ] . (6) Lawrence [ 54 ] . (7) Florence , born 26/1/1898 in Aurora and died there 10/5/1898, age 3 months. (5) Mildred Elizabeth , born 2/1/1902 in Aurora and died 6/2/1988 in Ontario, San Bernardino County, California, age 86. 33. Albert Ernest PARRIS [ Parents ]. Born 8/12/1862, in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, Albert Ernest died 12/9/1944 in Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska, age 81. He was buried 14/9/1944. On 15/5/1884, when Albert Ernest was age 21, he married the then 14 year old Mary Elizabeth McCANN in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Justice Sedgewick officiating). Born 1/3/1870 in Milwaukee, Mary Elizabeth died 20/2/1944 in Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska, age 74. They had the following children: (1) Ida Dora , born 21/3/1887 in Sandwich, Illinois. (2) Lillie Blanch [ 55 ] . (3) Arthur Lee , born 16/2/1889 in Aurora, Nebraska and died 12/9/1965 in Wadsworth, Kansas. He was buried in the Veterans’ cemetery there. (4) Bonnie Beryl [ 56 ] . 34. Melvin PARRIS [ Parents ]. Born 24/1/1866 in Northfield, La Salle County, Illinois, Melvin died 14/7/1927 in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, age 63. Occupation: Labourer. On 10/10/1885 when Melvin was age 19, he married Emma BURLTON in Illinois. Emma was born around 1865 in Cockshutt, Shropshire, and was baptized there 21/12/1865. Emma died 2/4/1950 in Morris, Grundy County, Illinois, age 84. Click/tap image to enlarge . They had the following children who were all born in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois (except Ethel): (1) Ethel , born December 1887 in Nebraska. (2) Ralph , born 20/4/1890 and died 1953 in Florida, age about 63. (3) Bessie , born 15/6/1892 and died May 1970 in Sandwich, age 77. (4) Irene , born October 1894. (5) Clifford , born July 1897 and died in 1916, age about 18. (6) Jeanette , born 9/5/1900 and died 16/11/1992 in Holiday, Pasco County, Florida, age 92. (7) Joan , born about 1902 and died in 1990, age about 87. (8) Hazel , born 30/12/1904 and died 22/0/2006, age 101. (9) Kenneth Burlton , born 18/11/1911 and died 30/1/2005, age 83.
Melvin Parris 1866-1927 and son Kenneth 1911-2005 Amos Theodore Parris 1860-1946
Steve & Pauline Jones’ Family History
If you don’t know where you came from,you won’t know where you are going.You have to study your history. Gil Scott-Heron

The Parris Family of Wrotham, Kent

This is page 7 of 11 tracing the descendants of John Parris and Jane Neville, and the numerous links by marriage to the Beadle , Harris (of Halling), Homewood , Luchford , Mayatt , Monk , Neville , Payne , Roots and Tomkin families. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, tap or click the icon to contact us . Browse by clicking the previous page/next page buttons or following the numbered (e.g. [2]) or parental ([Parents]) links.
Sixth Generation (continued)
© S M Jones Content is free for most uses - see legal stuff. Last update 11 Jan 2021
29. Mark PARRIS [ Parents ]. Baptized 30/10/1853 in St John the Baptist Church, Halling. In 1858 he emigrated to the USA with his parents and siblings. Mark died before 1/4/1930 - he does not appear in the US Federal census taken that day. Occupation: Farmer. On 9/8/1874, when Mark was age 20, he married Matilda WANTZ in DeKalb County, Illinois. Matilda was born June 1859 in Illinois of German parents. Matilda died before 1/4/1930 - she does not appear in the US Federal census taken that day. They had the following children, all born Illinois: (1) Olive , born about 1876. (2) Edna , born May 1886. (3) Iva , born October 1891. 30. Henry J. PARRIS [ Parents ]. Born about 1856 in Halling. In 1858 he emigrated to the USA with his parents and siblings. It is not known when he died. Occupation: Farm labourer. On 11/7/1875, when Henry was age 19, he married Julia A. RICE in DeKalb County, Illinois. Julia was born February 1856 in New York. It is not known when she died. They had two children. The identity of only one is known: (1) Ella M , birth date unknown. 31. William PARRIS [ Parents ]. Baptized 21/2/1858 in St John the Baptist Church, Halling. Later that year he emigrated to the USA with his parents and siblings. According to his grave marker in Aurora Cemetery, Hamilton County, Nebraska, William died in 1941, age 82. Occupation: Labourer; janitor. Around 1879, when William was age about 21, he married Eliza Fanny ANGIER , daughter of Thomas and Fannie ANGIER , in Illinois. Eliza was born 24/5/1861 in Sublette, Lee County, Illinois and died 22/2/1890 in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, age 28. They had the following children, both born Illinois: (1) Celia , born 10/5/1880. (2) Mabel , born 24/10/1882. 32. Amos Theodore PARRIS [ Parents ]. Born 27/12/1860 in Somonauk County, Illinois, Amos Theodore died 19/12/1946, in Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska, age 85. Occupation: Grain dealer; Miller. On 15/11/1880, when Amos Theodore was age 19, he married Ella Nora PELKA . Ella Nora was born 2/4/1861 in Illinois and died 27/11/1947 in Aurora, age 86. Click/tap image to enlarge . They had the following children: (1) Kate , born 13/7/1882 in Aurora and died there 23/10/1885, age 3. (2) Nate W , born 13/7/1882 in Aurora and died there 11/10/1885, age 3. (3) Herbert Richard [ 51 ] . (4) Harry Archie [ 52 ] . (5) Glenn Ernest [ 53 ] . (6) Lawrence [ 54 ] . (7) Florence , born 26/1/1898 in Aurora and died there 10/5/1898, age 3 months. (5) Mildred Elizabeth , born 2/1/1902 in Aurora and died 6/2/1988 in Ontario, San Bernardino County, California, age 86. 33. Albert Ernest PARRIS [ Parents ]. Born 8/12/1862, in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, Albert Ernest died 12/9/1944 in Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska, age 81. He was buried 14/9/1944. On 15/5/1884, when Albert Ernest was age 21, he married the then 14 year old Mary Elizabeth McCANN in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Justice Sedgewick officiating). Born 1/3/1870 in Milwaukee, Mary Elizabeth died 20/2/1944 in Geneva, Fillmore County, Nebraska, age 74. They had the following children: (1) Ida Dora , born 21/3/1887 in Sandwich, Illinois. (2) Lillie Blanch [ 55 ] . (3) Arthur Lee , born 16/2/1889 in Aurora, Nebraska and died 12/9/1965 in Wadsworth, Kansas. He was buried in the Veterans’ cemetery there. (4) Bonnie Beryl [ 56 ] . 34. Melvin PARRIS [ Parents ]. Born 24/1/1866 in Northfield, La Salle County, Illinois, Melvin died 14/7/1927 in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois, age 63. Occupation: Labourer. On 10/10/1885 when Melvin was age 19, he married Emma BURLTON in Illinois. Emma was born around 1865 in Cockshutt, Shropshire, and was baptized there 21/12/1865. Emma died 2/4/1950 in Morris, Grundy County, Illinois, age 84. Click/tap image to enlarge . They had the following children who were all born in Sandwich, DeKalb County, Illinois (except Ethel): (1) Ethel , born December 1887 in Nebraska. (2) Ralph , born 20/4/1890 and died 1953 in Florida, age about 63. (3) Bessie , born 15/6/1892 and died May 1970 in Sandwich, age 77. (4) Irene , born October 1894. (5) Clifford , born July 1897 and died in 1916, age about 18. (6) Jeanette , born 9/5/1900 and died 16/11/1992 in Holiday, Pasco County, Florida, age 92. (7) Joan , born about 1902 and died in 1990, age about 87. (8) Hazel , born 30/12/1904 and died 22/0/2006, age 101. (9) Kenneth Burlton , born 18/11/1911 and died 30/1/2005, age 83.
Amos Theodore Parris 1860-1946 Melvin Parris 1866-1927 and son Kenneth 1911-2005