|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1841|
|Death: ||May 4, 1930|
Obituary from the Bedford Times-Republican, May 15, 1930.
A. A. Parrish
A. A. Parrish, Civil War veteran, passed away at his home in south Bedford, Wednesday evening, at 9 o'clock, after an illness of only one day. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Episcopal church Friday afternoon, at 3 o'clock, conducted by Rev. M. R. Talley, and assisted by Rev. Clark M. Crowell. Members of the Woman's Relief Corps and the Rebekah Lodge attended the services in a body. Interment was made in the Fairview cemetery. Taps were sounded by John Swap.
Addison A. Parrish, son of Micajah and Hannah Edmiston Parrish, was born June 6, 1841, in Owen County, Indiana, and was next to the oldest of six children. He came with his parents to Iowa in 1854, crossing the Mississippi River at Burlington, when there were but three cabins there, and located near Burlington. The next year the family moved to Clarke County, and it was from there that he enlisted in the 18th Iowa Infantry in 1861, and served till the close of the war. He was united in marriage to Mrs. Susan S. [ophrona Paul] Denney, Nov. 19, 1865, at Osceola, Iowa. They moved to Taylor County in 1867, and had always lived in Bedford and vicinity. To this union were born 3 children, Mrs. Inez Payton, Wm. Parrish and Mrs. Adelle Bates, all of Bedford. Mrs. Parrish passed away in February 1924. Besides the three children, he is survived by a stepdaughter, Mrs. Laura Douglass, 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and three brothers, H.[arvey] W. [esley] Parrish of Bedford, J. [ames] C. Parrish of Osceola, and L.[ew] J. Parrish of Pueblo, Colorado. In his young manhood, Mr. Parrish united with the Methodist Episcopal church at Osceola, in later years moving his membership to the Bedford church. He always attended the church services as long as his health would permit. He was a staunch member of the Grand Army of the Republic, being commander of the local Post at the time of his death. He was always interested in the Woman's Relief Corps and their work as Auxiliary to G. A. R.
Macajah Parrish (1815 - 1905)
Hannah M Edmiston Parrish (____ - 1868)
Susan Sophrona Paul Parrish (1840 - 1924)*
Inez Parrish Payton (1867 - 1962)*
William M Parrish (1871 - 1962)*
Addison A. Parrish (1841 - 1930)
Harvey Wesley Parrish (1847 - 1940)*
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Record added: Mar 26, 2008
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