David Marion Parris

David Marion Parris

Birth
Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 15 Oct 1848 (aged 69)
Jackson County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Sylva, Jackson County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 20131668 · View Source
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He was the son of Samuel and Rachel (Dickerson) Parris. By 1800 David had married Mary Morrow. She being the daughter of William and Ruth Morrow. In 1800 they were on the census in Spartanburg county, South Carolina, with one little girl.
In 1807 he bought from Isaac Cantrell 100 acres of land on the banks of Buck Creek. (Deed Bk. T pg. 44) The discription of this deed says it joins David Parris on one side. (So David already had some land at this time.) It also joined Joseph Morris, Abraham Nelson, Landley Bros., William Morrow corner.
The 1810 & 1820 censuses still list him in Spartanburg Co., SC. In 1830 & 1840 he and his family are on Haywood County, North Carolina census. In 1850 only his widow, Mary and daughter Tabitha, were listed.
His children; Ruth, Wm. Colman, Samuel, James, Elizabeth, Sarah, Ellender, John, David H., Talitha, Alfred, Mary, Lucy, Jane and Major Wiley.


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  • Maintained by: Betty Andrews
  • Originally Created by: JoAnn Welch Coon
  • Added: 27 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20131668
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Marion Parris (10 Nov 1778–15 Oct 1848), Find a Grave Memorial no. 20131668, citing Keener Cemetery, Sylva, Jackson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Betty Andrews (contributor 47182967) .