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 Dillwyn Parrish

Dillwyn Parrish

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Sep 1886 (aged 77)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Sec F, lot 32, row
Memorial ID 66071620 · View Source
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Grandfather of artist Maxfield Parrish.

Dillwyn Parrish (1809-1886) graduated from the College of Pharmacy in Philadelphia and operated a pharmacy with his brother Edward. The Parrishes were a prominent Quaker family in the Philadelphia area, noted for their philanthropy.

An active member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, he served as Overseer, Clerk, and Elder. He was also a member of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race from 1832-1886, serving as its President in 1851.

The image posted is alleged to be a picture of George Dillwyn Parrish of Colorado Springs, Colorado.(1984-1941). Please see: https://www.google.com/search?q=dillwyn+Parrish&biw=1920&bih=955&source=lnms&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwifzYOKvpHMAhXD4iYKHa2nD8cQ_AUIBSgA&dpr=1


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  • Created by: ProgBase
  • Added: 24 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66071620
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dillwyn Parrish (8 Sep 1809–17 Sep 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66071620, citing Fair Hill Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by ProgBase (contributor 47278889) .