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John Parrish


Other Names: John Parrish

Assumed Gender: Male

Birth Date: 1730

Birth Place: Maryland

Death Date: 1807

Death Place: Unknown

Affiliations: Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends , Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends. Indian Committee , Society of Friends

Notes: Philadelphia Quaker minister. Born in Baltimore County, Maryland, family moved to Philadelphia after death of parents. Brother of Isaac Parish (c.1734-1826); m. Ann Wilson (1753); m. Abigail Halloway Bissell (1773). In 1777 recommended a minister. In 1784 with James Cresson visited in the Barbados. Worked for welfare of Indians. Indian Committee of PYM. In 1807 visited Baltimore for Yearly Meeting, died at age 78.

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