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John Parrish Journals

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17


Scope and Content: The John Parrish Journals contains abstracts of birth, death, and marriage records covering 1875-1911. He noted events of the families in his neighborhood in Parrishville, VA. Ben Ritter prepared the abstracts in 1999.
(1 Box) Last updated 02/07. DIGITIZED 02/07.

Biographical/Historical: John Parrish, son of Daniel and Mary Kerns Parrish, was born Dec. 16, 1856 and died Oct. 27, 1932. He was a farmer and merchant located between Gore, VA and the West Virginia/Virginia line at Parrishville, VA.

Cite As: John Parrish Journals, 306 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

Parrish, John – Journal, 1875-1885 Birth and Death Abstracts, 4 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Parrish, John – Journal, 1877-1885 Marriage Abstracts, 8 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Parrish, John – Journal, 1898-1911, List of deaths extracted, indexed, and typed by Ben Ritter
3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)
9 leaves, typescript (photocopy)