90th Birthday. Biography. He is father of Ernest Evey's wife, Martha Parr.

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PARR, JOHN W. - police ma- T. tliirty- held for ior E. W....
police ma- T. tliirty- held for ior E. W. Liver-rood, w i t h r t y - f i v e and t h i r t y - t w w i t h A. for po- of trustees on the n n n n n n ' e r i on the , nominated here Tuesday, t w c n t y Hui C. O. Cluck. on the this t i e k "i. two re- e r a l e i c h a r t . u i i o e r m e n t w n s in t a l l v dfs- lumped from an e n , wa-- e r a l of h"r TTrr D A Mir PANIC a ( k - f a e c Argenta Man Is Ninety Years Old Veteran of Civil War Was An Illinois Pioneer. A r q r n ' a . 111. M.-.rch 14-Mr. V," Parr cr'.cbraicd his flOth b i r s at his home in the north part of Wednesday. Those present were h children, grand children and great cramiohiidren end liis brother-in-law.. Mr. Joe Jackson w h o makes his w i t h Mr. Parr. Mr. John W. burn March, 14. 1838 at Newark. Lickcn count v. Ohm. His parents moved to Crawford county, Illinois at the close of the Mexican war. T h : nearcs! neighbor lived 2 miles f r : them. Illinois at that, time was a prairie. William P a r r f a t h e W. Parr went from Illinois I n California in t h e cold rush at 1.149 was nibbed and k i l l e d on liis home. His mother then r e t u r Ohio w i t h her l.imiiv (if f i n - . - Mr. Parr lived with ins molhcr u n he u r i - w to inaiilinori. He a t t school nne t e r m in I l l i n o t e r m s in Oilio. The school li'ms(-s made of Iocs a r i d the teachers received n salary of $1:2 per month bearded!; the pupils. ' riVII. WAR VETERAN. He returned to K a n k a k e e . in IB'ifi He cnlist.-d in the Civil war in To. O. 2flth 111., on April 24. !8fil. He -served uncii-r Genera] T.opnn a;:rl linn.'!-, 4 , in l l i i - b a i l i e of under Oen. V.Mrjam Wan-ire. The reinmen: in wlvrti he served took active part in t h i r t e e n b a t t l He was diseharur-d f r n m the June U, 11)64 r,! dial -nnooKa. Trim. He t h n relurnetrl to Ohio rnsaced in the caxpen'er t r a d ciintinued in t h e carpen'cr trade unable to work. In 1K67 he was married to Mis* Fllen Ja'-kson of Ohio. To t h i s twelve children were horn, two r! u H i h died in infaiicv The ten vivnv children are John Parr. .Jr. .toe Parr of Ueoatur. Charles Parr Dana I n r l . Mrs. E R. Evey of Ill Mrs A. B Troxe'J. Mrs. Ernest W h i t e Mrs W. E L m k e n Perrv Hilbrar. 4 . Mrs. Homer Walker, nr.ri Harry Parr. 1 t h i s place. are f o r t y " u r a n d i h f l ere:-.' eranu'i h i l d r f n. TO FRIEND CREEK. Mr Parr ma.ved h i s family tn Friend'; Creek towir-hip Macnn 1-0:111! v 1!!.. April "i. l»3fi. He lived (.!-!· m i l e ra 1 and one mile- n A r - - ' - i r a i i n i i l : us h n m e was eri in- f i r e . It" t i n n niovo-J Mr- Parr d i i - d April 'A. 1823. Mr Parr has b"en a. member of Methix'.ist rh'.ircli lor the last s i x rear? He a ' t i n d ; church i'ia'v !.".'hrw] rri'.ulaKv and is a teacher m :l,f Sundav school He is a qreat [ishrniiiiii and h i ; siitiniier days po'^ed I'l fislnr.r:. Some times he as' far as six miles on his fishine A p n ' t card shower pivcn Tiie-.firr. 4 . H i - f ' h i ' d r n i preFcr,!cd lame P,ii;. u

Clipped from The Decatur Daily Review14 Mar 1928, WedPage 4

The Decatur Daily Review (Decatur, Illinois)14 Mar 1928, WedPage 4
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  • PARR, JOHN W. — 90th Birthday. Biography. He is father of Ernest Evey's wife, Martha Parr.

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