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Marietta "Metta" Forsythe1,2,3,4

Female
b. 27 September 1891, d. 31 May 1993


Family Verner Parrish b. 1 August 1892, d. 23 March 1988
Marriage* 28 October 1914  Paris, Edgar Co., IL, Principal=Verner Parrish1,4 
Children  1. Infant Parrish b. a 1914
  2. Hall Goodman Parrish b. 9 Oct 1915, d. 2 Sep 2003
  3. Laufman Parrish b. 8 Feb 1921, d. Dec 1982
  4. Wilma L. Parrish b. Aug 1923

Note*   Metta's parents were Thomas Goodman Forsythe and Margaret Laufman.4 
Birth* 27 September 1891  IL1,2 
Married Name 28 October 1914  Parrish1,4 
Marriage* 28 October 1914  Paris, Edgar Co., IL, Principal=Verner Parrish1,4 
Census* 1920  1920 Federal Census, Illinois, Edgar County, Elbridge Township, ED: 44, Series: T625, Roll: 367, Page: 39A, January 10
Sheet 7A
(enumerated with husband, Verner Parrish)
35, 156, 157, Parrish, Marietta, Wife, , , F, W, 27, M, , , , , Yes, Yes, Illinois, , Illinois, , Illinois, , Yes, None,1 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Illinois, Edgar County, Elbridge Township, ED: 23-6, Series: T626, Roll: 513, Page: 38B, April 17
Sheet 5B
(enumerated with husband, Verner Parrish)
94, 140, 131, Parrish, Mette, Wife-H, , , , Yes, F, W, 38, M, 23, No, Yes, Illinois, Illinois, Illinois, , 61, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,3 
Death* 31 May 1993  Paris, Edgar Co., IL2 
SSN* 31 May 1993  Metta PARRISH
Birth Date: 27 Sep 1891
Death Date: 31 May 1993
Social Security Number:     330-32-3904
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Illinois
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 61944
Localities: Paris, Edgar, Illinois2 
News/Obit* 1 June 1993  Obituary, Metta Parrish dies at 101

PARIS -Merietta “Metta” Parrish, 101, of Paris, died 3:25 p.m. Monday (May 31, 1993) in Paris Community Hospital.

Services will be 10:30 p.m. Thursday in Sutton & Son Funeral Home, Paris, with Brother James Rue and Brother Joe Miller officiating. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Burial will be in Edgar Cemetery, Paris.

Mrs. Parrish was born Sept. 27, 1891 in Clark County, the daughter of Thomas Goodman Forsythe and Margaret Laufman. She was an active member of the Oliver Church of Christ. She married Verner Parrish on Oct. 28, 1914, in Paris. He died March 23, 1988.

Surviving are her son, Hall G. Parrish, Paris; daughter, Mrs. Bert (Wilma L.) Lammey, Terre Haute, Ind.; brothers, Russell Forsythe, Libertyville, Ind.; daughter-in-law, Annabelle Parrish, Paris; four grandchildren; nine greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one son, four brothers, and five sisters.

Appeared in the Herald & Review (Decatur, IL), June 1, 19934 

Citations
  1. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  3. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S323] News Bank.


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