Philarmon B. and Lenora A. (Mayfield) Parish, 7N 51W

In 1870 Clark County, Missouri, Hiram Parish is 38, Sarah A. 42, Lunirus 14, Alpheus 13, Ellery 12, Anna 9, Rosswell 8, Philarmon 7, and Frances 3.

In 1880 Clark County, Hiram and Sarah have Alpheus H 23, Ellery 21, Anna B. 19, Roswell 18, Philarmon B. 17, Frances C. 13, and Emilius 9.

In 1900 Lee County, Iowa, Philarman B. born Nov 1862 in Missouri, is a motorman, married 15 years to Lenora May 1865 Iowa. She's had three kids one living. Dennis June 1886 in Missouri.

In 1910 Clark County, Missouri, A.B. Parish is 47, born in Missouri, father in Cnada. Lenora ia 44 Iowa has had four kids, two living. Dennis is 23, Emmett 8, both born in Missouri. His mother Sarah Parish 82 born in Virginia is with them.
On the same page is R.C. Parish 48, with Artense 44 with nine kids.
(Sarah CACKLEY Parish, 1828-1917 is buried in Clark County # 29467816, with Hiram 1832-1900 # 29467901.

Armon claimed a quarter in section 28, 7N 51W in 1917.

In 1920 he's farming in Washington County, Colorado, 57, born in IOwa, with Lenora 54 Iowa. Son Emmett M. is 18, born in Missouri.

Philarmon Barry Parish 1862-1930 is buried in Sterling, with Lenora Ann (Mayfield) Parish 1865-1956.

Dennis is a railroad agent in 1930 Carroll County, Missouri, 43, with Lora 41 born in Iowa. Maxine E. is a saleswoman, 20 was born in Missouri, Juanita 17 in Iowa.

In 1940 Carroll County, Dennis is 53, Lora 52, Lenora widowed 74 born in Missouri is with them, and Lora's mother Matilda Hunt 84 born in Illinois.

May 13, 1943 Chillicothe, Missouri "Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Parish and Mrs. Lenora Parish, visited Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brammer and family"


Hale, Mo., Oct. 25, 1955—Dennis E. Parish, Burlington railroad station agent here for forty-one years, and Mrs. Parish, have received a lifetime pass from the railroad in recognition of his fifty years of service with the company. The pass and a 50-year service pin for Parish were presented by J. A. Lloyd, assistant superintendent of the railroad's Hannibal division. Parish also received a personal letter of commendation from H. C. Murphy, president of the railroad. Parish is one of 150 Burlington employees still active after fifty years service. He is in good health and expects to continue working as long as he is physically able."

Lora Hunt "Parrish" 1888-1961 is buried in Hale Cemetery, Carroll County # 159492764.
So is Dennis E. Parish 1886-1971 # 112607634.

They had Juanita Ione Parish in Appanoose County, Missouri on April 27, 1912.

Maxine E. (Parish) Brammer 1909-2007 is also buried in Hale Cemetery, # 143992320, with Carl E. 1910-1964. " Brammer, Maxine E., 97, passed away Feb. 25, 2007. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday, Hale Cemetery, Hale, Mo. Survivors: son, Richard (Phyllis) Brammer of Wichita, Michael Brammer of Wappinger Falls, N.Y.; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 niece. "


In 1930 Sterling, Everett is a radio salesman, 28, with Norva 25, Melvin 6, Lavone 3, and one roomer.

In 1940 Fort Collins, Everett is a radio man at a hardware store, 39, with Norma 41. Melvin L. 16, Yvonne 12, Donald 9, adn Richar d 6 were all born in Colorado.

Everett Mayfield Parish was born on November 3, 1901 at Clark County, Missouri, died on April 29, 1992 at Ft Collins, Colorado # 74919296.
Norva Hazel Smith was born on August 30, 1904 at Warsaw, Missouri. She was the daughter of Edward O. Smith and Hattie Belle Sutton.
In 1920 Washington County, Colorado, Edward 44, and Hattie 46 have Odes R. 21, Olice L. 18, Novaa H. 15, Glenn S. 12, Leora L. 9, Ruby F. 7, and Doris D. 3.
Norva Hazel Smith married Everett Mayfield Parish, son of Philarmon Barry Parish and Lenora Ann Mayfield, on 8 October 1922 at Sterling, Colorado.
Norva Hazel Smith died on June 6, 1992 at Fort Collins, Colorado, at age 87. She was buried at Grand View Cemetery, Fort Collins # 74919347.

Her parents Edward 1873-1971 and Hattie Belle (Sutton) Smith 1873-1964 # 52402641 are also buried in Fort Colllins at Roselawn Cemetery.

Our "Soddy"
Leora Smith Blankenbeckler

There it stood, where only days before Had been endless prairie, grass and sod;
An humble place, but with the will of God
A home---a haven---a shelter from the storm.
       It was not beautiful or proud
       But here a man could think aloud
       And work and rest,
       And greet the dawning of the morn.
The trips to town were difficult and rarely made,
No trails or fields or fences marked the way,
The shadow of the horses told the time of day;
When night-fall came, my mother's intent ear
Strained for welcome sounds of wagon-gear
Squeaking on the frozen snow, and homeward bound.
Those 'doby plastered walls saw tears and mirth,
They saw three tiny lives begin from birth
And spend their happy childhood days.
       There is no marker now where once it stood,
       Only the old iron pump
       Standing through the heat and cold;
But in our hearts it has become a shrine,
That homely little house of sod.
Where first we learned to love and trust in God.

Melvin LeRoy Parish 1924-1968 is buried in Littleton, Colorado # 141811726 "1St, 2nd Inf %th Divison.

November 27, 1977 "Donald E. Parish Jr., 21, of Fort Collins was killed Friday in an motorcycle traffic accident in Pueblo. Parish, was a student at the University of Southern Colorado in Pueblo. A rosary will be read at 7:30 p.m. today at the Warren Funeral Chapel and the Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St Joseph's Catholic Church with the Rev. John Cavanagh officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.
Parish was born in Fort Collins July 1, 1956. He was a 1974 graduate of Poudre High School and was a member of the crosscountry team. He served as an assistant scout master and was an Eagle Scout. He also was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. He died at Parkview Hospital in Pueblo following a truck and motorcycle accident in Pueblo.
Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Norman of Fort Collins; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R. Setzer, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Parish, and Mrs. Elvera Norman, all of Fort Collins; sisters, Melody of Greeley and Nancy of Fort Collins, and brothers, Stephen of Long Beach, Calif., who is in the U.S. Navy, and Nick and Jim, both of Fort Collins.

Norva's brother Odes Roland Smith 1898-1988 is also buried in Fort Collins # 52409465, with Vera L. 1905-1989.

Another brother Olin L. Smith, born Dec 24, 1901 at Warsaw Missouri, a grocer, died August 3, 1964 in Lubbock, Texas.
He's buried in Hobbs, New Mexico # 49716590, with Minnie M. 1899-1978.

Glenn Sutton Smith, 1908-1984 is buried in Lander, Wyoming # 114108359.

Leora Lucille (Smith) Blankenbeckler is buried in Sterling # 15140614.

Ruby F. Roberts 1913-2011 is buried in Fort Logan # 85762318, with Harold E. Roberts 1911-1994.

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