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Matilda (Martin) Parish (1837 - aft. 1910)

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Matilda "Sary ann Matilda" Parish formerly Martin
Born in Marion, Virginia, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1859 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after in Marion, West Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 11 Sep 2019 | Created 20 May 2018
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Sary Ann Matilda was born in 1837. She was the daughter of Spencer Martin and Margaret Sturm.

In 1849, she received a bequest from her father Spencer Martin:

I will also to my son Dorsey I will out of the bequeathment made to my son Dorsey Martin he shall pay to my daughter Sary ann Matilda Martin seventy five dollars at the age of twenty one years and also to pay my son William Martin out of said bequeathment twenty five dollars.
Lastly all the residue and the remainder of my estate I will shall be divided equally between my daughters Marinda and Sary ann Matilda and my son Thornton this I will they shall be paid too {two} years after my decease

In 1859, she married Joshua Parrish. They lived together in Marion, (West) Virginia until after 1910.

She died in 1912, at the age of seventy five


  • "West Virginia Will Books 1756-1971" Marion Will Book v 001 1842-1863. Will of Spencer Martin, image 67 out of 209. [1].
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Mathilda Martin in household of Margaret Martin, Marion county, Marion, Virginia, United States; citing family 950, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch [2] : 11 February 2018), Joshua C Parish and Matilda Martin, 1859; citing Marion, West Virginia, United States, , county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 835,626.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch [3]: 12 April 2016), Matilda Parish in household of Joshua C Parish, West Virginia, United States; citing p. 8, family 63, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,192.
Joshua C Parish M 32 Virginia
Matilda Parish F 33 Virginia
Evaline B Parish F 10 Virginia
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch [4]: accessed 20 May 2018), Matilda Parrish, age 75, birthplace West Virginia, in household of Joshua C Parrish, Lincoln, Marion, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 66, sheet 19A, family 271, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1687; FHL microfilm 1,375,700.
  • "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 March 2018), Matilda Parrish, 1912; citing Marion, West Virginia, United States, County Records, , county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,481,450.

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