History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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DANIEL PARRY, ESQ., of New Hope, Pennsylvania, son of John PARRY, of "Moorland Manor" amd Margaret TYSON, his wife, was born April 21, 1774, and married Martha DILWORTH of Dilworthtown, Pennsylvania, having but one child, named for his grandfather, John. Parryville, Carbon county, Pennsylvania, an important point for shipment of coal on the Lehigh rover, was named for this Daniel PARRY, who was a gentleman of fortune and owned large tracts of land, in Carbon, Wayne, Luzerne and other counties of Pennsylvania; a part of which were obtained through the Marquis de NOAILLES of France. Daniel PARRY died July 16, 1856, aged eighty-rwo years. Martha DILWORTH PARRY, his wife, died April 3, 1831, aged fifty-three years. Their son John died in childhood and all three lie buried in their family lot, at Friends burying ground in Solebury Township, Bucks county. The Doylestown papers, in noticing the death of Daniel PARRY, spoke of him as "a man of large benevolence, and a generous friend to the destitute," and many poor persons indeed mourned the loss of a friend ever ready to help them.

Text taken from page 71 of:

David, Willian W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed April 2000 by Jacie W. Ann Ailes-Runyan of  Indiana as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project,

Published April 2000 on the Bucks County, Pa., USGenWeb pages

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