History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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DR. GEORGE RANDOLPH PARRY, od New Hope, Pennsylvania {"Coryell's Ferry"], third son of Oliver and Rachel [RANDOLPH] PARRY, was born September 3, 1839 in Philadelphia, and was educated in private schools of that city. He began the study of medicine in the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy from which he graduated, in the class of 1862. In 1864 he entered the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania and was graduated in 1867. For some years he practiced his profession in Cayuga county, New York. On returning to Pennsylvania in 1880 he located at the old homestead at New Hope, living at the "Old Parry Mansion" until his death, June 12, 1893. He enjoyed a large practice, and died much esteemed and lamented. Dr. PARRY married March 2, 1869, Miss Elizabeth VAN ETTEN, of Vanettenville, New York, whom he survived twelve years. They had two children, Elizabeth R. and Jane Paxson, the latter deceased. Dr. PARRY was a member of the Medical Societies of Bucks county, Pennsylvania and Hunterdon county, New Jersey; was was also a member of the "Bucks County Historical Society" and a life member of the "Historical Society of Pennsylvani, Philadelphia." He was also interested in Free Masonry and belonged to a commandery of Knights Templer in New York state.

Text taken from pages 70 and 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, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

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