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Levi H. PARISH was the third child of Levi H.Parish (a farmer born; May 1, 1801) and his wife Maria (maiden name unknown but born in Vermont about 1805).

Levi and Maria had three other children;-

1. Charles Parish - born about 1839 and died on the 18th March 1869 in Greece, Monroe County, N.Y.

2. Ruby Parish - born about 1841

3. Philo Parish - born about 1847.

Their father, Levi, died on the 1st January 1880 and mother, Maria, on the 31st January 1882


Levi H. Parish, a farmer, was born in November 1844 in Greece, Monroe County, N.Y. He married Alice SAUNDERS, the youngest daughter of William and Susan (Tyrie) Saunders, born on the 30th April 1848 in 5 Dean Street, Holborn, London, about 1868 most probably in Rochester, Monroe County.

They had two daughters:-

1. Elizabeth Parish - born about 1872

2. Cora Parish - Born about 1874

Levi died on May 30, 1902 in Greece. There is a short notice in the local paper.

Rochester, Monroe County,
Democrat & Chronicle,
June 1, 1902


PARRISH - At his late residence, in West Greece, Friday, May 30, 1902, Levi H. PARRISH, aged 57 years.
-Funeral this (Sunday) afternoon from the house, West Greece, at 3:30 o'clock. Interment at Greece cemetery.

Alice died on August 19, 1918 in Gates, N.Y.

Rochester, Monroe County,
Democrat & Chronicle,
Monday, August 19, 1918

PARRISH, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles H. Cole, on Statt road, Gates, Monday, August 19, 1918, Mrs. Alice Saunders Parrish, widow of Levi H. Parrish. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. M.H. Linscott, or Rochester, and Mrs. Charles H. Cole of Gates, and two grandchildren; three brothers, Frank Saunders, of Parma, Herbert and Phillip, of Rochester.

Funeral from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles H. Cole, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. A.M. Hendricks officiating. Interment in Fall cemetery, Ridge road, Greece.


Elizabeth "Lizzie" Parish married Mortimer Hathaway Linscott, described as a clerk, on the 5th October 1893 in Rochester, N.Y.

They had two children:-

1. Earl Parish Linscott - born the 5th March 1894 in Rochester, N.Y.

2. Ethel M. Linscott - born about 1896 in Rochester, N.Y.

In the 1930 Rochester City Directory Mortimer and Elizabeth are shown living at 30 Aldine Street.
Mortimer is now a Commercial Traveller and Vice President of H.P.Brewster Co. of 43, South Water Street.


Earl married Caroline Leora LEE (born 17th June 1898) on the 2nd July 1918 in Brockport, N.Y.

Earl died on the 19th October 1981 in Brockport and Caroline died on the 6th November 1994 also in Brockport.


Ethel married Frank Raymond Montgomery on the 28th June 1919 in Rochester.

This was recorded in The Times Union, dated 29th June 1919.

The marriage of Miss Ethel M. Linscott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mortimer H. Linscott, to Frank Ray Montgomery, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon S. Montgomery, took place on Saturday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents on Aldine Street. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. William R. Taylor, pastor of Brick Presbyterian Church.

The bride was attended by Miss Margery Lyddon. The bridegroom was attended by his brother, Gordon A. Montgomery.

The bride and bridegroom left for an automobile trip through the Berkshires, the destination being Boston and York Beach. After August 1 they will be a home at 112 Gillett Street.

The prenuptial events included a dinner at the Hotel Rochester followed by a theater party, given by Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Huther; a tea by Miss Antoinette Van Liew at her home on Seneca parkway and a luncheon at the Century Club by Miss Margery Lyddon.


Mortimer died in Manchester, New Hampshire on about the 27th August 1942. No newspaper obituary has been found. Lizzie died on the 19th July 1949 as reported in the Democrat & Chronicle;

LINSCOTT--Elizabeth Parrish Linscott entered into rest Tuesday evening, July 19, at Rochester. N.Y. Wife of the late Mortimer Hathaway Linscott. She is survived by one son, Earl Parrish Linscott of Brockport; four grandchildren, Mortimer Lee and Robert Parrish Linscott, both of Brockport, and Mrs. David Carnell of Wilmington, Del., and Mrs. Arthur Waugaman of Winchester, Mass.

Friends may call after 4 o'clock Friday, July 22 at the C. F. Scheuerman Sons, 712 Main St. W. Rochester, where funeral services will be held Saturday, July 23, at 2:30. Interment at Falls Cemetery, Greece. N.Y. call after 4.

Both are buried in Falls Road Cemetery, Greece.


Cora Parish married Charles H. Cole on the 1st December 1898 in West Greece, Monroe County, N.Y.

Cora died on the 29th April 1922 as shown in a notice in the Democrat & Chronicle.

COLE--At St. Mary's Hospital, Saturday evening April 29, 1922, Cora Parrish Cole, wife of Charles H. Cole. Besides her husband she leaves one sister, Mrs. M.H. Linscott, of Rochester, one nephew Earl P. Linscott of Brockport, one niece, Mrs. Ray Montgomery of Rochester.

Services at the home in Greece on the Ridge road Tuesday afternoon, May 2, 1922 at 3 o'clock. Rev. Fred E. Dean and Rev. A.M. Hendrick officiating. Interment at Falls cemetery on the Ridge road.

Charles subsequently remarried possibly in 1924. His second wife was Angelyn Noades.
From at least 1930 until their deaths, they lived at 2588 Ridge Road W.
Charles Cole is listed as a janitor for Greece Central Schools. However, in 1930 he is listed as a farmer.
Charles died on the 15th May 1960. The following notice was in a local paper.

COLE--Sunday, May 15, 1960, Charles H. Cole of 2588 Ridge Rd. W., Greece. He leaves his wife, Angelyn (Angie) Cole; two sisters and five brothers, Mrs. Robert Lane, Miss Lois E. Cole and A.B. Cole of Rochester, Roy S. of Floral City, Fla.; Clarence W. of Hartlot, N.Y.; Earl and Ivan K. Cole; several nieces and nephews. Mr. Cole was an honorary life deacon of Greece Baptist Church. --Friends may call Monday evening 7-9 and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9, at the Cass Funeral Home, 1429 Ridge Rd. W. (opposite Stone Rd.), where service will be held Wednesday at the convenience of the family with Rev. Ralph Shotwell and Rev. Fred Dean officiating. Interment Falls Cemetery. Gifts to the memorial fund at the Greece Baptist Church would be appreciated.

Angelyn died on the 4th August 1968.

COLE , Angelyn - Sunday, August 4, 1968, Angelyn Cole of 2588 Ridge Rd. W., Greece. She leaves a sister-in-law, Miss Lois Cole; three brothers-in-law, Earl, Ivan and Clarence Cole; several nieces and nephews.

They were both buried in Falls Road Cemetery, Greece.

It would appear that there were no children from either marriage.


Various markers of members of the Parrish family all buried in Falls Road Cemetery, Greece.

Levi H. Parrish Maria R. Parrish Elizabeth & Mortimer Linscott
Levi H. Parrish
born May 1, 1801
died Jan 1, 1880
Maria R, wife of
wife of Levi H. Parrish
died Jan 31, 1882
aged 77 years
Elizabeth R. 1872-1949 Martimer H. 1874-1942
Cora Parrish Charles H. Cole Angelyn Noades
Cora Parrish
wife of Charles H. Cole
Charles H. Cole
Angelyn Noades
wife of Charles H. Cole

Philo Parrish
Philo Parrish 1847-1924
Helen M. his wife 1847-1929


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