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  • Adel Woodlawn City Cemetery


    Woodlawn City Cemetery
    Adel, Cook County, Georgia
    Politicians buried here:
      Arlington Ansel Parrish (1871-1940) — also known as Arlie A. Parrish — of Adel, Cook County, Ga. Born in Georgia, September 14, 1871. Farmer; dry goods merchant; mayor of Adel, Ga., 1900-01, 1909-10, 1926-40. Died in Cook County, Ga., April 19, 1940 (age 68 years, 218 days). Interment at Woodlawn City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joel Jackson Parrish (1834-1922) and Martha Joanna (Kirby) Parrish (1835-1894); married, February 2, 1896, to Minnie Roberts (1875-1944); second cousin of Minerva Parrish (1864-1898; who married James Edwin Peeples); third cousin of Columbus E. Parrish; third cousin thrice removed of John Prescott Bigelow; fourth cousin once removed of John Albion Andrew (1818-1867).
      Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family of Massachusetts and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Columbus E. Parrish (1878-1962) — of Adel, Cook County, Ga. Born in Berrien County, Ga., September 4, 1878. Mayor of Adel, Ga., 1912-14. Died October 29, 1962 (age 84 years, 55 days). Interment at Woodlawn City Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Martha Luanne (Shaw) Parrish (1854-1948) and Ezekiel Crofford Parrish (1856-1924); married, June 23, 1907, to Nona Lee Rountree; third cousin of Arlington Ansel Parrish; third cousin thrice removed of John Prescott Bigelow; fourth cousin once removed of John Albion Andrew (1818-1867).
      Political families: Rodney family of Delaware; Holden-Davis-Lawrence-Garcelon family of Massachusetts; Weeks-Bigelow-Andrew-Prescott family of Massachusetts and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Lawrence-Andrew-Rodney-Parrish family of Adel, Georgia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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