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Caleb PARRIS
Male 1766 - 1848


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  • Birth  2 Sep 1766  Williamstown MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  23 Jan 1848  Danby, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Danby, VT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I62  Families
    Last Modified  01 Aug 2010 

    Father  Elkanah PARRIS,   b. 1728, Pembroke, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1813, Danby, VT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Grace MOTT,   b. 30 Mar 1739, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1819, Danby, VT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Feb 1761  Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F16  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Caleb Paris Headstone
    Caleb Paris Headstone
    Status: Located

  • Notes 
    • He built the "sixteen cornered" house, and he "occupied many prominent positions, serving as selectman three years; lister seven years; grand juror two years, and auditor seven years. He was a man of considerable wealth and influence. He died unmarried . . . aged 82." [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] The History and Map of Danby, Vermont, J. C. Williams, (McLean & Robbins, 1869).

    2. [S152] 1700 The Tilson Genealogy from Edmond Tilson at Plymouth, NE, 1638-1911, Mercer Vernon Tilson.

    3. [S15] Photograph, Taken by Edwin L Taylor in 1906.
      Photo of Quaker Burying Ground, showing Caleb's marker