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Ella Alice FARROW
Husband:  Frank M. PARRENT
Birth:  Feb 1878, TX
Death possibly:  ca. 7 Jul 1903
Occupation:  plumber
Father:  Everett Jasper PARRENT
Mother:  Missouri Elida SPARKS
Marriage:  16 Apr 1899, McLennan Co., TX
Wife:  Ella Alice FARROW
Birth:  26 Jul 1875 or 1876, TX or AL
Death:  6 Apr 1956, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Robert Samuel FARROW (1852- )
Mother:  Jemima WHITFIELD (1854- )
1.  Thelma L. PARRENT, b. ca. 1903, TX; d. 27 Jul 1959, Houston, Harris Co., TX; bur. Morales Cem., Houston, Harris Co., TX; m. Mr. HARVEY
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1.  Texas Marriages, 1837-1973 (online at familysearch.org):
Groom's Name: Frank M. Parrent
Bride's Name: Ella Farroed
Marriage Date: 16 Apr 1899
Marriage Place: Mclennan, Texas

2a.  Morrison and Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Waco… (online at Ancestry.com):
1894-95 p. 222 Parrent, Frank M., appc plumber McGinty & Rogers, h. E. J. Parrent.
1896-97 p. 242 Parrent, Frank M., jr., plumber Rogers & Burney, h. E. J. Parrent.
1900-01 p. 135 Parrent Frank M., Plumber,
steam, gas fitter, pumps, pipe, hose, gas, steam fixtures, 622 Franklin, phone 205, r. 416½ S. 5th.

2b.  Morrison and Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Fort Worth… (online at Ancestry.com):
1895-96 p. 298 Parrent Frank M., plumber, bds Mrs. Elizabeth White.

3.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Ella A. FARROW (æ 4, b. TX/AL/TX) is living in Milam Co., TX (p. 345A-345B), with her parents, R.S. FARROW (æ 27, b. AL) & Jemima W. (æ 23, b. TX), plus siblings.

4.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21-22 of 25):  416½ South 5th, Waco (Ward 4), Precinct No. 1, McLennan Co., TX, Roll T623_1656, pp. 267A-267B, SN 11-12, SD 9, ED 77, enumerated 6 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27
* 414½ 208 229 Parrent Everett J Head W M Nov 1842 57 M 33     MS MS MS Carpenter 6   Y Y Y R H
      _______ Missouri E Wife W F Jan 1852 48 M 33 8 6 TX MS LA Boarding House Keeper 0   Y Y Y    
      _______ Frank M Son W M Feb 1878 22 M  1     TX MS TX Plumber 0   Y Y Y    
      _______ Ella A D-in-Law W F Jul 1875 24 M  1 0 0 TX LA TX       Y Y Y    
      _______ William H Son W M Apr 1880 20 S       TX MS TX       Y Y Y    
      _______ Thomas W Son W M Dec 1883 16 S       TX MS TX Laborer (Saw Mill) 2   Y Y Y    
      _______ Nellie Dau W F Jan 1888 12 S       TX MS TX At School   9 Y Y Y    
*South 5th

6.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  There is a Mrs. F. M. PARRENT (æ 35, b. AR/AR/AR; widow) living in a rooming house in Dallas (Ward 4), Dallas Co., TX (p. 66B).  The birthplaces are wrong, but it could be Ella, but if so, where's Thelma?  Otherwise, I can't find Ella or Thelma, and I really looked.

7.  1920 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

8.  1930 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

9.  Waco Times-Herald, 1903 (online at the McLennan County TXGenWeb site)
Tue., July 7 (5-3): Frank Parrent, who was injured by a negro in Dallas, has died.
Is this our subject?  It would certainly explain his dissapearance after the 1900 census.

10.  Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 (online at FamilySearch.org):
Name: Alice Ella Parrent Thelma L. Harvey
Death Date: 06 Apr 1956 27 Jul 1959
Death Place: Dallas, Dallas, Texas Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender | Race: Female | White Female | White
Birth Date: 26 Jul 1876 About 1903
Birthplace: Alabama Texas
Marital Status: Widowed Married
Father's Name: Robert S. Farrow Frank Parrent
Father's Birthplace: Alabama  
Mother's Name: Jemima Whitfield Ella Alice Farrow
Mother's Birthplace: Texas  
Occupation: Retired Housewife
Dallas, Texas
Telephone Op.
Houston, Harris, Texas
Burial Date: 10 Apr 1956 31 Jul 1959
Cemetery: City
Dallas, Texas
Morales Cemetery,
Houston, Harris, Texas
I didn't extract it, but another death record there shows Robert's middle name is Samuel.

11.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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