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William Jefferson Parker

Male 1842 - 1927  (85 years)


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  • Name William Jefferson Parker  [1, 2, 3
    Born 5 Oct 1842  , , Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1927  , Umatilla, Lake County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Glendale Cemetery, Umatilla, Lake County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I463  Main
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2008 

    Father Joel Parker,   b. Abt 1813, , , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1902, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Franklin,   b. Abt 1824, , , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married , , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary "Caroline" Rich,   b. 16 Apr 1852, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1918, , Umatilla, Lake County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1867  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Edward Robert Parker,   b. Oct 1868, , West Side Flint River, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age ~ 62 years)  [natural]
     2. Ada Judson Parker,   b. Oct 1878, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
     3. Jesse Madora Parker,   b. Jul 1887, , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929, , Lovett, Madison County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2005 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • They are buried in Glendale Cemetery, Umatilla. William's stone reads 1842-1927. Plat 24-1, grave 14

  • Sources 
    1. [S128] Florida, Leon, Tallahassee - notes from 1968 Rich Family Reunion, Pete and Jean Rich, (written correspondence with attendees: original papers in possession of Jean Downs Rich Murray) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S25] Book: Georgia-Decatur - Decatur County, Georgia - Past and Present 1823-1991, Decatur County Historical Society, compiler, (Roswell, Georgia: WH Wolfe Associates, Historical Publications Division, 1991), 328, 356 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S19] Personal Correspondence, e-mail from Peggy Smith Kittell (pegk1@aol.com) to Gail Rich Nestor, 26 April 2007; citing death certificate no. 19138 for William Jefferson Parker (Reliability: 3).
      Name: William Jefferson Parker
      County: Lake
      Residence: Altoona
      widowed white male
      wife: Caroline Parker
      date of death: Dec. 16, 1927
      cause of death: pneumonia
      age: 86 years, 2 months, 11 days
      occupation: farmer
      birth place: Aiken, SC
      father: Joal Parker
      birth place: Aiken, SC
      mother: Betsie Randall
      birth place: unknown
      place of burial or removal: Altoona, FL
      undertaker: "Allen Strad" or "Stract".

    4. [S882] Military: Florida Confederate Pension Application Files, 1885-1954 [Florida Archives online], Florida State Board of Pensions, (http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/PensionFiles/), William J. Parker pension application file A07815, applied for in 1907, 14 pages (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S793] Marriage: Georgia, Decatur - Marriage Record Books, Clerk of Court, (Probate Court, Bainbridge, Georgia), marriage of William J. Parker & Mary C. Rich, A:538 (Reliability: 3).