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two years Capt. of the Woburn Mechanic Phalanx.

416. Benjamin Franklin Parker, b. Sept. 8, 1850 ; m. Mary M.
Childs of Woburn.

417. Susan Emma Parker, b. April 31, 1854; '""• Clarence M.
Crovvell.

418. Lucy Augusta Parker, b. Jan. 24, 1858 ; m. Asa W. Bout-
well of Woburn.

Herbert Wallace Parker, b. Nov. i. 1869.

298. Samuel Thurston Parker (Samuel;' Benjamin,^

yosiah„^ yosiah,"^ yohn^ Hananiah^ Thomas^ )^ son of Samuel
and Lydia Thurston (Allen) Parker, was b. in Fitchburg,
Mass., June 11, 1805; removed with the family to Otselic,
N. Y. ; m. in Smyrna, N. Y., Oct. 16, 1829, Mary Bates, b.
Feb. 19, 1806, in Nova Scotia, dau. of Daniel and Sally
(Hinman) Bates. He was a carpenter and farmer. He d.
March 17, i860, She d. Nov. 30, 1873.
Their children were :

419. Samuel Dwight Parker, b. Dec. 29, 1830; m. Hannah R.
Congdon.

Thomas Leroy Parker, b. in Georgetown, N. Y., vSept. 18, 1832 ;
m. in Belvidere, Boone Co., 111., Oct. 7, 1855, Amanda E. Brown,
b. in Parkman, Ohio, Oct. 6, 1835, eldest dau. of Alonzo and



390 PARKER GENEALOGY.

Hannah Brown. He went to Illinois in Sept., 1853. He was a
farmer; moved to Clayton Co., Iowa, in 1S58. He enlisted in
Co. B, 2ist Reg., Iowa Inf. Vols., in Aug., 1862. He partici-
pated in five battles, viz.: Port Gibson (Magnolia Hills), Cham-
pion Hill, Black River Bridge, Vicksburg and Jackson, all in
Mississippi. He d. while on a furlough, Sept. 30, 1863. He
had no issue. She resides at Strawberry Point, Iowa.

420. Henry Norton Parker, b. in Georgetown, N. Y., June
16, 1834; '■"• (0 Hannah M. Glynn, (2) Mary A. Cooley, (3)
Martha Bowers Cady.

421. John Lasson Parker, b. in Georgetown, N. Y., July 6,
1836 ; m. Lydia A. Vanhovenburgh.

422. Lucy Lizzette Parker, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., July 17,
1838 ; m. Lewis Jones.

Mary Parker ; d. young.

423. Albert Monson Parker, b. in Madison, Co., N. Y., Oct.
10, 1843 ; m. Elizabeth Van Zandt.

424. Edwin Eugene Parker, b. in Madison Co., N. Y., Dec. 5,
1846; m. Nellie Heath.

425. William Charles Addison Parker, b. in Otselic, N. Y.,
Aug. 5, 1S49; m. Emma O. Crandall.

Benjamin Allen Parker (see page 229) (SamueUi Ben-
jamin,^ Jos/ah,^ Josiah,^ John,^ Hanamah,^ Thotnas'), son
of Samuel and Lydia Thurston (Allen) Parker, was b. in
Worcester, Mass., Dec. 31, 1806. He removed at an early
age with his parents to Chenango Co., N. Y., and when of
age to Chardon, Ohio. In 1863 he visited Kansas, and in
1864 moved his family to Spring Hill, Johnson Co., Kansas,
where he d. July 10, 1870, and now lies in the cemetery at
Spring Hill. He m. about 1831 or 1832 Orpha Stebbins, b.
in Longmeadow, Mass., Jan., 1814. She removed to Chardon,
Ohio, when only two years old. She d. at Chardon, Oct.,
1890.

Their children were :
Harriet Parker ; d. at 11 years of age.

426. Thomas Allen Parker, b. in Chardon, O., Nov. i8, 1834 ;
m. Margaret Ann Lindsey.

Charles Burr Parker ; d. at nine years of age.

Martha Jane Parker ; d. at two years and eleven months.

427. HosEA Stebbins Parker ; m. Martha D. Wilson.

428. Mary Louisa Parker; m. Benjamin Sprague.



PARKER GENEALOGY. 39I

299. Lydia Lucretia Parker (Samuel,'' Benjamin,^
yostak,^ Josiah,"^ yohn,^ Hanantah,^ Thomas^), dau. of Samuel
and Lydia Thurston (Allen) Parker, was b. in Fitchburg,
Oct. 4, 1808 ; m. in Smyrna, N. Y., William Riley Orvis, b.
April 17, 1803, son of Joseph and Mabel Orvis. He was a
farmer. They lived in Sumner, la., where he d. Aug., 1892.
They had ten children.

1. Lucy A. Orvis, b. March 19, 1835; m. Richard J. Quinlan.

He was a shoemaker. He d. and she m. (2) Joseph W.
Mertz, b. May 10, 1S13. He has been a farmer in Odebolt,
la., where they still reside. Her children were :
I. Thomas B. Quinlan, b. in Sherburne, N. Y., April 4,

1845 ; resides in Covington, la., where he is a merchant

and postmaster, and has three children.
II. Frank B. Quinlan, b. in Sherburne, N. Y., May 10,

1847 ; resides in Shurdon, Green Co., Iowa, where he

is a farmer. He has four children.

III. James R. Quinlan, b. in Schoolcraft, Mich., Dec. 29,

1849 ; resides in Sherwood, Branch Co., Mich. He has
three children.

IV. Miriam L. Quinlan, b. in Schoolcraft, Mich., "^

May 2, 185 1 ; m. and resides in Coldwater,
Mich., and has three children.
V. Frederick D. Quinlan, b. in Schoolcraft,
Mich., May 2, 1851 ; resides in Way land,
Allegan Co., Mich.
VI. Ellen Quinlan, b. in Schoolcraft, Mich., Nov. 10, 1855 ;
m. Joseph Henton. He is a farmer near Farnhamville,
Calhoun Co., la.

2. Lottie A. Orvis ; m. in Fayette, la., Dec. 3, 1879, William T.

Wade, b. in Elizabeth, N. J., Dec. 27, 1818. They reside in
Sumner, la., where he is a farmer.

300. Charlotte Elmira Parker (SarmieWJ Benjamin,^
yosiak,^ yostah,^ yohn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau. of Samuel
and Lydia Thurs'.on (Allen) Parker, was b. in Fitchburg,
June 8, 1814: m. 1830, William Wilbur. She d. June 11,
1831, leaving a daughter four weeks old. She grew up in her
grandmother's, Mrs. Samuel Parker's, family. Her name
was :



\ Twins.



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PARKER GENEALOGY.



1. Ellen Maria Wilbur, b. May 13, 1831. She removed West
with some of her relatives. She m. Henry Dennis and d. in
Chicago, 111. She had three children.

Harriet Emeline Parker (see page 230) (Samuel,'^
Benjamin,^ yostah,^ "Josiah,^ yo/m,^ Hananiak,^ Thomas^),
dau. of Samuel and Lydia Thurston (Allen) Parker, was b.
in Fitchburg, June 18, 1816 ; m. Nov. 30, 1834, Lorenzo Dow
Miles, b. March 4, 181 2, son of William and Charity Miles.
They lived in Otselic, N. Y., where he d. Feb. 23, 1891.
She d. in Otselic, N. Y., Oct. 2, 1883. He was a farmer.
He was assessor for three years.

Their children, all b. in Otselic, N. Y., were :

1. Francis E. Miles, b. July 2, 1S35 ; m. Emma Bishop. She

d. Aug., 1882. He resides in Otselic, N. Y. Children:
I. Charles Miles. hi. Adelbert Miles.

II. Lamott Miles. iv. Floyd Miles.

2. Henry A. Miles, b. July 13, 1837 '■> f"- Sept. 13, 1857, Rebecca

Ann Kinzon, b. Nov. 7, 1839; ^- Oct., 1880. He d. Oct. 6,
1862. They had one child :

I. Carrie Florence Miles, b. Feb. 24, 1862; m. Feb. 15,
1880, William Conley of Smyrna, N. Y. Children :

1. Lucy H. Conley, b, Nov. 29, 1880.

2. Nellie E. Conley, b. July 22, 1882.

3. Lois R. Conley, b. Dec. 15, 1885.

3. Orpha E. Miles, b. June i, and d. Aug. 28, 1839.

4. George B. Miles, b. Oct. 10, 1840; m. Jan. 29, 186S, Rebecca

Ann (Kinzon) Miles, his brother's widow. He resides in
Otselic, N. Y. He is a farmer. Their son :
I. Burton P. Miles, b. March 3, 1870; m. June 21, 1891,
Nora E. Brown of Otselic, N. Y. They have a son :
I. Max Merton Miles, b. June 3, 1892.

301. Francis Edwin Parker ( Samuel,^ Benjamin,^
yosiah,^ yosiah,^ yohn,^ Hafianiah,^ Thomas'^), son of Samuel
and Lydia Thurston (Allen) Parker, was b. in Fitchburg,
May 3, 1819 ; m. in Lebanon, N. Y., Aug. 24, 1843, Amanda
Minerva Lindsay, b. Nov. 4, 1819, dau. of David and Jemima
(Crane) Lindsay. She d. in Belvidere, 111., Jan. 19, 1872.
He was a farmer in Boone Co., 111., until shortly before his



PARKER GENEALOGY. 393

wife's death, when they removed to Belvidere, 111. He m. (2)
Mrs. Nancy Powell. He d. Dec. 19, 1876, in Belvidere, 111.
Their children were :

Emma Matilda Parker, b, in Cook Co., III., April 3, 184S; d.

Jan. 29, 1869.
429. Mary Ellen Parker, b. in Lake Co., 111., May 13, 1851 ;

m. Stephen Abraham.

302. Abigail Elizabeth Parker (Samuel,"^ Benja-
min,^ 'yosiahy> yostah,'^ yohn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau. of
Samuel and Lydia Thurston (Allen) Parker, was b. in
Otselic, N. Y., June 11, 1823 ; m. in Otselic, N. Y., June 16,
1840, Dr. G. E. Lawrence, b. in Oneonta, Otsego Co., N. Y.,
Nov. 18, 1816, son of Charles and Hannah Lawrence. He
d. in Smyrna, N. Y., Aug. 8, 1887. She resides in Smyrna.

Their children were :

1. Edward Fayette Lawrence, b. in Sherburne, Chenango Co.,

N. Y., April 15, 1843 ; m. Oct. 20, 1870, Emily S. Wells of
Evansville, Ind., b. in Madison, Ind., March 14, 1841, dau. of
Hiram K. and Emily S. Wells. He is assistant business man-
ager of the Elmira Advertiser^ N. Y. Their children were :
I. E. Winifred Lawrence, b. in Norwich, N. Y., Feb. 7,

1875.
iL Harry Lawrence, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., June 4, 1877.

2. Mary Amelia Lawrence, b. in Sherburne, Chenango Co.,

N. Y., Aug. 9, 1846; m. Feb. 28, 1868, Floyd Brooks of
Smyrna, N. Y. They have children :
I. May Malissa Brooks.
II. Chauncy D. Brooks.
III. FLOREifCE Amelia Brooks.

3. Lewis Adelbert Lawrence, b. in Sherburne, Chenango Co.,

N. Y., Aug. 17, 1851 ; d. Aug. 3, 1873.

4. Frank Jamia Lawrence, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., March 25, 181^5.

5. Freddie Lawrence, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., July 16, and d.

Sept. 1 1, 1862.

303. Ann Maria 'PaxVi^r ( Samuel ,t Benjamin ,^ Josiah,^
yosiah,^ yohn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau. of Samuel and
Lydia Thurston (Allen) Parker, was b. in Otselic, N. Y.,
Feb. 25, 1825 ; m. in Smyrna, March 25, 1847, William



394 PARKER GENEALOGY.

Stover Wilcox, b. in Smyrna, Aug. 28, 1821, son of Thomas
and Jemima (Stover) Wilcox. He was a farmer and d. in
Smyrna, May 4, 1869. She resides in Woodhull, N. Y.
Their children were :

1. Laura Ann Wilcox, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., Dec. 29, 1847 ' "^*

in N. Norwich, N. Y., May 22, 1870, Edwin G. Brown, son
of Sylvester G. and Rebecca (Martin) Brown. They reside
in Woodhull, Steuben Co., N. Y. Their children were:
L Lynn D. Brown, b. Oct. 8, 1871.
n. Eva Maria Brown, b. Feb. 17, 1873.

III. Bertha Brown, b. April 14, 1885.

2. Delia Av arena Wilcox, b. in Otselic, N. Y., July i, 1849;

m. in Smyrna, N. Y., Nov. 8, 1870, Lawrence H. Goodrich,
son of Eleazer and Hannah (Way) Goodrich. They reside in
Norwich, N. Y. Their children were :
I. Lena A. Goodrich, b. Sept. 28, 1871.
II. Cora E. Goodrich, b. April 25, 1873.
in. Etta H. Goodrich, b. Nov. 5, 1875.

IV. Willie O. Goodrich, b. April 26, 1877.
V. Clara V. Goodrich, b. April 29, 1878.

VI. Lynn E. Goodrich, b. July 28, 1883.
VII. Dean Goodrich, b. Jan. 24, 1885.

3. Ella Maria Wilcox, b. in Otselic, N. Y., April 20, 1852 ; m.

in Smyrna, N. Y., Dec. 16, 1874, Everett A. Dodge, son of
William and Mary Ann (Colton) Dodge. They reside in
Brooklyn, Ct. Their dau. was:

I. Anna Belle Dodge, b. March 14, 1889. .

4. Cora Elizabeth Wilcox, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1857 5

m. in Sherburne, N. Y., Oct. 9, 1877, George F. Harrington,
son of Ezekiel and Emeline (Alexander) Harrington. They
reside in Norwich, N. Y. Their children were :
I. Lewis E. Harrington, b. July 29, 1884.
II. Pearl W. Harrington, b. Nov. 8, 1887.

5. Hattie Amelia Wilcox, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., July 4, i860;

m. in Smyrna, Sept. 27, 1882, George W. Sumner, son of
Daniel and Mary (Smith) Sumner.

6. William Stover Wilcox, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., April 11,

1862; m. in Lebanon, Madison Co., N. Y., Jan. 31, 1884,
Ella J. Gavin, dau. of John Gavin. They reside in Brooklyn,
Ct. Their son was :
I. George S. Wilcox, b. Aug. 19, 1885.



1>ARKER GENEALOGY. 395

7. Katie Belle Wilcox, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., July 11, 1868 ; m.
June 29, 1892, Horace D. Covell of Pomfret Landing, Ct.,
where they reside.

304. Martha Ann Parker (Isaac,'' John,^ John,^
yosiak,"^ yohn,^ Hananiah.^ Thomas'^), dau. of Isaac and
Martha M. (Miller) Parker, was b. in Lexington, June 16,
1831 ; m. Oct., 1855, William W. Dingee of Philadelphia
Co., Pa. They reside in Racine, Wis.

Their children were :

1. Gertrude Parker Dingee, b, Nov., 1857.

2. Theodore Parker Dingee, b. Jan., 1863 ; d. Dec, 1869.

305. Abigail Anna Parker (Hiram S. ,? John,^ John,z
yosiah,^ yo/m,^ Hanamah,^ Thomas^), dau. of Hiram S. and
Nancy (Leavitt) Parker, was b. in Lowell, Aug. 24, 1828 ;
m. in Lowell, July 17, 1850, Charles William Rea, b. Nov.
10, 1827, in Hereford, P. Q^, eldest son of Alexander and
Betsey Rea. They lived many years in Toronto, Ont. They
reside in Everett, Mass. He is a carpenter.

Their children were :

1. Emma Matilda Rea, b. in Lowell, Aug. 24, 185 1.

2. Annie Isabel Rea, b. in Lowell, May 19, 1853 ' '^- '"

Compton, P. Q., June 6, 1877, George H. Reneau.

3. Charles Henry Rea, b. in Lowell. Jan. 12, 1856.

4. George Frazier Rea, b. in Lowell, Feb. 24, 1858.

5. Alexander Rea, b. in Lowell, May 20, 1859.

6. Allan Rea, b. in Lowell, Nov. 2, 1861.

7. Frederick Parker Rea, b. in Compton, P. Q., March 17,

1863 ; m. Feb. 14, 1888, Mary Augusta Kennedy. Their
children are :

I. Mary Kathlene Rea, b. March 5, 1889.
II. Frederick Rea, b. Oct., 1890.
III. Marguerite Genevieve Rea, b. July 4, 1892.

8. Hiram Miles Rea, b. in Compton, P. Q.

9. Minnie Susie Rea, b. in Compton, P. Q., Aug. 21, 1867.

10. Abbie Nancy Louise Rea, b. in Compton, P. Q., Jan. 11,
1870; m. Jan. 26, 1889, William James Hanson Bastard.
Child :
I. Donald Rea Hanson Bastard, b. Jan. 10, 1890.



396 PARKER GENEALOGY.

306. Charles Leavitt Parker (Hiram S,,^ John,^
yohn,^ "Josiah,^ yohn,^ Hananiak,^ Thomas^)^ son of Hiram
S. and Nancy (Leavitt) Parker, was b. in Lowell, Aug. i,
1839; "^- ^" Nashua, N. H., Oct. 23, 1867, Maria Barker, b.
in Sandwich, Mass., Sept. 25, 1847, dau. of John and Rebecca
(McLane) Barker of Sandwich. They reside in Lowell.

Their children were :
Arthur Leavitt Parker, b. Jan. 19, and d. Feb. 7, 1872.
Hiram Theodore Parker, b. Aug. 9, 1873.
Charles Henry Parker, b. March 4, 1876; d. April 19, 1S7S.
John Leavitt Parker, b. Jan. 4, 1879.
Leona Bell Parker, b. Nov. 22, 1881 ; d. April 22, 1885.
Minnie Graves Parker, b. Aug. 10, 1884; d. Jan. 16, 1887.
Annie Rea Parker, b. Oct. 28, 1887.

307. Susan Weatherbee Parker (see page 244)

(Hira^n S.,'' yo/in,^ Johny' Josiah,^ yohn,^ Hananiah,^
Thomas^), dau. of Hiram S. and Nancy (Leavitt) Parker,
was b. in Lowell, Nov. 24, 1841 ; m. in Lowell, March 19,
1864, George Edgar Wentworth of Lowell, b. in Alstead, N.
H., March 14, 1842. He was a scholar at the Franklin School
in Lowell. Enlisting as a private in the 30th Mass. Reg.,
he was appointed to the Lieut. Colonelcy of the 88th U. S.
Colored Reg., which position he honored with his high courage
as an officer and warm hearted humanity. He was severely
wounded and carried to his grave one bullet which could not be
extracted. He was a most efficient soldier and he won the con-
fidence of his superiors. He was offered a captaincy, which
he declined. He was a gentleman of refined manners and con-
siderable culture of mind and heart and was a public spirited
citizen. He was Collector of Internal Revenue and Clerk of
the U. S. Courts at Pensacola, Fla., at the time of his death,
Oct. 14, 1881. Mrs. Wentworth resides in Pensacola.
Their children were :

1. Nancy Louisa Wentworth, b. in Lowell, Aug. 13, 1869.

2. Alice Kate Wentworth, b. in Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 3, 1871.

3. Ellie Grace Wentworth, b. in Pensacola, March 16, 1875.

4. George Parker Wentworth, b. in Pensacola, June 18, 1877.

5. Warren Pierce Wentworth (twin of Emma Annie), b. in

Pensacola, March 25, 1879.



PARKER GENEALOGY. 397

6. Emma Annie Wentworth (twin of Warren Pierce), b. in
Pensacola, March 25, 1879.

Theodore Henry Parker (see page 244) (Hiram S.,^

yo/m,^ John,^ yosiak,'^ yohn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), son of
Hiram S. and Nancy (Leavitt) Parker, was b. in Lowell,
Nov. 4, 1833. He was educated in the public schools of
Lowell. The pure patriotism which ever burned within him
led him to enlist upon the outbreak of the Civil War in the 6th
Mass. Reg., Capt. Hanson, Co. B, and was in the service
nine months, during all of which time he acquitted himself as a
brave and true soldier. After his return he was a book-keeper
in Boston for 15 years. In 1886 his health failed and he de-
clined gradually until his death. He was a talented and much
gifted man ; possessed a most tenacious memory, was fond of
books and was a great reader. He was thus, in a measure,
like his uncle, the Rev. Theodore Parker. He was a favorite
with all ; was generous to a fault and belonged to a Masonic
order in Boston. He d. June 5, 1891.

307. Abby M. Parker (see page 272) (yoiiat/ian,7
Robert,^ yokn^z yosiah,^ yokn^^ Hananiak,^ Thomas^), dau.
of Jonathan S. and Abigail (Tuttle) Parker, was b. in Lexing-
ton, April 23, 1847 ; vci. Feb. 17, 1869, George H. Cutter of
Arlington, son of Jefferson and Sarah E. (Thorpe) Cutter of
Arlington, formerly W. Cambridge. They reside in Lexington.

Their children were :

1. Frank P. Cutter, b. Jan. 25, 1870.

2. Henry E. Cutter, b. Nov. 9, 1871 ; d. July 22, 1S73.

3. Harry N. Cutter, b. March 25. 1875.

308. Georgiana Tuttle Parker (yonathan:> Robert,^
yohn,^ yosiak,^ yohn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau. of Jona-
than S. and Abigail (Tuttle) Parker, was b. in Lexington,
Oct. 12, 1849: m. Aug. 14, 1872, Charles William Converse,
b. in Woburn, July 29, 1849, son of Charles S. and Joanna
Converse of Woburn. He d. in Marietta, Ga., March 26,
1888. She resides in Woburn.

Their children were :
I. Charles Atherton Converse, b. Sept. i, 1873; d. July 29,
1S78.



398 PARKER GENEALOGY.

2. Wallace P. Converse, b. Jan. 9, 1876.

3. Helen M. Converse, b. July 18, 1883 ; d. in Marietta, Ga.,

Oct. 22, 1887.

309. Josiah Bowers 'PsiT^i&r (William B.,t Robert,^
Johuy' yosiah,^ yohn,^ Hanatiiah,^ 77i'o;;/rt5'^, son of William
Bowers and Priscilla E. (Garfield) Parker, was b. in Charles-
town, Aug. 31, 1848; m. July 17, 1873, Christina Alice
Savage of Everett, dau. of Patrick and Ann (Doroty) Savage,
natives of Ireland. They reside in Everett.

Their children were :

William Bowers Parker, b. April 23, 1874.

Henry Joseph Parker, b. July 23, 1876; c1. Jan. 21, 1888.

Theodore Otis Parker, b. Dec. 26, 187S.

Anna Josephine Parker, b. Feb. 13, 1882; d. Jan. 11, 1888.

Mary Alice Parker, b. April i, 1885.

310. Albert Parker ( Samuel ~' Levi,^ Joseph,^ Josiah,'^
yohn,^ Hananiah^^ Thomas^), son of Samuel and Lurania
(Aikins) Parker, was b. in Potsdam, N. Y., Oct. 19, 1823;

m. in Potsdam, Nov. i, 1848, Turner, b. in Watertown,

N. Y., May 25, 1828, dau. of Thomas and Polly (Gleason)
Turner. He is a mechanic and resides in Potsdam.

Their children were :

Anna Elizabeth Parker, b. July 23, 1852 ; m. Gilbert J. Lemon.
Morton Louis Parker, b. July 9, 1853 ; m. Alice R. Hawkes.
Nellie Foster Parker, b. Oct. 28, 1865.

311. Lucy Ann Parker (Isaac,^ Levi,^ Joseph,^
Josiah,^ yohn,^ Hananiak,^ Thomas^), dau. of Isaac and
Mary (Linsted) Parker, was b. Dec. 17, 1838 ; m. Shubael
Crandall of New York State. The}^ removed to Pierrepont,
N. Y., then to Potsdam, N. Y., where they reside.

Their children were :

1. Minnie Crandall; d. aged 21.

2. Edith Crandall; m. Aug. 19, 1889; d. Nov. 17, 1889.

3. Jessie Crandall.

312. Mary Hammond Parker (Isaac,'' Joseph,^
yoseph,^ yosia/i,^ yohn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau. of Isaac
and Lucy (Dunsmore) Parker, was b. in Waltham, March 4,



PARKER GENEALOGY. 399

1827; m. (i) July 2, 1845, Shubael Treat. They lived in
Waltham in the house, still standing, which he built. He d.
and she m. (2) in Victoria, Vancouver Island, B. C, May,
1867, Mortimer Lewis. They reside in San Francisco, Cal.
Her children were :

1. Mary Harriet Treat, b. July i, 1846; m. Aug. 25, 1S64,

Warren Lane Pope of Waltham. They reside in Waltham.

2. Francena Maria Treat, b. Jan. 28, 1848 ; m. in Waltham,

Dec. 24, 1868, Frederick Richard Eaton of Newton, b. in
Boston, June 11, 1847, son of William Green and Elizabeth
(Boylston) Eaton. They reside in Waltham. He is a
mechanic. Their son was :
I. Warren Mosely Eaton, b. in Waltham, June 11, 1884.

3. Charles Shubael Treat, b. Aug. 13, 1850; d. Nov. 30, 1851.

313. Isaac Parker, Jr. (Isaac,'' Josef h,^ Josef h,^
Josiah,'^ John,^ Uanamah,^ Thomas^), son of Isaac and Lucy
(Dunsmore) Parker, was b. in Waltham, March 4, 1829;
removed to Seattle, Puget Sound, Washington, where he m.
Sept. 9, 1867, Lydia Greenlief Rowell, b. in Bangor, Me.,
Aug. 20, 1845, dau. of Stephen and Mary (Caldwell) Rowell.
He first went to San Francisco, Cal., earl}^ in 1850. He
later went to Mexico, where he superintended mining machin-
ery. He was later in similar work at Gold Hill, Cal. At
the time he set up his lumber mill in Seattle there were but
two others in that territory. He went to the territory when the
first settlements were being made ; the country and society
were then in a very primitive form. He is a mechanical engi-
neer for which he served an apprenticeship with Hinkley &,
Drury of Boston in 1846. He was appointed in 1872 Govern-
ment Inspector of Steamship Boilers for Puget Sound District.
He was elected in 1888 City Treasurer of Seattle for one term.
He is prominently connected with the Masonic bodies. He
became a Mason in Feb., 1867, and has filled positions of
honor and degree in the lodges of Seattle. They reside in
Seattle.

Their children were :
George Frederick Parker, b. hi Seattle, Oct. 17, 1868; m. in
Portland, Oregon, Aug. 20, 1892, Hattie Howe, and resides in
Boise City, Idaho.



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PARKER GENEALOGY.



Ben Stepler Parker, b. Sept. 9, 1870.
Isaac Curtis Parker, b. April 5, 1879.

314. George Endicott Parker (haac;i Joseph,^
yose-ph,^ yosia/i,^ John,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas'^), son of Isaac
and Lucy (Dunsmore) Parker, was b. in Waltham, Feb. 4,
1834. ^^ commenced the trade of a machinist at the shop of
Mr. Pettis, Newton Upper Falls ; removed to Springfield ;
removed to Colt's Armory, Hartford, Ct., where he remained
nine years, taking contracts for pistol frames and parts of the
revolving rifle. He removed to Newark, N. J., in 1864,
where he resides and conducts a machine shop for model and
experimental jobbing work. He is unmarried.

315. Lowell Parker ( Isaac, ^ Joseph,^ Joscp/i,^ Josiah,^
John,^ Hananiah,- Thomas'^), son of Isaac and Lucy (Duns-
more) Parker, was b. in Waltham, April 24, 1840. At the
age of 14 he went to sea, and on his first trip went to S.
America : on his second to Antwerp ; third to England ; fourth
around the " Horn" to California and Puget Sound, where he
was a steamboat engineer. He then joined his brother at
Gold Hill, Cal., and became engineer on the mining engines
there. From California he went to Newark, N. J., where he
joined his other brother in the machine business, now known
by the name of Parker & Co. He resides in Newark, unmar-
ried.

316. Lucy Caroline Parker (Isaac,^ Joseph,^ Joseph,^
yosiah,"^ yohn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau. of Isaac and
Lucy (Dunsmore) Parker, was b. in Waltham, June 9, 1846;
m. in Waltham, Sept. 11, 1871, Warner Wells Carpenter, b.
in Linden, Vt., March 23, 1842, son of Ira and Hannah
(Skinner) Carpenter. Ira Carpenter was a well known music
teacher. They reside in Waltham. He is a postal clerk on
the Boston and Troy R. P. O.

Their children were :

1. Hamilton Lowell Carpenter, b. Sept. 36. 1843.

2. Lucy Blanche Carpenter, b. April 3, 1875 ; she lived one

week.

3. Georc;e Warner Carpenter, b. June 8, 1S76.

4. Isaac Parker Carpenter, b. Sept. 10, 1878.



PARKER GENEALOGY. 4OI

317. James H. Parker (Isaac,^ EUsha,'' Josef h,'=
yostah, ^yohn,^ Hanantah,^ Thomas^), son of Isaac and Flavila
R. (Crosby) Parker, was b. in Stoughton, March 22, 1827 ; m.
Oct. 9, 1852, Martha A. Haskell, b. in Deer Isle, Me., Jan.
25, 183 1, dau. of Edward Y. and Martha M. (Haskell)
Haskell. They reside in Cambridgeport. He is a machinist.

Their children were :

Frank Henry Parker, b. in Charlestown, Nov. 9, 1855 ; m. Nov.

9, 1877, Eliza A. Spoflbrd of Deer Isle, Me., dau. of William and
Lucy Spoffbrd. They lived in West Newton, from whence they
removed to San Juan Del Rio, Mex., where they reside. Child :
I. Alice Eliza Parker,

Nellie Rosetta Parker, b. at Deer Isle, Me., Aug. 26, 1872;
m. April 9, 1892, Charles A. Jarvis of Cambridgeport, b. March

10, 1872, son of Amos B. and Ellen A. (Joy) Jarvis of Cam-
bridgeport. They reside in Cambridgeport.

318. Benjamin Skinner Parker (Elisha,^ Elisha,^
yoseph,^ yostah,'^ yohn,^ Hanmiiah^^ Thomas^), son of Elisha
H. and Charlotte (Skinner) Parker, was b. in S. Windsor,
Ct., Feb. 12, 1835 ; ni- (i) i^i S. Windsor, Sept., 1858, Julia
Wolcott of Windsor, dau. of Hiram Wolcott; m. (2) in Wind-
sor, April, 187 1, Mary Ford. They reside in S. Windsor,
where he is a farmer. At the time of his father's decease he
was still a boy, but he took charge of the farm and has con-
ducted it from that time. His valuable estate of 100 acres is
well known throughout his section, and he is a leading tobacco
farmer. He is sexton of the village, is one of the school com-
mittee, and is a carpenter as well as a farmer. He is a staunch
democrat ; is well known as a man of sound sense and judg-
ment, good nature and hospitality.

Their son :
Harry Venner Parker, b. in S. Windsor, Jan. 27, 1872.

319. Frances Janet V2iX\i^r ( Elisha, i Elisha,^ yoseph,^



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