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creased in 1855, '^^S^ ^nd 1862 to $2,500,000. Probably no mill is known
throughout the country at large as the Pacific, which has succeeded for many
years in keeping at the front and whose diversified fabrics have won for it the
popularity fairly earned.




Edward H, Parker.

Arthur A. Parker. Clarence E. Parker.

Theodore Parker.



PARKER GENEALOGY. 44I

A. (Lovell) Denton.* He is fence agent of the Washburn &
Moen Mfg. Co., conducting the construction of the wire fenc-
ing contracts of this corporation. Resides in Jersey City, N. J.

Children :

Walter Denton Parker, b. and d. April 3, 1885.
Arthur Denton Parker, b. Sept. 4, 1886.
Ralph Augustus Parker, b. May 25, 1889.
Mary Lovell Parker, b. and d. Jan. 21, 1891.
Mary Grace Parker, b. May 3, 1892.

41 1. Clarence Edmund Parker (Edward H.,^ Ehe-
nezer^'J Ebenezer,^ Thomas,^ Andi'ew,'^ yokn,^ Hananiah^^
Thomas^), son of Edward H. and Mary C. (Brown) Parker,
was b. in Worcester, April 4, i860 ; m. Aug. 26, 1886, Jennie
E. See, b. in Yonkers, N. Y., Sept. 27, 1864, dau. of Benja-
min A. and Ellenf (Lafarge) Seej of Yonkers, N. Y. The
parents of Benjamin A. See were David and Elizabeth (Austin)

* James W. Denton was son of Ebenezer Denton of Braintree, Mass., whose
wife was Eliza W. Hollis, daughter of Capt. John Hollis of Braintree, and a
ladj of great worth. She was a descendant of Peregrine White of Pilgrim
fame. Two brothers, William and Rev. Paul Denton, are said to have come
from England and settled in Plymouth Co. as early as 1638. Rev. Paul
Denton removed to Long Island, while William Denton became the ancestor
of the Dentons of Braintree. Lida E. Denton is sister to Prof. James Edgar
Denton of Jersey City, N. J. ; and the father, James W. Denton, has been for
many years an instructor in the Hoboken Institute of Technology.

Sarah A. Lovell was daughter of Stephen Lovell of Weymouth, Mass., in
which town lived each of her successive ancestral generations from her own
back to the Lovell ancestor of 1635, who came from Weymouth, England.

t Ellen Lafarge was born in Hastings-on-Hudson, N. Y., Aug. 5, 1827, dau.
of Isaac and Jane Lafarge.

J Benjamin A.. See still enjoys rugged health in his advanced age of 82.
The Lafarge family in America have come from two brothers, so attested by
tradition, who sought America for the free worship of their Protestant beliefs.
One of them settled in the Hudson River valley, where his descendants are
more or less numerous at the present day. Many of them were active in the
Colonial Revolution and rendered all possible service to the common cause.
In their section, that part of the State adjacent to New York city, occurred
much contest, and in this hotbed of the struggle which lasted so long were
many personal experiences and trials of the Lafarge family. The great-grand-
father lived in the neighborhood of Dobbs Ferry. His farm was near the
Hessian camp and suffered accordingly. The family were obliged to keep
their food in a secret spaceway under the kitchen floor. The homestead was
but a few miles from either White Plains or from the place where Maj. Andrfi
was taken.



442 PARKER GENEALOGY.

See. Mr. Parker resides in Yonkers, where he is a fence
manufacturer.

Their dau. :
Elsie Ellen Parker, b. in Yonkers, N. Y., June 12, 1SS9; d.

Feb. 16, 1892.

412. Edward Henry Parker (Edward H.,^ Ebene-
zer,^ Ebenezer,^ Thoinas^^ Andrew,'^ yohn,^ Uanantah,^
Thomas^), son of Edward H. and Mary C. (Brown) Parker,
was b. in Worcester, Jan. 4, 1867 ; m. Sept. 9, 1886, Lena
A. Converse, dau. of Hiram S. and Delia A. (Moffitt) Con-
verse of Oxford. Since 1884 he has been connected with the
Washburn & Moen Mfg. Co. of Worcester, in which city they
reside.

Their dau. :
Myrtis Idella Parker, b. Aug. 7, 1887.

413. Joseph Henry Parker (Oliver,^ Henry, ^ Josmh,^
Jostah,^ yosiahA 'John,T> Ha^ianiah,'^ Thomas'-), son of Oliver
H. and Patty (Parker) Parker, was b. in Woburn, Sept. 16,
1836; m. Dec. 4, 1867, Henrietta M. Young, b. in Woburn,
June 25, 1840, dau. of Sumner and Mary A. Young.

Their son :
Joseph Henry Parker, Jr., b. April 16, 1S71.

414. ^aviha. J^SiVl^er ( Oliver ,^ Henry ,7 yos/a/i,^ yosm/i,^
'Josiah,'^ Jokn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau. of Oliver H. and
Patty (Parker) Parker, was b. in Woburn, Oct. 20, 1841 ; m.
Joseph Linnell, b. in Orleans, Jan. 25, 1836, son of Gould and
Paulina Linnell of Orleans. They reside in Woburn.

Their son :
I. James Houston Linnell, b. in Woburn, Sept. 24, 1874.

415. Lydia Thompson Parker (Frederick C. ,^ Fred-
erick,"^ Josiah,^ yosiah,^ yosiah,^ yokn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^),
dau. of Frederick Chandler and Martha A. (Hanson) Parker,
was b. in Woburn, April 4, 1858 ; m. J. Herbert Richardson.

Their dau. :
I. Grace Parker Richardson, b. March 16, 1881.



PARKER GENEALOGY. 443

416. Benjamin Franklin Parker (Benjamin,^ Josef h,^
Benjamin,^ Josiahy' Jostak,'^ yohn,^ Hanantah,^ Thomas^),
son of Benjamin and Mary Elizabeth (Waitt) Parker, was b.
in Woburn, Sept. 8, 1850; m. in Woburn, Dec. 24, 1878,
Mary M. Childs, b. March 24, 1854, ^^^- of Prentiss and
Esther F. Childs. They reside in Woburn.

Their children ;

Louis Franklin Parker, b. Aug. 11, 1879.
Earnest Elmore Parker, b. Dec. 13, 1S80.
William Chester Parker, b. Aug. 24, 1883.
Elsie May Parker, b. Feb. 21, 1888.

417. Susan Emma Parker (Benjamin,^ Josef h,"'
Benjamin,^ Josiah,^ Jostah,^ John,^ Uanamah,'^ Thomas^),
dau. of Benjamin and Mary Elizabeth (Waitt) Parker, was b.
in Woburn, April 21, 1854; ™- '^'^ Woburn, Feb. 2, 1875,
Clarence M. Crowell, b. on Martha's Vineyard Island, March
21, 1849, ^*^" o^ Capt. Joseph M. and Abbie P. Crowell.
They reside in Woburn.

Their children :

1. Benjamin Parker Crowell, b. Aug. 2, 1877.

2. Harry Edmund Crowell, b. Aug. 9, 1880.

3. Fred Gilbert Crowell, b. Aug. 24, 1886.

4. Bertha Wallace Crowell, b. Sept. 16, 1889.

418. Lucy Augusta Parker (Benjamin,^ Josef h,^
Benjamin,^ Jostah,^ Jostah,'^ Jokn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^)^
dau. of Benjamin and Mary Elizabeth (Waitt) Parker, was b.
in Woburn, Jan. 24, 1858; m. in Woburn, Feb. 6, 1889, Asa
W. Boutwell, b. Dec. 4, 1863, son of Asa and Lorinda A.
Boutwell. They reside in Woburn.

Their son :
I. Dana Sylvester Boutwell, b. in Woburn, May 21, 1890.

Dorotha Caroline Parker (see page 230) (Samuel,'^
Benjamin,^ Josiah,^ Josiah^'^ John,^ Hanamah,^ Thomas^),
dau. of Samuel and Lydia Thurston (Allen) Parker, was b.
in Otselic, N. Y., Aug. 3, 1832; m. in Chicago, 111., March
30, 1854, Henry Wiggers, b. in Mariensee, Hanover, Ger-
many, June 2, 1829, son of William and Caroline (Hulke)



444



PARKER GENEALOGY.



Wiggers. He d. in Chicago, Feb. 5, 185 1. She d. in
Chicago, March 30, 1854. ^^ ^"^^^ ^ manufacturer of and
dealer in mouldings.

Their children were :

1. Emma Wiggers, b. Oct. 19, and d. Oct., 1S52.

2. Caroline Alida Wiggers, b. Feb. 23, 1S54; """• ""* Spring,

Boone Co., 111., Feb. 22, 1876, Fred Augustus Reed, b. in
Spring, Jan. 8, 1855, son of Hon. George and Eliza Ann
(Wait) Reed. He is a farmer and they reside in Herbert,
Boone Co., 111. Their children, all b. in Spring, 111., were :
I. Myrtie Maud Reed, b. Nov. 19, 1876 ; d. Aug. 28, 1881.
II. Albert Eugene Reed, b. Dec. 23, 1878.

III. Earl Victor Reed, b. Aug. 24, 1882.

IV. Pearl Eliza Reed, b. June 14, 1885.
V. Thomas Glen Reed, b. Aug. 27, 1887.

419. Samuel Dwight Parker (Samuel T.,^ Sanmel,^
Benjamin,^ Josmh,^ Josiah^^ yohn,^ Hananiah^^ Thomas^),
son of Samuel Thurston and Mary (Bates) Parker, was b.
Dec. 29, 1830; m. Oct. 27, 1850, Hannah R. Congdon, b. in
Pompey, N. Y., Sept. i, 1833, dau. of William and Ervilla
Congdon. He resides in De Ruyter, N. Y., where he is a
farmer.

Their children :

Elmera E. Parker, b. in De Ruyter, N. Y., March 27, 1854; <J*

Sept. 19, 1872.
Eva May Parker, b. Oct. 2, i860; m. Oct. 10, 1878, A. Clenden-

ing. She d. May 31, 1879, leaving a son :

I. Ando I. Clendening, b. Oct. 30, 1879.

420. Henry Norton Parker (Samuel T.,^ Samuel,^
Benjamin^^ yosiahy> Josiah,'^ John,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^),
son of Samuel Thurston and Mary (Bates) Parker, was b. in
Georgetown, N. Y., June 16, 1834; "i- (^) March 15, 1857,
Hannah M. Glynn; m. (2) Dec. 31, 1861, Mary A. Cooley,
b. Jan. 22, 1841 ; m. (3) March 12, 1889, Martha Bowers
Cady. He is a farmer in New Woodstock, N. Y.

His children :

Macius I. Parker, b. in Smyrna, N. Y., Jan. 8, 1S63.



PARKER GENEALOGY. 445

439. Mary Ellen Parker, b. in Smyrna, June 21, 1S64; m.
April 19, 1S84, Frank M. Cash.

Sarah Adalaide Parker, b. in Smyrna, Nov. 2, 1865 ; m. Oct.
29, 1890, Edward Knickerbocker,

440. Alice Amanda Parker, b. in Smyrna, Aug. 10, 1868 ; m.
Dec. 27, 1883, George Hitchcock.

Myson Henry Parker, b. in Smyrna, June 4, 1S72.
Edna May Parker, b, in Smyrna, Dec. 7, 1881.

421. John Lasson Parker (Samuel T.,^ Samuel,'^
Benjamin,^ yosiah,^ 'Josiah,'' 'yohn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^),
son of Samuel Thurston and Mary (Bates) Parker, was b. in
Georgetown, N. Y.,July 6, 1836; m. in Georgetown, Feb.
II, 1864, Lydia A. Vanhovenburgh, b. in Schenectady, N. Y.,
Aug. 6, 1838, dau. of William and Jane Vanhovenburgh. He
is a carpenter in Smyrna, N. Y.

Their son :

Clinton Dewitt Parker, b. in Georgetown, N. Y., Sept. 20, 1866.

422. Lucy Lizzette Parker (Samuel T.,^ Samuel,i
Benjamin^^ yosiak,^ yosiah,'^ yohn,^ Hananiak,^ Thomas^),
dau. of Samuel Thurston and Mary (Bates) Parker, was b.
in Smyrna, N. Y., July 17, 1838 ; m. in De Ruyter, Madison
Co., N. Y., June i, 1865, William Lewis Jones, b. in Smyrna,
N. Y., July 9, 1839, SO" of John I. and Sarah (Lewis) Jones.
He was a farmer. He d. Sept. 28, 1872. She resides in
Smyrna, where all the children were born.

Their children were :

1. Minnie Laverna Jones, b. March 19, 1S67 ; m. in Smyrna,

N. Y., Feb. 3, 1887, John S. Weaver. She d. Dec. 29, 1888.

2. Eugene Luzerne Jones, b. Nov. 4, 1868.

3. Floy Lanette Jones, b. June 8, 1870.

423. Albert Monson Parker (Samuel T.,^ Samuel, ^
Benjamin,^ yos/ah,^ yosia/i,'^ yohn,^ Hananiah,'^ Thomas^),
son of Samuel Thurston and Mary (Bates) Parker, was b. in
Madison Co., N. Y., Oct. 10, 1843; m. in Sioux City, la.,
Aug. 13, 1869, Elizabeth Van Zandt, b. in Cincinnati, O.,
April 21, 1840, dau. of Jacob and Sarah Van Zandt. They
reside in S. Sioux City, Neb.



446 PARKER GENEALOGY.

Their children :
Charles A. Parker, b. May 5, 1870.
Sarah E. Parker, b. March 6, 1S72.
George O. Parker, b. June 20, 1875.

424. Edwin Eugene Parker (Samuel T.,^ SamueU^
Bcnjamin^^ 'Josiahy> Jostah,"^ yohn,^ Hananiah^^ Thomas^),
son of Samuel Thurston and Mary (Bates) Parker, was b. in
Madison Co., N. Y., Dec. 5, 1846 ; m. in Willow, Union Co.,
Dak., July 7, 1867, Nellie Heath, b. in Upper Canada, April
2, 1839, dau. of Mitchell and Jeannett Heath. Mr. Parker is
a house-mover. He resides in Sioux City, la.

Their children :

Harry V. Parker, b. in Covington, Neb., March 8, 1872.
Fred Parker, b. Dec. 7, 1874.

425. William Charles Addison Parker (Samuel
T.,^ Samuel ^t Benjamin^^ 'Josiahy> 'jfostah,'^ yohn,^ Hana-
niah^^ Thomas^), son of Samuel Thurston and Mary (Bates)
Parker, was b. in Otselic, N. Y., Aug. 5, 1849; m. in Smyr-
na, N. Y., Dec. 22, 1869, Emma O. Crandall, b. in Smyrna,
June 9, 1854, dau. of Timothy D. and Amy E. Crandall.
They reside in Norwich, N. Y. He is a car repairer.

Their children :

Lizzie M. Parker, b. May 26, 1871 ; m. in Norwich, N. Y., Nov.

12, 1890, Oliver M. Jones. Their son :

I. Hazel Jones, b. in Norwich, N. Y., Nov. 19, 1891.
Mary E. Parker, b. Sept. 4, 1874.
Charles E. Parker, b. Jan. 8, 1877.
L. Belle Parker, b. Sept. 6, 1880.

42 6. Thomas Allen Parker (Benjamin A.,^ Samuel, ^
Benjamin,^ yosiah,^ yosiah,^ yohn,^ Hanamak,'^ Thomas^),
son of Benjamin Allen and Orpha (Stebbins) Parker, was b.
in Chardon, C, Nov. 18, 1834; ^- ^^ Fayette Co., O., Aug.
27, 1857, Margaret Ann Lindsey. At 17 years of age he
began teaching in the public schools, and going to school a
term occasionally when he could save enough money to pay
his way ; was a member of the Hiram Eclectic Institute (after-



PARKER GENEALOGY. 447

wards Hiram College) during the fall terms of both 1853 and
'54, while Gen. Garfield was a student there. From there he
went to Fayette Co., O., and was appointed a member of the
Board of County Examiners, which position he resigned on
removing to Kansas, after teaching two years in the public
schools and conducting a normal school one year at Bloom-
ingburg, Fayette Co., O. April i, i860, he first beheld the
prairies of Kansas, since which time his avocations have been
various, sometimes teaching, sometimes farming, keeping a
hardware store, surveying, etc., etc.
Their children :

Eva Cora Parker, b. June 2, 1859,

Charles Carlos Parker, b. April, 1861 ; d. Aug., 1864.
Mary Elizabeth Parker, b. Jan. 10, 1868.
Frederick Le Grange Parker, b. Nov. 13, 1873.
Minerva Maude Parker, b. April 7, 1878.

42 7. Hosea Stebbins Parker (Benjamin A . ,s Samuel, i
Benjamin,^ Josiah,^ Josiah,'^ yohn,^ Uanam'ah,^ Thomas^),
son of Benjamin Allen and Orpha (Stebbins) Parker; m. in
Spring Hill, Kan., Sept. 11, 1867, Martha D. Wilson, b. in
Blount Co., Tenn., Oct. 21, 1844, dau. of Alexander M. and
Mary Jane Wilson. He was a farmer in Spring Hill, Kan.
For about ten years preceding his death he was sergeant in
the Home Militia, also clerk in the school district one term.
He d. in Spring Hill, July 28, 1875. His widow survives him
in Melvern, Osage Co., Kan.

Their children were :

441. Mary Emogene Parker, b. in Spring Hill, Kan., Aug. 34,

1869; m. John Stucker.
Allen Wilson Parker, b. Aug. 3, 1873 ; d. Jan. 23, 1874.
HosEA Robert Parker, b. Dec. 4, 1874.

428. Mary Louisa Parker (Benjamin A.,^ Samtcel,i
Benjamin,^ Josiah,^ Josiah,^ John,^ Hananiah,'^ Thomas^),
dau. of Benjamin Allen and Orpha (Stebbins) Parker; m.
Benjamin Sprague. She d. Dec. 23, 1873, and was buried at
Spring Hill, Kan. He was a telegraph operator. They lived
at Tye Siding, Wyoming, on the Union Pacific R. R.

Their children were ;



448 PARKER GENEALOGY.

1. Orrie Sprague ; m. George Dobbins, and resides in Marce-

line, Mo.

2. John Sprague ; d. young.

429. Mary Ellen Parker (Francis E.,^ Smtiuel^i
Benjamin,^ 'Josiahy' 'Josiah.,'' yokn,^ Hanamak,^ Tho?nas^),
dau. of Francis Edwin and Amanda M. (Lindsay) Parker,
was b. in Lake Co., 111., May 13, 1851 ; m. in Belvidere, 111.,
Feb. 17, 1869, Stephen Abraham, b. in New York city, Oct.
I, 1848, and resides in Genoa, Dekalb Co., 111. He was
deputy sheriff and town constable.

Their children :

1. Emma M. Abraham, b. in Spring, Boone Co., 111., Nov. 22,

1869 ; d. Jan. 27, 1872.

2. Willis L. Abraham, b. in Spring, Dec. 24, 1870.

3. Lindsay Abraham, b. in Spring, June 26, 1872.

4. Edwin Abraham, b. in Spring, April 17, 1874.

5. Frederick S. Abraham, b. in Genoa, Dekalb Co., 111., Oct.

27, 1876.

430. Milton Augustus Parker (Milton B.,^ Peter, 'j

yohn,^ Peter, ^ 'John,'' 'John,'^ Hananiah,'^ Thomas^), son of
Milton B. and Harriet J. (Ward) Parker, was b. Sept. 2,
1855; m. in Cambridge, Oct. 21, 1885, Mae Hapgood of
Cambridge, dau. of Oliver and Mary J. (Sanderson) Hapgood.

Their children were :

Chester Curtis Parker, b. in Cambridge, Aug. 6, and d. Dec.

II, 1886.
Roy Milton Parker, b. in Charlestown, Oct. 3, 1887.
Harold Bryant Parker, b. in Natick, Dec. 22, 1892.

43 1 . John Freeman Parker (John H.,^ John,'J John,^
Peter, ^ John,'< John,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), son of John
Henry and Annie E. (Gilmore) Parker, was b. in Brookfield,
July 15, 1862, and soon removed with his parents to Maiden.
After his school life in that city he studied the practical side of
the shoe business at his father's manufactory. He afterwards
took charge of the manufacturing and the customers' depart-
ments. He was one of the first members of Co. L, 5th Reg.,
M. V. M., rising from private by competitive drill to corporal



PARKER GENEALOGY.



449




Lieut. John F. Parker.



29



A^O PARKER GENEALOGY.

sergeant and finally commissioned first lieutenant. He m.
Oct. 24, 1888, Minnie Waters Ballard of Maiden, dau. of
Capt. Henry A. and Lydia (Brown) Ballard. Lieut. Parker
was appointed military instructor at the Maiden High School,
serving in that capacity to the time of his death, occurring June
5, 1890. His sickness of typhoid fever was brief. He was
well and favorably known, and his death while in the full vigor
of early manhood caused profound sadness. He was very
thorough and proficient in whatever he undertook, and was a
man of great promise. He was buried at Forestdale Cemetery,
Maiden, Mass.
Their dau. :
Marjorie GiLMORE Parker, b. Nov. 24, 1889.

George Henry Parker (see page 411) (George S.,^
George 5. ,7 Artemas,^ Peter, ^ John,^ John,^ Haiianiah,'^
Thomas^), son of George Smith and Mary A. (Skahal) Parker,
was b. in Sucotock, Mich., Oct. 7, 1856; m. Jan. 12, 1878,
in E. Medway, now MilHs, Nancy E. Ross, b. in Natick,
July 24, i860, dau. of Roswell P. and Helen L. (Lawrence)
Ross. They reside in W. Medway.

Their dau. :
Helen Louisa Parker, b. in Medway, April 3, 1879.

Eva L. Parker (see page 411) (George S.,^ George 5.,?
Artemas,^ Peter,^ John,'' Jo/m,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau.
of George Smith and Mary A. (Skahal) Parker; m. Amos
Hurd, and resides in W. Medway, Mass.

432. Charles Frederick VdiX^tx (Joseph A., "^ Fred-
crick A.,^ Josef h,^ Amos,^ Amos,^ Andrew,^ John^'^ Hana-
niah,'^ Thomas^), son of Joseph A. and Samantha W. (Price)
Parker, was b. in Philadelphia, Pa., March 4, 1864; m.
Emma Kunzig. They lived in Philadelphia, where their
children were born. To improve his health he removed to
San Francisco, where they resided. He was a very promis-
ing and successful teacher there, when very sadly, while
swimming on July 20, 1890, he ventured out too far and was
drowned.



PARKER GENEALOGY. 45 1

Their children were :
I. Bertie Parker. 2. Walter Parker.

433. Emma Eliza PsLVkev ( Gardner, 9 PerUy,^ Gardi-
ncr,^ Isaac,^ Amos J Andrew,'^ yohn,^ Uanamah,^ Thomas^),
dau. of Gardner and Mary L. (Sawyer) Parker, was b. in
Hopkinton, Nov. 2, 1845; m. May 8, 1865, Roswel I. Frail
of Hopkinton. They reside in Hopkinton.

Their children are :

1. Mary Carrie Frail, b. in Hopkinton, Jan. 11, 1869.

2. Gardner Parker Frail, b. in Hopkinton, March 26, 1872.

434. George Gardner Parker (Gardner, 9 Perley,^
Gardiner,'^ Isaac,^ Amos,^ Andrew,'^ Jokn,^ Hananiah,^
Thomas^), son of Gardner and Mary L. (Sawyer) Parker,
was b. in Hopkinton, Oct. 25, 1849 ; m. Oct. 7, 1869, Mandana
Hyde of Poultney, Vt. They reside in Poultney, where Mr.
Parker is in the slate business.

Their children are :
Fred Hyde Parker, b. in Poultney, Vt., May 7, 1872.
Theodore John Parker, b. in Poultney, May 2, 1876.
Mary Carrie Parker, b. in Poultney, Aug. 18, 1878.
Raymond Arthur Parker, b. in Poultney, May 11, 188 1.

435. Edgar Vinton Parker (Gardner,'^ Per ley, ^
Gardiner, ^ Isaac,^ Amos,^ Andrew,'^ 'yohn,^ Hananiah,^
Thomas^), son of Gardner and Mary L. (Sawyer) Parker,
was b. in Hopkinton, Aug. 18, 1855 ; m. in Warren, May 12,
1880, LilHe C. Butterworth. They reside in Poultney, Vt.
He is a slate dealer.

Their children are ;

Warren Henry Parker, b. in Poultney, Vt., Jan. 23, 1S83.
Albert William Parker, b. in Poultney, Jan. 20, 1885.
Edith Marion Parker, b. in Poultney, March 17, 1887.
Gardner Vinton Parker, b. in Poultney, June 16, 1890.
Carl Parker, b. in Poultney, Nov. 16, 1892.

Henry E. Parker (see page 426) (Addison Z.,9 Jabez
M.,^ Jabez J/. ,7 Isaac,^ Amos,s Andrew,^ John,^ Hananiah,^
Thomas^), son of Addison L. and Mary M. (Buxton) Parker,



452 PARKER GENEALOGY.

was b. in Phillipston, March 22, 1859 ; m. Dec. 24, 1884,
Sadie E. Town of Keene, N. H. He is a railroad engineer
and resides in Fitchburg.

Their children are :
Eugene H. Parker, b. June 9, 1886.
Grace Parker, b. July 2, 1S91.

Earnest L. Parker (see page 426) (Addison Z.,9 Jabez
M.,^ Jabez J/. ,7 Isaac,^ Amos,^ Andrew,^ 'John^^ Hananiah^^
Thomas^), son of Addison L. and Mary M. (Buxton) Parker,
was b. in Keene, N. H., Jan. 22, 1867; m. July 14, 1887,
Bertha E. Tasker of Providence, R. I. He is a druggist and
resides in Everett.

Their children are :
Ida B. Parker, b. Aug. 14, 1889.
Leslie Parker, b. March i, 1891.

436. Richard E. Parker (Perry A.,^ Enoch, ^ Jabcz,^
Isaac,^ Amos, 5 Andrew,^ yokn,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), son
of Perry Ander and Mary S. (Russell) Parker, was b. in
Keene, N. H., Oct. 5, 1861 ; m. in Bellows Falls, Vt., June 24,
1890, Hattie Grout. They reside in West Fitchburg, Mass.

Their children :
Ruby Parker, b. April 17, 1880.
Perry E. Parker, b. Feb. 23, 1891.

437. Carrie B. Parker (Perry A., "^ Enoch, ^ Jabez,i
Isaac,^ Amos,^ Andrew,-^ John,^ Hananiah,^ Thomas^), dau.
of Perry Ander and Mary S. (Russell) Parker, was b. in
Westminster, Vt., Nov. 8, 1863 ; m. in Manchester, la., Dec.
16, 1884, Gilbert C. Sibley, b. in Penn., Feb. 7, 1862, son of
John and Emily Sibley, now of Owego, N. Y. They reside
in Mt. Vernon, S. Dak.

Their children :

1. Stella Sibley. 3. Willie Sibley.

2. Harry Sibley. 4. Bessie Sibley.

438. Ella M. Parker (Perry A., 9 Enoch, ^ Jabez, 7
Isaac,^ Anios,^ Andrezu,'^ John,^ Hananiah,'^ Thomas^), dau.
of Perry Ander and Mary S. (Russell) Parker, was b. in



PARKER GENEALOGY. 453

Sugar Grove, 111., March 9, 1865 ; m. in Aurora, 111., March
14, 1881, Frank McCannon, b. in Essex, Vt., June 15, 1857,
son of Thomas and Sarah McCannon of Burlington, Vt.
They reside in Sugar Grove, 111.
Their children :

1. May a. McCannon, b. April 26, 1880.

2. Maude C. McCannon, b. Jan. i, 1883.

3. Mattie McCannon, b. Aug. 14, 1884.

4. Benjamin McCannon, b. Sept. 5, 1886.

5. Minnie McCannon, b. Oct. 20, 1888.

439. Mary Ellen Parker (Henry N.,9 Samuel T.,^
Samuel,'^ Benja?nm,^ 'Josiahy> yosiah,^ John,^ Hananiah^^
Thomas^), dau. of Henry Norton and Mary A. (Cooley)
Parker, was b. in Smyrna, N. Y., June 21, 1864; m. April
19, 1884, Frank M. Cash.

Their children :

1. Earl Cash.

2. Eva Cash.

440. Alice Amanda Parker (Henry N. ,9 Samiiel T. ,^
Samuel, ^ Benjamin,^ Jostah,^ yosiah,'^ yokn,'^ Hanantah,^
Thomas^), dau. of Henry Norton and Mary A. (Cooley)
Parker, was b. in Smyrna, N. Y., Aug. 10, 1868; m. Dec.
27, 1883, George Hitchcock.

Their children :

I. Henry Hitchcock,
2.



Henry Hitchcock, )

Harry Hitchcock, T' J"^>^ ^^^ '^^7-



441. Mary Emogene Parker (Hosea S.,9 Benjamin
A.^ Sainuel^T Benja^nin,^ yosiahy> yosiak,'^ yohn,^ Hana7iiak,^
Thomas"^), dau. of Hosea Stebbins and Martha D. (Wilson)
Parker, was b. in Spring Hill, Kan., Jan. 24, 1869; m. in
Lyndon, Osage Co., Kan., Sept. 12, 1888, John Martin
Stucker, b. in Emporia, Kan., Feb. 10, 1867, son of Eli and
Hannah Stucker. He is a farmer. They reside in Melvern,
Kan.

Their children are :

1. Gale Edwin Stucker, b. in Melvern, Kan., June 28, 1889.

2. Raymond Eli Stucker, b. in Melvern, Feb. 24, 1S91.



454 PARKER GENEALOGY.

Col. C. Harrison Parker (see page 340) (Caleb A.,^
Lewis ^T Isaac ^^ Amos, ^ Andrew, '^ yohn,^ Hananiak,^ Thomas^ )^
son of Caleb Alexander Parker, was b. in Jackson, Miss.
From his early manhood he has followed the profession of
journalism. He has held prominent positions on many of the
leading journals of New Orleans, and has secured along with
his acknowledged great energy reputation as an uncompro-
mising reformer. In 1881 he was editor-in-chief of the Picay-
une, and he inaugurated a fight in the Democratic party which
culminated in the election of Gov. Nichols in 1888. He was
appointed State Tax Collector by Gov. Nichols. He was
one of the organizers of the Anti-Lottery League, and was
chosen chairman of the executive committee and conducted
the correspondence incident to the organization of the move-
ment throughout the State. He organized a company organ-
izing the New Delta, and he has been the editor and manager
of that paper since its foundation. The New Delta fought
the combined daily press of the State, backed as it was by
Lottery millions ; but its cause, though one of the most une-
qual, was one of the most gallant in the history of journalism.



HOMESTEAD RECOLLECTIONS OF REV.
THEODORE PARKER.



A fragment of an autobiography by the late Rev. Theodore
Parker, which was commenced at Rome shortly before his
death, is printed here in its original condition. When he
found that he could write no more he closed the manuscript
with a caveat to the reader, which was printed in the com-
mencement of the first volume of the "Life and Correspond-
ence of Theodore Parker," by John Weiss. It is of much
interest to our family and is reprinted here.

N. B. Caveat Lector. — This will require careful rewriting, and



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