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William Jefferson Parker[1, 2, 3]

Male 1842 - 1927


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  • Alt. Birth  Abt 1841 
    • 1880 Census: age 39
    Born  5 Oct 1842  , , Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  15 Aug 1860  , , Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) Joel Parker, white male age 47, farmer, $300 real estate, $255 personal estate, born in SC
      2) Elizabeth Parker, white female age 36, born in SC
      3) William Parker, white male age 17, born in SC
      4) Susan Parker, white female age 15, born in SC
      5) Archy Parker, white male age 11, born in SC
      6) Geo W. Parker, white male age 10, born in SC
      7) Allen Parker, white male age 5, born in SC
      8) Mary Ann Parker, white female age 4, born in SC
      9) Roseanna Parker, white female age 3, born in SC
    Military: Civil War  From Nov 1862 to Apr 1865  , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Milton's Light Artillery, Company A 
    • He was at River Junction, Florida, at the close of the War.
    Census: Federal  31 Aug 1870  , West Side Flint River, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) William Parker, white male age 27, farmer $250 personal estate, born in SC, cannot read or write
      2) Mary Parker, white female age 17, at home, born in GA, cannot read or write
      3) Robert Parker, white male age 1, born in GA
      4) Andrew Brown, black male age 18, hired labor, born in AL, cannot read or write
    Census: Federal  5 Jun 1880  Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) William J. Parker, head, white male age 39, farmer, born in SC, parents born in SC
      2) Mary C. Parker, wife, white female age 27, keeping house, born in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Eddie Parker, son, single white male age 12, born in GA, attended school
      4) Judson Parker, daughter [scratched out], single white female[F written over by M] age 4, born in GA
      5) Susan Rich, sister-in-law, single white female age 38, at home, born in GA, parents born in GA
      6) Missouria Randall, servant, single white female age 21, born in SC, parents born in SC
    Move  7 Jan 1895  , , Lake County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census: Federal  4 Jun 1900  , Clermont-Precinct 22, Lake County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 1) William J. Parker, head, white male age 57, married 32 years, born Oct 1842 in SC, parents born in SC, farmer, owns a farm
      2) Caroline Parker, wife, white female age 48, mother of 4, 3 living, born Apr 1852 in GA, parents born in GA
      3) Jessie Parker, daughter, white female age 12, born Jul 1887 in GA, at school 6 months
      4) Susan Rich, sister-in-law, single white female age 58, born Apr 1842 in GA, parents born in GA
    Pension Application  7 Oct 1907  , Clermont-Precinct 22, Lake County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He applied due to general old age and feeble condition. His application was approved 28 December 1907.
    Census: Federal  28 Apr 1910  , Mascotte-Precinct 14, Lake County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 1) William J. Parker, head, white male age 68, married 42 years, born in SC, father born in US, mother born in SC, farmer, owns a farm
      2) Mary C. Parker, wife, white female age 58, born in GA, father born in US, mother born in GA
    Census: Federal  12 Jan 1920  , Altoona-Precinct 2, Lake County, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • 1) William J. Parker, head, widowed white male age 77, born in SC, parents born in SC, rents a home
    Occupation  farmer 
    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
    Notes 
    • They are buried in Glendale Cemetery, Umatilla. William's stone reads 1842-1927. Plat 24-1, grave 14
    Person ID  I463  Nestor Rich Tree
    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 
    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 
    Married  , , , South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1443  Group Sheet

    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 
    Married  8 Oct 1867  , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    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
     2. Ada Judson Parker,   b. Oct 1878, , , , Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     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
    Last Modified  28 Nov 2005 
    Family ID  F42  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Oct 1842 - , , Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 15 Aug 1860 - , , Barnwell County, South Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary: Civil War - Milton's Light Artillery, Company A - From Nov 1862 to Apr 1865 - , Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Oct 1867 - , , Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 31 Aug 1870 - , West Side Flint River, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 5 Jun 1880 - Pine Hill Road, Lynn, Decatur County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - 7 Jan 1895 - , , Lake County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 4 Jun 1900 - , Clermont-Precinct 22, Lake County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPension Application - 7 Oct 1907 - , Clermont-Precinct 22, Lake County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 28 Apr 1910 - , Mascotte-Precinct 14, Lake County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 12 Jan 1920 - , Altoona-Precinct 2, Lake County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Dec 1927 - , Umatilla, Lake County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Glendale Cemetery, Umatilla, Lake County, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S128] notes from 1968 Rich Family Reunion in Tallahassee, FL, Pete and Jean Rich, (written correspondence with attendees: original papers in possession of Jean Downs Rich Murray).

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

    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, 6 May 2007.

    4. [S882] "Florida Confederate Pension Application Files, 1885-1954," images online, Florida Memory Project, a division of the State Library & Archives of Florida, Florida State Board of Pensions, (http://www.floridamemory.com/Collections/PensionFiles/), William J. Parker pension application file A07815, applied for in 1907, 14 pages, 24 Jan 2007.

    5. [S1656] 1860 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, South Carolina, Barnwell County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M653, roll 1213, p. 47, dwelling 360, family 360, Joel Parker household, accessed 29 Jun 2008, 29 Jun 2008.

    6. [S1481] 1870 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2003), M593, roll 146, West Side Flint River, p. 181, dwelling 526, family 526, William Parker household, accessed 5 Jul 2008, 5 Jul 2008.

    7. [S1437] 1880 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Georgia, Decatur County, (http://ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T9, roll 143, Pine Hill-Militia District 1188, enumeration district (ED) 18, p. 251B, dwelling 121, family 126, William J. Parker household, accessed 6 Jul 2008, 6 Jul 2008.

    8. [S1398] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Florida, Lake County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 172, Clermont, enumeration district (ED) 75, p. 6B, dwelling 105, family 110, William J. Parker household, accessed 4 Jul 2008, 4 Jul 2008.

    9. [S1371] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Florida, Lake County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 163, Mascotte-Precinct 14, enumeration district (ED) 74, p. 79B, dwelling 144, family 146, William J. Parker household, accessed 3 Jul 2008, 4 Jul 2008.

    10. [S1351] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Florida, Lake County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 224, Altoona-Precinct 2, enumeration district (ED) 93, p. 4A, dwelling 4, family 4, William J. Parker household, accessed 3 Jul 2008, 3 Jul 2008.

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