"I have created a Facebook group for Descendants of (our) William Parker. If you are on Facebook please join. Go to groups on the left side of your home page, click on more, search for "Descendants of William D. Parker (Cobden, Illinois)"…"
"Chris, I've not seen your Paul Parker in my tree but you have possible connections as I've not exhausted every lead in my known line. I am at a dead end with William D. Parker,my 3rd great. who lived many years in Union Co Ill. He raised…"
"Lynn, I had a little while back found some more Parkers at Fraternal Cem. besides the ones I could figure who they were. The following is copied from an Ancestry Board Query ( Fraternal Cemetery, Pratt City) I posted this summer. The answer is as…"
I too have relatives in that same cemetery. Alice Parker Tate born 27 March 1891 died 15 March 1971 same headstone is Aaron D Tate14 Jun 1892 died 10 Jun 1953. Alice Eliza Parker was the dau of Thomas Jasper Parker born 1855 (1880 census…"
"Hetty T. Parker b. 1875 Jefferson Co Al is my great grandmother and married Joseph Wesley Riley b. 1872 Jefferson Co Al. They are buried at Union Hill Cemetery in Homewood, Jefferson Co. Hetty is the daughter of Monroe D. Parker b.1836 Union Co…"
"Hey Lynn, I am on Parker Heritage now. The William D. Parker is my page. I will soon upload some pictures. Did you find any info about the Issaac Parker photo you posted? I do have a Issaac Parker, a son of Monroe D. Parker. The picture of the…"
"My Riley family live in Indiana and came through Kentucky to settle there. My wife is a Parker. WE have lived in many states and could not believe we ended up just a few miles from Where her G Grandpa and Grandpa are from. We really enjoy looking…"
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Dane Wesley Jarrett
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Just surfing geneology sites looking for my Parker family
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My 3rd great grandpa was William D. Parker b. 1802 Pa. He moved to Union Co Illinois and married Nancy Wilkinson in 1834. One of their sons, Monroe Dudley Parker b. 1836, is my 2nd great grandpa who moved to Al after serving in the 35th Illinois Inf and 40th Missouri Inf. One of Monroe D. Parker and Laura Wilkerson's children born in Jefferson Co Al was Hetty Tallulah Parker b. 1875 and she married Joseph Wesley Riley b. 1873, Jefferson Co Al. These are my great grandparents who begat Tommie Oma Dee Riley, my grandmother.
I have not connected with anyone having a tie to William D. Parker's parents. I believe they also had moved to Illinois but have not found them. There is a William Parker mentioned on a posting concerning the Blackhawk War in Illinois.
He remarried Missenna Kitts in 1847 after his first wife's death .
My Riley family live in Indiana and came through Kentucky to settle there. My wife is a Parker. WE have lived in many states and could not believe we ended up just a few miles from Where her G Grandpa and Grandpa are from. We really enjoy looking for her family. I have been surprises how many Riley were were buried down here right along side the Parkers. Keep in touch.