The Family Of
James Parker and
Mary Rood-?




"In Loving Memory Of Those Who Came Before Us!"




Family Background



JAMES PARKER and MARY [ROOD-?] are
my husbands Paternal Great-Grandparents.

Their son, JOHN R. PARKER, is my husbands Grandfather.



Births



JAMES PARKER was born approximately 1823-25
in Crawford County, Illinois.


He is the son of SAMUEL PARKER and
SARAH NEWMAN.


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MARY [Surname Unknown] - According to the 1870 Federal Census, she was born in 1846 in Tennessee.

She was a full-blooded Cherokee Indian, which has made it very difficult to find records about her.

Her Indian name is unknown, but her English name was Mary [Rood-?].

She was approximately 21 years younger than James when they married.



Residence



From 1847 to 1860, James was found in Crawford County, Illinois where he owned his own farm.

I haven't gotten the land records yet, but he must have sold it soon after 1860 because in 1870 he was found in Liberty Township, Missouri.

He then moved sometime before 1880 to Union Township, Dunklin County, Missouri.

He may have moved from Missouri as there's a possibility that he died in Webster County, Louisiana.



Marriages



James was married two times:


1. Lydia Ann Carter 2 Sept 1845
in Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois

2. Mary [Surname Unknown] - possibly Rood
married approximately 1865-1870



Children



The children born from James and Lydia's marriage are:


1.  SARAH ANN [SALLY] PARKER

Born in 1847 in Stoddard County, Missouri.




2.  JULIA ANN PARKER

Born in 1847 in Stoddard County, Missouri.

She was a twin to Sarah Ann.




3.  RACHEL ANN PARKER

Born in 1849 in Stoddard County, Missouri.

Died sometime before 1860 in Crawford County, Illinois.




4.  JOHN PARKER

Born 1850-51 in Stoddard County, Missouri.

Married Matilda [Surname Unknown] in 1871
in Stoddard County, Missouri.




5.  HESTER ANN PARKER

Born 1852-53 in Stoddard County, Missouri.




6.  SAMUEL PARKER

Born 1855-56 in Stoddard County, Missouri.

Married:
(1) Julia A. (Surname Unknown) in 1876
in Stoddard County, Missouri.

(2) Alace (Surname Unknown) in 1888.




7.  LYDIA ANN PARKER

Born in 1857 in Stoddard County, Missouri.

Married [First Name Unknown] Breece.




8.  [EMILY - ?] J. PARKER

Born in 1860 in Stoddard County, Missouri.


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The children of James and Mary:


1.  JOHN RALEIGH PARKER

Born 25 Dec 1870 in Stoddard County, Missouri.

Married
(1) Mary [Surname Unknown],
(2) Anne [Surname Unknown]
(3) Sarah Ella Isaacs.




2.  [MALE - NAME UNKNOWN]

Born in 1874 in Missouri.

He only lived to be about one week old.



Religion



It is believed that James was a Baptist.



Military



It has been reported that James served during the Civil War, but no military records have yet been found.



Deaths



Family tradition relates that Mary died during the childbirth of her second child in 1874.


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It is believed that James died in Louisiana approximately 1893-95 at the age of 70 years.



Other Information



James Parker was a farmer.

Family tradition relates that he was also a scroundrel and a drunkard.



Thank you for visiting our ancestors page.

If you have any additional information or inquiries about this family,
it would sure be appreciated if you would please contact me.



E-Mail

Updated July 10, 2000


Other Surnames On My Husband's Father's Side of the Family:
Click on the names you would like to see.

PARKER
ISAACS
PARKER
NEWMAN
PARKER
DOTY
SMITH
UNKNOWN
ISAACS
SMITH
ISAACS
UNKNOWN
DOTY
UNKNOWN
DOTY
SKILLMAN
DOTY
HULL
DOTY
HARMON
DOUGHTIE
CLARKE
DOUGHTIE
HOLLAND
DOUGHTIE
LITSTER
DOUGHTIE
FITZ-WILLIAMS
SKILLMAN
HULL
SKILLMAN
ATEN
SKILLMAN
PETIT
NEWMAN
UNKNOWN
NEWMAN
HAWKINS
NEWMAN
UNKNOWN
NEWMAN
UNKNOWN
HULL
MANNING
HULL
DRAKE
PETIT
SCOFIELD
HOLLAND
MARTIN
CLARKE
UNKNOWN
DRAKE
UNKNOWN
ATEN
UNKNOWN



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