Alta L. Parker

FemaleJuly 1896–27 April 1988

Brief Life History of Alta L.

When Alta L. Parker was born in July 1896, in Nashville, Barton, Missouri, United States, her father, William Henry Parker, was 43 and her mother, Louella Letton, was 38. She had at least 3 sons with Everett Peterson. She lived in Nashville Township, Barton, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Nashville, Boone, Missouri, United States in 2013. She died on 27 April 1988, at the age of 91, and was buried in Nashville, Barton, Missouri, United States.

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Everett Peterson
Alta L. Parker
Everett Wayne Peterson
Marion L Peterson
Bobby J Petersen

Sources (12)

  • Alta L Peterson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Alta L. Peterson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alta Peterson in entry for Marion L Peterson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Children (3)

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.


Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.

Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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