Alta L. Parker

July 1896–27 April 1988 (Age 91)
Nashville, Barton, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary 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 1 son with Everett Peterson. She lived in Nashville Township, Barton, Missouri, United States in 1940 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
E Wayne Petersen
Marion L Peterson
Bobby J Petersen

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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
Age 8
St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
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

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (8)

  • Alta L Peterson in household of Evertt A Peterson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alta Peterson in household of Everet Peterson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alta Parker in household of Loriella Parker, "United States Census, 1910"

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