Harry Martin Parke

Brief Life History of Harry Martin

When Harry Martin Parke was born on 17 October 1873, in Van Buren Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, his father, Harris Parke, was 35 and his mother, Mary Jane Ferry, was 29. He married Anna Louise Wilhelmine Beinke on 22 June 1909, in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 March 1965, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Sorden Cemetery, Webster, Keokuk, Iowa, United States.

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Harry Martin Parke
Anna Louise Wilhelmine Beinke
Marriage: 22 June 1909
Ethel Merriam Parke
Lowell Beinke Parke
Obera Parke Schiltz

Sources (29)

  • Harry M Parke, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Harry Martin Parke, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Harry Martin Parke, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


Historical Boundaries: 1879: Keokuk, Iowa, United States

1898 · War with the Spanish

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Park . This form of the surname is common in Ireland.

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

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