Harry Martin Parke

17 October 1873–8 March 1965 (Age 91)
Van Buren Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States

The Life 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 1 daughter. He lived in Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 8 March 1965, in Iowa, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Sorden Cemetery, Webster, Iowa, United States.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

22 June 1909
Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 4

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

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 spelling of Park , found mainly in northern Ireland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harry M Park, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Harry M Parke, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Harry M Parke, "Iowa, State Census, 1905"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.