Lila Parker

30 December 1884–12 December 1965 (Age 80)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lila

When Lila Parker was born on 30 December 1884, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Priest Parker, was 28 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Barnhill, was 29. She married Ezra Gecovia Maxwell on 18 May 1905, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 1, Henderson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 December 1965, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Blair Cemetery, Clarksburg, Carroll, Tennessee, United States.

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William Riley Johnson
Lila Parker
Marriage: 9 November 1928

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    William Riley Johnson



9 November 1928
Henderson, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • Lila J Maxwell in household of Joe P Parker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lila Parker in household of Joseph P Parker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lila ... in entry for W.R. Johnson, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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