George Cass Parker

24 April 1891–23 June 1939 (Age 48)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of George Cass

When George Cass Parker was born on 24 April 1891, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Joseph Priest Parker, was 34 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Barnhill, was 35. He married Jeffie Rosser on 29 October 1909, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 23 June 1939, in Wildersville, Henderson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 48.

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George Cass Parker
Jeffie Rosser
Marriage: 29 October 1909
James Mathon Parker
George Thomas Parker
Edward Rosser Parker

Spouse and Children

29 October 1909
Henderson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

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.

Age 13

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 (2)

  • George Cos Parker, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"
  • Geo C Parker, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"

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