Howard Judson Parker

21 December 1850–7 July 1939 (Age 88)
Highland, Ohio, United States

The Life of Howard Judson

When Howard Judson Parker was born on 21 December 1850, in Highland, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Henderson Parker, was 29 and his mother, Mary Joanna Cheever, was 19. He married Viletta Marie Zink on 29 September 1875, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 7 July 1939, in Medicine Lodge, Barber, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge Township, Barber, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Judson Parker
Viletta Marie Zink
Marriage: 29 September 1875
Rev Thomas Leroy Parker
Arthur Pearl Parker
Stella Marie Parker
Edward Wayland Parker
Anna Mary Parker
Rev Walter Guy Parker
Rev John Henry Parker
Amy Earl Parker
Robert Neal Parker
Oliver Zink Parker

Spouse and Children

29 September 1875
Highland, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 10

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 25

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.

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)

  • Howard Parker in household of Thomas H Parker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Howard Parker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Howard J Parker, "United States Census, 1910"

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