Marcia Elizabeth Parks

December 1857–24 April 1941 (Age 83)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Marcia Elizabeth

When Marcia Elizabeth Parks was born in December 1857, in Wisconsin, United States, her father, Enoch Walter Parks, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Johnston, was 43. She married Calvin Eugene Anderson on 29 December 1881, in Monroe, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, United States in 1910 and Sedro-Woolley Ward 2 Election Precinct 2, Skagit, Washington, United States in 1940. She died on 24 April 1941, in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, Washington, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States.

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Calvin Eugene Anderson
Marcia Elizabeth Parks
Marriage: 29 December 1881
Stella Ann Anderson

Spouse and Children

29 December 1881
Monroe, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 10

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Park 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marcia Anderson in household of C E Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marcia Anderson in household of Eugene Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Marsha Ricks in household of Elmore Hohn, "United States Census, 1880"

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