Louisa Parker

7 March 1849–14 December 1917 (Age 68)
Walnut Ridge, Vernon Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States

The Life of Louisa

When Louisa Parker was born on 7 March 1849, in Walnut Ridge, Vernon Township, Jennings, Indiana, United States, her father, Silas Farrell Parker, was 31 and her mother, Priscilla Butler, was 28. She married Edward Starbuck Coffin on 25 May 1867, in Rush, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Blue River Township, Hancock, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Knightstown, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1900. She died on 14 December 1917, in Hancock, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Carthage, Ripley Township, Rush, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Starbuck Coffin
Louisa Parker
Marriage: 25 May 1867
Laura Coffin
Lucian Coffin
Olga Coffin
Estella P Coffin

Spouse and Children

25 May 1867
Rush, Indiana, United States


    Laura Coffin


    Lucian Coffin


    Olga Coffin



Parents and Siblings



    Oliver L. Parker


    Lydia Ann Parker


    Rebecca Parker


    Esther B. Parker



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 2

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 18

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • Louisa Powers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louisa Coffin in household of Edward Coffin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louisa Parker in household of Silas Parker, "United States Census, 1850"

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