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
1846–1925
Louisa Parker
1849–1917
Marriage: 25 May 1867
Laura Coffin
1868–1871
Lucian Coffin
1870–1871
Olga Coffin
1872–1942
Estella P Coffin
1878–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1867
Rush, Indiana, United States
children

(4)

    Laura Coffin

    Female1868–1871Female

    Lucian Coffin

    Male1870–1871Male

    Olga Coffin

    Female1872–1942Female

    Female1878–1949Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Oliver L. Parker

    Male1839–1844Male

    Lydia Ann Parker

    Female1842–1865Female

    Rebecca Parker

    Female1845–1846Female

    Esther B. Parker

    Female1847–1875Female

    Female1849–1917Female

+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.
1863

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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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