Sanford John Parker

22 February 1853–12 March 1941 (Age 88)
Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sanford John

When Sanford John Parker was born on 22 February 1853, in Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States, his father, John Parker, was 31 and his mother, Hulda H Hanford, was 20. He married Isabelle M Webster on 4 April 1876, in Winnebago, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Washington, Franklin, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 12 March 1941, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sanford John Parker
Isabelle M Webster
Marriage: 4 April 1876
Alta Mercy Parker

Spouse and Children

4 April 1876
Winnebago, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Parker


    Hulda H Hanford





    Ella J. Parker


    Elmore R Parker


    Nellie E. Parker


    Cora Helda Parker


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 4

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 23

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Parruc, a park, and ere, an agent , meaning a keeper of a park

Sources (3)

  • Sanford Parker in household of John Parker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sanford J Parker in household of John Parker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sanford J Parker, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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