Fanny Parker

3 November 1884–1952 (Age 67)
Scipio Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States

The Life of Fanny

When Fanny Parker was born on 3 November 1884, in Scipio Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, her father, John Robert Parker, was 34 and her mother, Emma A. Miller, was 14. She married Clarence Elton French on 1 January 1906, in Litchfield, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1952, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mosherville, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States.

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Clarence Elton French
Fanny Parker
Marriage: 1 January 1906
Lester Clifford French
Helen L French

Spouse and Children

1 January 1906
Litchfield, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States


    Lester Clifford French


    Helen L French


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 18

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Fannie French in household of Clarence French, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fanny French in household of Clarence French, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fanny French in household of Clarence E French, "United States Census, 1910"

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