Laura Parker

1864–1878 (Age 14)
Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Parker was born on 4 March 1864, in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Milton Grosvenor Parker, was 37 and her mother, Dolley Maria Hildreth, was 39. She died on 21 November 1878, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Hildreth Family Cemetery, Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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John Milton Grosvenor Parker
Dolley Maria Hildreth
Katherine Parker
Percy Parker
Laura Parker
Sarah M. Parker

Parents and Siblings



    Katherine Parker


    Percy Parker




World Events (6)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 6

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 (2)

  • Laura H Parker in household of John M G Parker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Laura H. Parker, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"

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