Edwin Lee Parker

Brief Life History of Edwin Lee

When Edwin Lee Parker was born on 2 October 1871, in Florence, Fremont, Colorado, United States, his father, William Cyrus Parker, was 27 and his mother, Permelia Evaline Ross, was 28. He married M Katheryn Guenther on 8 October 1896, in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 15, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 29 September 1939, in Rifle, Garfield, Colorado, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Rifle, Garfield, Colorado, United States.

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Edwin Lee Parker
M Katheryn Guenther
Marriage: 8 October 1896
Florence Irene Parker
Pauline Elizabeth Parker
Edwin Lee Parker

Sources (6)

  • Edwin Parker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edwin L Parker, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Clipping from The Daily Sentinel, Edward Clark obituary

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1872 · The First National Park

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Historical Boundaries: 1882: Summit, Colorado, United States 1883: Garfield, Colorado, United States

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.

Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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