George Alpheus Parker

Brief Life History of George Alpheus

When George Alpheus Parker was born on 30 August 1899, in Goldsboro, Wayne, North Carolina, United States, his father, Dr Samuel Flowers Parker, was 29 and his mother, Florence Ella Buchan, was 26. He married Ruby Rebecca Hinson on 17 June 1926, in Goldsboro, Wayne, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lamar, Darlington, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Brogden, Wayne, North Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 15 March 1973, in Goldsboro, Wayne, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Willow Dale Cemetery, Goldsboro, Wayne, North Carolina, United States.

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George Alpheus Parker
1899–1973
Ruby Rebecca Hinson
1904–1973
Marriage: 17 June 1926
Jewel Florence Parker
1931–2015

Sources (19)

  • George A Parker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Geo A Parker, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • George Alpheus Parker, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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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