Henry Hinds Parker

8 October 1887–16 June 1954 (Age 66)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Henry Hinds

When Henry Hinds Parker was born on 8 October 1887, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Elisha Cornelius Parker, was 32 and his mother, Martha Harris, was 27. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Beulah Elizabeth Barlow. He lived in Beat 5, Simpson, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Harrisville, Simpson, Mississippi, United States in 1910. He died on 16 June 1954, in Edgewood, Van Zandt, Texas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Roddy, Van Zandt, Texas, United States.

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Henry Hinds Parker
Beulah Elizabeth Barlow
Faye Parker
Ina Mertis Parker
Max Parker
Gladys Merle Parker
Irvine Lee Parker
James Lokey Parker

Spouse and Children



    Faye Parker


    Gladys Merle Parker


    Irvine Lee Parker


    James Lokey Parker


    Ina Mertis Parker


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 18

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry H Parker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Parker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hinder Parker in household of Neel Parker, "United States Census, 1900"

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