Martha Bell Parker

20 October 1849–14 April 1925 (Age 75)
Marlboro, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Martha Bell

When Martha Bell Parker was born on 20 October 1849, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, her father, Phillip J Parker, was 38 and her mother, Caroline Fletcher, was 25. She married William Robert David on 20 October 1870, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Seventy-First Township, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Darvills, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 14 April 1925, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William Robert David
Martha Bell Parker
Marriage: 20 October 1870
Owen King David
Jenkin David
Mary Amanda David
John David Sr
Caroline David
Phillip Parker David
Julia May David
Joshua James David
Martha Bell David
William Robert David
William David
Lucy Virginia David
Anne Fletcher David
Carey Thomas David

Spouse and Children

    William Robert David



20 October 1870
Marlboro, South Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 4

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 21

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 (3)

  • Martha David in household of William R David, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha David in household of William R David, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Martha David in household of W R David, "United States Census, 1900"

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