Mrs. Edith Joy Parker

about 1926–22 February 1990 (Age 64)
New York, United States

The Life of Edith Joy

When Mrs. Edith Joy Parker was born about 1926, her father, Rudyard Kipling Parker, was 25 and her mother, Verna Ann Mc Kee, was 23. She married Robert H Dawson on 9 September 1944, in Craven, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Shawnee Township, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1940. She died on 22 February 1990, in New York, United States, at the age of 64.

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Robert H Dawson
Mrs. Edith Joy Parker
Marriage: 9 September 1944

Spouse and Children

9 September 1944
Craven, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Rudyard Kipling Parker





World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 1

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Edith Joy Parker in household of Rudyard Parker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edith J Parker in household of Rudyard K Parker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Joye Parker, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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