Laura Parker

7 October 1875–22 September 1953 (Age 78)
Jasper, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Parker was born on 7 October 1875, her father, James Daniel Parker, was 31 and her mother, Mary Polly Ball, was 18. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Joseph Seaman McKinnon. She lived in Jasper, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Beat 2, Attala, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 22 September 1953, at the age of 77, and was buried in Jasper, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Seaman McKinnon
Laura Parker
Daniel James McKennon
Baby McKinnon
Mittie Jewel Mckinnon
Son McKinnon

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Seaman McKinnon





Parents and Siblings

    James Daniel Parker


    Mary Polly Ball






    Mollie Parker


    Pearl Parker


    Samuel Robert Parker


World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 2

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Laura Parker in household of James D Parker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Mckinnon in household of Joseph S Mckinnon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Parker McKinnon, "Find A Grave Index"

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