Minnie Pearl Herndon

Female23 May 1894–1964

Brief Life History of Minnie Pearl

When Minnie Pearl Herndon was born on 23 May 1894, in Crawford Township, Osage, Missouri, United States, her father, William Davis Herndon, was 47 and her mother, Ada Rader Dessieux, was 42. She married James Lloyd Parker on 20 October 1912, in Crawford Township, Osage, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Osage Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died in 1964, in Arizona, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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James Lloyd Parker
Minnie Pearl Herndon
Marriage: 20 October 1912
Hallie Pearl Parker

Sources (6)

  • Pearl Parker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Parker, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Minnie P. Herndon in entry for James L. Parker, "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1912Crawford Township, Osage, Missouri, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 4

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 19

    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentifiedplace.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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