Martha Alice Parker

23 October 1850–31 October 1932 (Age 82)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Alice

When Martha Alice Parker was born on 23 October 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, William Parker, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Child, was 29. She married Ebenezer Hunter on 14 June 1869, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 31 October 1932, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Hunter
1831–1908
Martha Alice Parker
1850–1932
Marriage: 14 June 1869
Ebenezer Hunter Jr
1870–1889
James Hunter
1871–1871
Mary Ann Hunter
1873–1960
Joseph Franklin Hunter
1875–1952
Elspeth Elsie Hunter
1877–1959
Alice Hunter
1877–1963
Thomas Henry Hunter
1880–1959
Lafayette Hunter
1881–1881
Oscar Parker Hunter
1882–1951
Elizabeth Child Hunter
1884–1890
Son Hunter
1885–1885
George Walter Hunter
1886–1953
Jane Hunter
1888–1976
Alexander Hunter
1890–1890
Martha Hunter
1892–1970

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 June 1869Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 22
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Parkman
    Parkerson
    Parkey
    Park

    Sources (35)

    • M Alice Hunter, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Alice Parker in entry for Mary Ann Hunter Olsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Alice Hunter in household of Orin Ashton, "United States Census, 1930"

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