Rudolph Carl Parnell

27 October 1908–30 June 1985 (Age 76)
Norfork, Baxter, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Rudolph Carl

When Rudolph Carl Parnell was born on 27 October 1908, in Norfork, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, his father, Solomon Silas Parnell, was 54 and his mother, Elizabeth Robinson, was 44. He married Iva Mae Alexander on 30 October 1947, in Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States. He lived in North Fork Township, Baxter, Arkansas, United States in 1920. He died on 30 June 1985, in Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Galatia Cemetery, Norfork Cemetery, Baxter, Arkansas, United States.

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Rudolph Carl Parnell
Iva Mae Alexander
Marriage: 30 October 1947

Spouse and Children

30 October 1947
Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Silas Parnell


    Elizabeth Robinson




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 14

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from the medieval female personal name Peronel, Pernel, Parnell, a vernacular form of Latin Petronilla. This is a diminutive of Petronia, feminine of Petronius, a Roman family name of uncertain etymology. It was borne by an early Roman martyr about whom little is known.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rudolph Parnell in household of Charlie Parnell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rudolph C P*Ell in household of Solomon P*Ell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rudolph Parnell in household of Charlie M Parnell, "United States Census, 1930"

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