Gladys Parker

8 August 1897–9 March 1989 (Age 91)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Gladys

When Gladys Parker was born on 8 August 1897, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Archie Thomas Parker, was 36 and her mother, Jessie Bowden, was 24. She lived in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 9 March 1989, in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Jubie Mack Brady
Gladys Parker

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Archie Thomas Parker


    Jessie Bowden




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 21

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (2)

  • Gladys Parker in household of Archie T Parker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Parker Brady Renninger, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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