Sophia Della Parker

1880–1952 (Age 72)
Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Sophia Della

When Sophia Della Parker was born in February 1880, in Benton, Arkansas, United States, her father, Chesley Leonidas Parker, was 32 and her mother, Ann Belle Hastings, was 26. She married James Lawson Duncan on 9 September 1908, in Springtown, Benton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 February 1952, in Mount Vernon, Skagit, Washington, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Skagit, Washington, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Sophia Della Parker
James Lawson Duncan
Marriage: 9 September 1908
Victor Parker Duncan
Louise M Duncan
Mary L Duncan
Don Lee Duncan

Spouse & Children

9 September 1908
Springtown, Benton, Arkansas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Chesley Leonidas Parker


  • Female1853–1948Female



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 3

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Della Duncan in household of P Victor Duncan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Della Duncan in household of Lawson Duncan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Della Dunkan in household of Lawson Dunkan, "United States Census, 1910"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.