Nellie Jane Parker

11 March 1930–4 March 2013 (Age 83)
Gilkey, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nellie Jane

When Nellie Jane Parker was born on 11 March 1930, in Gilkey, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Rev. Joseph Wayne Parker, was 36 and her mother, Ocie Jane Shrum, was 31. She married Lloyd A Rhyne on 2 October 1954, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. She lived in McDowell, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Cove Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 4 March 2013, in Merritt Island, Brevard, Florida Territory, United States, at the age of 82.

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Lloyd A Rhyne
Nellie Jane Parker
Marriage: 2 October 1954

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2 October 1954
Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 11

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 25

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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  • Nellie Parker in household of J W Parker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Parker in household of J W Parker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nellie Parker, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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