Sarah Wilmeth Parks

25 February 1913–15 January 2003 (Age 89)
Burnet, Burnet, Texas, United States

The Life of Sarah Wilmeth

When Sarah Wilmeth Parks was born on 25 February 1913, in Burnet, Burnet, Texas, United States, her father, Lee Roy Parks, was 24 and her mother, Katie Arkolia Paine, was 22. She had at least 2 sons with William Henry "Buddy" Watson. She died on 15 January 2003, in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Lufkin, Angelina, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Roy Parks
1888–1975
Katie Arkolia Paine
1890–1950
Fletcher Scott Parks
1909–1966
Katie Lee Roy Parks
1911–1972
Sarah Wilmeth Parks
1913–2003
Zelma Louise Parks
1915–1922
Thelma Lenora Parks
1915–2011
Frances Pauline Parks
1918–2003
Walter Chisolm Parks
1920–2003
Alex Eiler Parks
1923–2008
Willie Eileen Parks
1923–1999
Joyce Ellen Parks
1925–2006
Dora Charlotte Parks
1927–2018

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 1

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Park 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Serah W Watson in household of William H Watson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Watson in household of William H Watson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Parks Watson in entry for Mr Joe Edd Watson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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