Roger Alton Parker

15 April 1909–22 December 1964 (Age 55)
Freestone, Freestone, Texas, United States

The Life of Roger Alton

When Roger Alton Parker was born on 15 April 1909, in Freestone, Freestone, Texas, United States, his father, Terry Parker, was 23 and his mother, Annie Lou Kulbeth, was 21. He married Edith Marshall on 4 October 1930, in Leon, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 1, Madison, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 22 December 1964, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Old Pleasant Hill, De Soto, Louisiana, United States.

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Roger Alton Parker
Edith Marshall
Marriage: 4 October 1930
Alton Maurice Parker
Frances Annie Roma Parker
Terry Lawrence Parker
Grady Warren Parker
Naoma Jane Parker
Gary Donovan Parker

Spouse and Children

4 October 1930
Leon, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 5

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.

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 (3)

  • R A Parker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roger Parker in household of Terry Parker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roger A Parker in household of Terry Parker, "United States Census, 1930"

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