Herbert George Parker

19 May 1899–16 April 1969 (Age 69)
Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Herbert George

When Herbert George Parker was born on 19 May 1899, in Rutland Town, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Myron Olin Parker, was 26 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Gillam, was 24. He married Ethel Elaine Downs in 1927. He lived in West Rutland, Rutland, Vermont, United States in 1910. He died on 16 April 1969, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Fallon, Churchill, Nevada, United States.

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Herbert George Parker
Ethel Elaine Downs
Marriage: 1927

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    Anna Elizabeth Gillam




    Samuel Howard Parker



    Theodore Parker


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Herbert Parker in household of Myron O Parker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Henry Parker, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Herbert Parker, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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