Nell Parks

1888–1969 (Age 80)
Texas, United States

The Life of Nell

When Nell Parks was born on 7 April 1888, in Texas, United States, her father, Harrison R. Parks, was 38 and her mother, Jettie M Patterson, was 21. She died on 6 March 1969, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harrison R. Parks
1849–1910
Jettie M Patterson
1867–1931
Nell Parks
1888–1969
Ruth Parks
1890–1895
Mary Parks
1892–1931

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 6

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Park 2.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nell Parks in household of Harrison R Parks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nell Parks Johnson, "Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965"
  • Nell Parks Johnson, "Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965"

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