James Alfred Parker

19 January 1902–25 May 1980 (Age 78)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of James Alfred

When James Alfred Parker was born on 19 January 1902, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Grant Parker, was 36 and his mother, Joyce Docia Wood, was 28. He married Ada Jackson White on 22 December 1940, in Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Canada Township, Jackson, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 May 1980, in Brevard, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Brevard, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Alfred Parker
Ada Jackson White
Marriage: 22 December 1940
John Moore Parker
Joe James Parker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1940Pasquotank, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    1918 · Fort Bragg Established
    Age 16
    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 21
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • James Alfred Parker in household of John G Parker, "United States Census, 1910"
    • James A Parker in entry for Leonard Wayne Wood and Joyce Elizabeth Parker, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • James A Parker in household of John G Parker, "United States Census, 1930"

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