Ora Otis Parks

1894–1958 (Age 64)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Ora Otis

Ora Otis Parks was born on 2 September 1894, in Indiana, United States. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Margaret D Moore. He lived in Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Union Township, Montgomery, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 18 December 1958, at the age of 64, and was buried in Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ora Otis Parks
Margaret D Moore
Grayson Moore Parks
Lola Jane Parks

Spouse & Children



  • Grayson Moore Parks


  • Lola Jane Parks


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Park 2.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ora Parks, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Otis Parks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora O Parks, "United States Census, 1940"

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