Mark B. Parker

Male30 March 1880–1944

Brief Life History of Mark B.

When Mark B. Parker was born on 30 March 1880, in Dresden, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, his father, Albert Turner Parker, was 32 and his mother, Eunice Damon, was 29. He died in 1944, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 64, and was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Albert Turner Parker
Eunice Damon
Chandler Parker
Norman Orvel Parker
Marion Parker
Mark B. Parker
Roy Edwin Parker
Minnie Parker
Mark Parker
Clayton Parker
Archie Reuben Parker
Mary Parker

Sources (3)

  • Mark B Parker, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Mark B Parker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mark B Parker in the U.S., Consular Registration Applications, 1916-1925

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (10)

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Age 11

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1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 18

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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