David Parker

Brief Life History of David

When David Parker was born on 15 June 1912, in Dixon Springs, Smith, Tennessee, United States, his father, Jacob Jake Parker, was 52 and his mother, Inez Asbell, was 43. He married Catherine A. Overton on 14 April 1945. He lived in River Rouge, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Carroll, Tennessee, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 16 April 1986, in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Loveland, Larimer, Colorado, United States.

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David Parker
Catherine A. Overton
Marriage: 14 April 1945

Sources (16)

  • David Parker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David Parker, "Tennessee, Birth Records (ER Series), 1908-1912"
  • David Parker, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.


Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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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