Harriet Hannah Parker

27 September 1859–6 October 1945 (Age 86)
Towerville, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Hannah

When Harriet Hannah Parker was born on 27 September 1859, in Towerville, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Smith Parker, was 25 and her mother, Emma Marie Parker, was 19. She married Rodney Allen Rawlins on 9 February 1881, in Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Stockton, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 6 October 1945, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Centralia, Lewis, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rodney Allen Rawlins
1857–1943
Harriet Hannah Parker
1859–1945
Marriage: 9 February 1881
Mable Rawlins
1882–1884
Wilber Arthur Rawlins
1885–1956
Rawlins
1887–
Harold Orrice Rawlins
1895–1991

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1881Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 2
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
    1863
    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 23
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Parkman
    Parkerson
    Parkey
    Park

    Sources (25)

    • Hattie Parker in household of Emma Parker, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hattie Parker in entry for Harold Omie Rawlins and Mattie Frost Ray, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Harriot H Rawlins, "Washington, County Death Registers, 1881-1979"

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