Mamie Virginia Parker

23 January 1896–1 September 1964 (Age 68)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mamie Virginia

When Mamie Virginia Parker was born on 23 January 1896, in Mississippi, United States, her father, James B Parker, was 20 and her mother, Lula Seay, was 20. She lived in Buena Vista, Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died on 1 September 1964, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 68.

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James B Parker
Lula Seay
Mamie Virginia Parker
Elzie Parker
Thomas Parker
Edgar Parker

Parents and Siblings

    James B Parker


    Lula Seay





    Elzie Parker


    Thomas Parker


    Edgar Parker


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 11

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mamie Parker in household of Jim B Parker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mamie Parker in household of James B Parker, "United States Census, 1900"

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