Dippioca Parker

15 March 1885–29 August 1974 (Age 89)
Bartow, Polk, Florida, United States

The Life of Dippioca

When Dippioca Parker was born on 15 March 1885, in Bartow, Polk, Florida, United States, her father, Louis Henry Parker, was 30 and her mother, Lutitia L Sharpe, was 19. She married Isaac Calvin Shepherd , Jr on 18 March 1906, in Polk, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Polk, Florida, United States for about 15 years. She died on 29 August 1974, in Plant City, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Calvin Shepherd , Jr
Dippioca Parker
Marriage: 18 March 1906
Lewis Parker Shepherd
Claudia Shepherd
Hazel Letitia Shepherd
Lucile Shepherd
Mary Shepherd
Ida Virginia Shepherd

Spouse and Children

18 March 1906
Polk, Florida, United States


    Lewis Parker Shepherd


    Claudia Shepherd


    Hazel Letitia Shepherd


    Lucile Shepherd


    Mary Shepherd


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Henry Parker


    Lutitia L Sharpe




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 2

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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 (3)

  • Mrs. Dippioca Shepard in household of C R Milton, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Dip Shepperd in household of Isaac Shepperd, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dippie Shepard in household of Isaac Shepard, "United States Census, 1930"

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