Myrtis Etoyle Parker

24 October 1917–2 March 2009 (Age 91)
Calhoun, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Myrtis Etoyle

When Myrtis Etoyle Parker was born on 24 October 1917, in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, her father, William Pearson Parker, was 28 and her mother, Annie Pearl Shoemake, was 25. She lived in Beat 5, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 1, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 2 March 2009, in Grenada, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Calhoun City, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States.

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Alon Earl Edwards
Myrtis Etoyle Parker

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    Alonzo W Parker




    James Clifton Parker


World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 8

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Etole Parker in household of Willie Parker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtice E Parker in household of William W Parker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtis E Edwards, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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