Mary Ann Parker

Female29 January 1856–14 March 1926

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Parker was born on 29 January 1856, in Bibb, Alabama, United States, her father, Isaac Parker Jr, was 36 and her mother, Mariah M. Taylor, was 24. She married Adam James Cox on 1 February 1872, in Bibb, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Jamesville, Bibb, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 4 James, Bibb, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. She died on 14 March 1926, in Belle Ellen, Bibb, Alabama, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Bibb, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam James Cox
Mary Ann Parker
Marriage: 1 February 1872
Lela Elizabeth Bessie Cox
Ophelia Cox
George Roe Adolphus Cox
Rozella Cox
Zora Clamanda Cox
Rembert E Cox
Merton Wellington Cox
Carlton M. Cox
Earle Cox
Virginia Ann Cox
Britt Laton Cox

Sources (16)

  • Mary Cox in household of Rembert Cox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary A V Parker, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mary Ann Parker Cox, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1872Bibb, Alabama, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 7

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 19

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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