Letha Mae Parker

12 April 1919–12 March 1990 (Age 70)
Wheelock, Robertson, Texas, United States

The Life of Letha Mae

When Letha Mae Parker was born on 12 April 1919, in Wheelock, Robertson, Texas, United States, her father, Bert Everett Parker, was 22 and her mother, Thelma Louise Barnett, was 18. She married William Drayton Mathews III on 27 April 1934, in Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States for about 5 years and Coleman, Coleman, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 March 1990, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Desert View Cemetery, Winslow, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Drayton Mathews III
Letha Mae Parker
Marriage: 27 April 1934
Linda Sue Mathews

Spouse and Children

27 April 1934
Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Cecil Wallace parker


    Geneva Murl Parker


    Jack Carroll Parker



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Groundbreaking for Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple

Age 2

Groundbreaking for the Latter-day Saint Mesa Arizona Temple took place on April 25, 1922, by Heber J. Grant.

Age 22

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)

  • Letha Parker in household of Burt Parker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Letha Parker in household of Burt Parker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Letha Parker in household of Bert Parker, "United States Census, 1930"

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