William Sheffield Parker

18 December 1890–6 February 1969 (Age 78)
Atascosa, Texas, United States

The Life of William Sheffield

When William Sheffield Parker was born on 18 December 1890, in Atascosa, Texas, United States, his father, John Nathaniel Parker, was 45 and his mother, Saphronia Susan Pierce, was 34. He married Callie D Collins on 3 February 1912, in Bexar, Texas, United States. He lived in San Patricio, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 2, DeWitt, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 6 February 1969, in Atascosa, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Poteet, Atascosa, Texas, United States.

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William Sheffield Parker
Callie D Collins
Marriage: 3 February 1912

Spouse and Children

3 February 1912
Bexar, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Nathaniel Parker


    Saphronia Susan Pierce




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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 4

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • William S Parker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William S Parker in household of John N Parker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Parker in household of John Parker, "United States Census, 1900"

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