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The Parker Cemetery is located in Parker Co., Douglas Co., on highway 83.
James Sample Parker was born in Ill. in 1841. He enlisted in the Civil War in the 22nd infantry, serving until the end of the war. In 1868 he married Mattie Haynes Wallace, a daughter Edith Alice was born in 1869, and a son James A. Parker in 1871. He ran the twenty mile house, along the Smoky Hill Trail. When his daughter Edith was ready for school, Parker donated a fully furnished school. (text by A. Swanson)