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Robert Porter Parker
Birth: Oct. 12, 1760
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1800
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Robert Parker served as a major during the Revolutionary War. After his married on March 10, 1789 to Elizabeth Porter, the couple traveled to Kentucky. There, Robert was one of the group of men who founded the city of Lexington. He built a large brick home on Short Street. He and his wife had six children: four sons and two daughters. Their daughter Eliza Parker married Robert Smith Todd and was the mother of Mary Ann (Todd) Lincoln.

The Kentucky Gazette: (Lexington, Ky) Mar 5, 1800 reported:
"Robert Parker, county surveyor for Fayette county. Died at his seat, six miles from Lexington, Tuesday night, March 5, 1800."

However, Robert's tombstone records the death date as March 4th, and it is doubtful the newspaper reported an evening death on the same day it was printed.
Family links: 
  James Parker (1716 - 1797)
  Mary Todd Parker (1727 - 1789)
  Elizabeth Rittenhouse Porter Parker (1769 - 1850)*
  John T Parker (____ - 1862)*
  James Porter Parker (1793 - 1860)*
  Elizabeth Ann Parker Todd (1794 - 1825)*
  John Todd Parker (1799 - 1862)*
  John Todd Parker (1799 - 1862)*
  Andrew William P. Parker (1800 - 1837)*
  John Parker (1753 - 1837)*
  Robert Porter Parker (1760 - 1800)
  William Parker (1765 - 1859)*
*Calculated relationship
Lexington Cemetery
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: Aug 19, 2007
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