|Birth: ||May 1, 1843|
|Death: ||Oct. 18, 1935|
PUBLISHED IN DESERT NEWS October 18, 1835
HOOPER- Funeral services for Edwin Parker, 92, pioneer of Hooper and one of the oldest men in Weber County, who died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James R. Beus, of Hooper will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Hooper chapel with Bishop John D Hooper in charge. Interment will be made in the Hooper Cemetery.
Mr. Parker was born May, 1843 in Preston, England, son of William and Maria Blake Parker. He joined the Church in 1854, and came to America in 1861. He earned his way across the plains by digging post holes for the first telegraph line from Fort Bridger, Wyoming to Salt Lake City.
In 1867, Mr. Parker married Eliza Burningham and after her death in 1868, moved to Hooper. In 1870 he married Catherine Cox in Salt Lake City. She died in Hooper in 1933.
He was a member of the Hooper band for many years and was an active Church member. He was at one time presiding elder over a district including West Point, Syracuse and Clinton.
Surviving are ten children; Mrs. John Russell and Levi C Parker, of Roy; Mrs. Francis A. Child, Ogden; Will C. Parker, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Herman Green, Kanesville; Mrs. James R. Beus, Mrs. W. O. Belnap, R. Parel, Leet, and Vern C. Parker, all of Hooper; 44 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
William Parker (1800 - 1883)
Maria Blake Parker (1809 - 1869)
Eliza Burningham Parker (1847 - 1868)
Catherine Cox Parker (1856 - 1933)
Eliza Burningham Parker Russell (1871 - 1952)*
Edwin George Parker (1873 - 1928)*
Susan Parker Beus (1874 - 1969)*
Louisa May Parker Belnap (1877 - 1963)*
William Charles Parker (1878 - 1951)*
Mary Catherine Parker (1881 - 1897)*
Anna Ray Parker (1883 - 1890)*
Lula Parker Robinson Child (1885 - 1975)*
Levi Cox Parker (1887 - 1967)*
Minnie Irene Parker Green (1890 - 1964)*
Robert Parel Parker (1892 - 1965)*
Leet Grant Parker (1895 - 1973)*
Vern Cassio Parker (1897 - 1990)*
George Blake Parker (1830 - 1920)*
Charles Parker (1832 - 1911)*
Mary Parker Stevens (1834 - 1922)*
Charlotte Parker Paice (1838 - 1892)*
Maria Parker Parkinson (1840 - 1891)*
Edwin Parker (1843 - 1935)
William Parker (1845 - 1887)*
Edith Parker Secrist (1847 - 1867)*
Anna Parker (1849 - 1864)*
Maintained by: Cathy Peacock
Originally Created by: Bonnie Huish
Record added: Oct 26, 2008
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