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William Ulysses "Will" Parks
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1870
Dexter
Dallas County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1921
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA

William Ulysses Parks, called Will, was born on October 3, 1870 in Dexter, Dallas, Iowa, son of Isaac James Parks and Mary Catherine Ortman Parks. Will worked as a carpenter. Family lore indicates Will spent some time in San Francisco and while there he played in the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. It was told that he could play any instrument and was very talented in music. In 1912, a news articles indicated he lived in Oakland, California and a 1918 California Voter Registration shows him in Alameda, California. In 1921 he entered the Salem State Hospital and died there on August 9, 1921. 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac James Parks (1849 - 1904)
  Mary Catharine Ortman Parks (1851 - 1921)
 
 Siblings:
  William Ulysses Parks (1870 - 1921)
  Lydia Olive Parks Jermann (1872 - 1942)*
  Josephine Ornettie "Nettie" Parks Watson (1874 - 1923)*
  Mae Elizabeth Warn (1877 - 1957)*
  Lotta Luella Stamper (1879 - 1911)*
  Albert Alonzo Parks (1881 - 1883)*
  Arthur James Parks (1883 - 1944)*
  Cora Ellen Parks Cardwell (1886 - 1965)*
  Stella Agnes Parks (1887 - 1891)*
  Harrison Hova Parks (1889 - 1889)*
  Orval Charles Parks (1890 - 1890)*
  Mary Cleao Parks Utesch (1892 - 1960)*
  Addie Pearl Parks Wright (1894 - 1921)*
  Alice Gertrude Parks Cohrt (1897 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
City View Cemetery
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Pinkscraps
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54231374
William Ulysses Will Parks
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William Ulysses Will Parks
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William Ulysses Will Parks
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