|Birth: ||Apr. 30, 1813|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1900|
Abel Parker, an early resident of Deerfield, this county, died last week aged 87 years.
He had resided in this locality since 1855, and leaves a wife residing on the old farm in Deerfield, and the following children: Byron Parker. William Parker and Mrs. Vet Hepburn of Hancock, Mrs. J Moore of Plainfield. Mrs. Alonzo Gordon of Lodi, Mrs. William Stevens of Ripon and Henry Parker residing with his mother at home.
The funeral was held from his late residence in Deerfield last Tuesday, attended by a large concourse of relatives and friends.
Stevens Point Daily Journal Saturday, January 13, 1900 | Page 10
Abel Parker died of old age at his home in Deerfield on Sunday, January 7, 1900.
Mr. Parker was born in Virgil Township, Courtland Co., New York, on April 30, 1813. At the age of 22 he was married to Miss Lucy Moffitt. To them were born three children, Mrs. O. Gordon of Lodi, being the only surviving child from this union. They came to Wisconsin in the early forties, settling in Manchester where he resided until 1847, when having lost his wife, he returned to New York State. In 1849 he was married to Miss Hannah Rose, and returned to Wisconsin the same year. Eight children were born to them, seven of whom are living: Mrs. William Stevens of Ripon; Mrs. J. Moore, of Plainfield; Mrs. George Brown, of Veefkind; Henry, Lucy and Byron of Hancock.
On Mr. Parker's second return to Wisconsin he bought eighty acres of government land in the town of Deerfield where he resided up to the time of his death.
The funeral was held from the house on Tuesday. all of the family were present except Mrs. George Brown. Reverend Breeze preached the funeral sermon from Job 14:14, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Fish Lake Cemetery.
The Hancock News, Vol. 3, No. 8, Hancock, Waushara Co., WI.
Hannah Sophronia Rose Parker (1830 - 1922)*
Olive Amanda Parker Brown (1855 - 1951)*
Fish Lake Cemetery
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Originally Created by: David Harry Penke
Record added: Jun 10, 2001
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