He was the son of Daniel Parker, the grandson of John Parker. He was married to Irena Douthit Parker. He is my great-grandfather. He took over preaching at Pilgram when Elder Daniel Parker stopped delivering sermons. He is the father of Addie Parker Pipkin. Addie is my grandmother. She married Elder Samuel Philip Pipkin who was also a Primitive Baptist preacher.
The "Confederate Interments in Texas" also lists Benjamin Parker, buried Pilgrim Cemetery in Elkhart, anderson Conty, TX as a soldier of the 22nd Texas Regiment, CSA. -
Martha Reid 19 UDC Added: Nov. 27, 2010