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James Parker
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Birth: 1827
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 1911
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA

James Parker, the son of John and Balinda Parker, was born in 1827 in Laurens County, South Carolina. He moved with his family to Buncombe County, North Carolina between 1845 and 1850. He married Margaret Elizabeth Murray in 1853, and together they had 11 children. In 1862, James, along with his three brothers Thomas, William and Joseph, joined the Confederate Army. All four were assigned to the 60th North Carolina Infantry, Company E. Thomas and William were killed at Murfreesboro, Tenn. in 1863. James was wounded later that same year at Jackson, Miss. and had his right arm amputated. Joseph was captured at Ruff's Mill near Atlanta in 1864, and was released after the war ended. Elizabeth died in 1881, and in 1897, James married Harriet Warren, and they had two children. James Parker died in 1911 and is buried in the Sardis Methodist Church cemetery in Buncombe County, North Carolina. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Parker (1797 - 1863)
  Balinda Youncy Parker (1811 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Elizabeth Murray Parker (1837 - 1881)
 
 Children:
  Francis Marion Parker (1860 - 1929)*
  Adaline Parker Cook (1860 - ____)*
  Joseph R. Parker (1864 - 1946)*
  Martha Geneva Parker Morris (1868 - 1936)*
  Jennie E Parker Davis (1870 - 1946)*
  Julia Parker Cook (1876 - ____)*
  Ada Lee Parker Garren (1879 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Parker (1827 - 1911)
  Joseph Parker (1843 - 1914)*
  Eliza Jane Parker Britt (1845 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sardis Methodist Church Cemetery
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Jarrod Parker
Originally Created by: Curt Miller
Record added: Jan 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33424183
James Parker
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James Parker
Added by: Curt Miller
 
James Parker
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Love you, Great Grandpa- Sue, Jennie and George
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