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Elder John Parker
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1758
Maryland, USA
Death: May 19, 1836
Limestone County
Texas, USA

Founder of Fort Parker. He helped build the Parker Fort where he was one of the five that was killed during the Indian raid. He is buried under an oak tree in a mass grave approximately one and one half miles from the fort. Today, the area is known as the Fort Parker Memorial Park, and many relatives of the families are interred there too. (bio by: Helen L. Smith Hoke) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Sarah Pinson Parker (1758 - 1836)*
  Sarah White Parker (1759 - 1824)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel Parker (1781 - 1844)*
  Mary Jane Parker Kendrick (1785 - 1846)*
  Benjamin F.W. Parker (1788 - 1836)*
  Isaac Parker (1793 - 1883)*
  Phebe Parker Anglin (1796 - 1863)*
  James W. Parker (1797 - 1864)*
  Nathaniel Parker (1799 - 1855)*
  Silas Mercer Parker (1804 - 1836)*
  Susannah Parker Starr (1807 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Parker Memorial Park
Groesbeck
Limestone County
Texas, USA
Plot: Mass Grave
 
Created by: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Record added: May 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7433560
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I feel so with you, poor poor man.
- Tina
 Added: Apr. 16, 2014

- JANE GROVES RIDDELL HURT
 Added: Jan. 15, 2014
As so many others, I'm also related to you on my Paternal side, my Grandmother was a Parker
- Debbie
 Added: Jul. 26, 2013
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