Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Parkers in:
 • City of Nogales Cemetery
 • Nogales
 • Santa Cruz County
 • Arizona
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
William Andrew ""Uncle Billy "" Parker
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 3, 1860
San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
Death: May 16, 1946
Santa Cruz County
Arizona, USA

William Andrew Parker is the son of William Andrew Parker and Mary Jane (Tackett ) Parker. He married Eva Louisa Landers the daughter of Bartlett Landers and Rebecca Butler
William was the youngest son of William & Mary Jane Parker. William father died in 1890 in the canyon, which became known, and still is known as Parker Cayon. By this time the family had increased in number and the Parker name was known far and wide in Southern Arizona.
William frist married in 1884 to, Eva Landers and the ceremony was performed at Lochiel by the late Judge Harrison. William was in this area when siging railroads workers connected the rail line which connected Arizona and Sonora at Nogales. He took part in the campaign against mauauding indians, defending his home and property on several occasions. He was almost 40 years of age when Santa Curz County was carved out of Pima County in 1899. In that year his wife died. In 1905 he married again to Annie Musgrave.
Among his children was Lon Parker, his youngest son, who joined the Border Patrol. Lon was ambushed and slain in 1926 near Nogales and buried with honors in the American Legion Cemetery here. William , "Uncle Billy " was buried and laid to rest beside his son. He was the last surving member of the original Parker family, which made history in Santa Cruz County.

Children of William and Eva Parker:

1- Eva Pearl Parker she was born March 1, 1885, Parker Canyon, Santa Crus Az. She married Frank Bennett Moson in 1902 in Az. Frank and Eva Pearl Moson are buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Bisbee County Az.

2- James Parker he was born June 16, 1887 in Parker Canyon Santa Crus Az. He died Dec. 18, 1954 Parker Canton, Santa Crus Az. He married Anna S. Shields. James and Anna Parker are buried in the Black Oak Cemetery, Canelo Santa Crus Az.

3- John Lark Parker he was born July 17, 1889 at Paker Canyon, Santa Crus Az. He died Oct. 25, 1960 at Douglas Az. He married Etoile F. Frieson. John and Etolie are both buried in Black Oak Cemetery , Canelo, Santa Crus Az.

4- Mary Jane Parker she was born Apr. 26, 1891 in Sunnyside, Santa Cruz County Az. She died May 3, 1891 near Patagonia Az.

5- William Lionzo Parker he was born Apr. 26, 1892 at Parker Canyon, Santa Crus Az. He died July 25, 1926 at Nogales Cruz Az. He married Georgia Eaton.

6- Elmer Emmitt Parker he was born Apr. 28, 1895 at Parker Canyon, Santa Cruz, Az. He died June 4, 1971 at San Pedro , Los Angeles County California. He married Alice Josephine Harriman on June 14, 1918 at San Pedro, Los Angeles Califorina.

7- Eunice Bernice Parker - born - Aug. 7 1896 Sunnyside Santa Cruz Az. She died June 6, 1991 Az. She married Howard Wade Lindesy, he died April 9, 1963 in New mexico

Children of Elmer & Alice parker are

1- Helen Delores Parker born may 1928 in San Pedro, Los, Angeles California. She died Aug. 5, 2001 in Los Angeles , California. She married Merle Dewitt Armstrong, June 17, 1948 in San Pedro Los Angeles, California

2- Melivin Cedia Parker born Sep. 30, 1922 San Pedro Los Angeles, California, died Sep. 2003 in Terrance, Los Angeles, California. Married Gordon Clark Mumford Dec. 5, 1942 in Fort Mac Arthur, San Pedro Claifornia.

Family links: 
  Eva Louisa Landers Parker (1866 - 1899)*
  William Llonzo Parker (1892 - 1926)*
  William Llonzo Parker (1892 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
City of Nogales Cemetery
Santa Cruz County
Arizona, USA
Created by: judy wilson
Record added: Apr 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51257022
William Andrew Uncle Billy  Parker
Added by: Dawn Cote
William Andrew Uncle Billy  Parker
Cemetery Photo
Added by: William Tatum
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Sherry
 Added: Apr. 5, 2014
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Aug. 3, 2013

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service