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Irena Parker Bennett
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1873
Anderson County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1965
Palestine
Anderson County
Texas, USA

Irena (Parker) Bennett, age 91, of Elkhart, Texas died at Crawford Nursing Home in Palestine, Texas on Jun. 21, 1965. She was born in Anderson County, Texas on Nov. 5, 1873, the daughter of John Parker and Lucinda (Rosson) Parker. She was preceded in death by both her husbands.
Source: Texas Death Certificate; informant, Mrs. Irene (Bennett) Easley (daughter); and other records.
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Irena's maiden name was Parker and she married Benjamin Parker Jr. on January 12, 1893 in Anderson County, Texas. Their children were Cora (Shaw) 1894-1988; Maude Ethel (Holcomb) 1895-1972; Allie Mae (Bridges) 1898-1943; Viola B. (Buske) 1900-1988; Clara Ben (Gilmore) 1902-1994; Roy Parks Parker (1905-1974); and Laura Ben (Kennedy) 1907-1979. Benjamin Parker died December 16, 1906 and Laura was born August 21, 1907.

After Benjamin's death in 1906, Irena married Seaborn Jones Bennett, from Navarro County, Texas on September 9, 1909 in Anderson County. Their children were Elbert Joseph 1910-1972, John Edgar 1912 -1976, Roger Lee 1914-1991; and Lillie Irene (Easley) 1917-*.
(Thanks to Nancy Bundrick for much of this information) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Parker (1838 - 1912)
  Lucinda Rosson Parker (1846 - 1885)
 
 Spouses:
  Benjamin Parker (1869 - 1906)
  Seaborn Jones Bennett (1869 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Cora Parker Shaw (1894 - 1988)*
  Maude Ethel Parker Holcomb (1895 - 1972)*
  Allie Mae Parker Bridges (1898 - 1943)*
  Clara Ben Parker Gilmore (1902 - 1994)*
  Roy P. Parker (1905 - 1974)*
  Laura Ben Parker Kennedy (1907 - 1979)*
  Elbert Joseph Bennett (1910 - 1972)*
  John Edgar Bennett (1912 - 1976)*
  Lillie Irene Bennett Easley (1917 - 2017)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ben J. Parker (1868 - 1956)*
  Iciphenia Parker Kennedy (1869 - 1900)*
  Irena Parker Bennett (1873 - 1965)
  Nancy Ann Parker Walling (1878 - 1953)*
  Martha Parker (1880 - 1899)*
  Laura Alice Parker Woodard (1882 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pilgrim Cemetery (White section)
Elkhart
Anderson County
Texas, USA
Plot: Old Section, row 24, space 16
GPS (lat/lon): 31.59186, -95.58727
 
Created by: Bernard-Trigg
Record added: Jan 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33348657
Irena <i>Parker</i> Bennett
Added by: Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 
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October 20, 2012 - Pilgrim cemetery visit with family
- Cheryl Brower
 Added: Oct. 26, 2012

- Lanie
 Added: Nov. 14, 2010
Anyone researching the Bennett Family, pls email me.
- timcdfw
 Added: Jul. 30, 2009
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