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Moses Parker
Birth: 1834
Screven County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov., 1881
Panola County
Texas, USA

Moses Parker was born 1834 in Screven County, to James Parker, Jr. and Mary Lee, in Georgia.

Records for the marriage Moses and Mary Brinson show as Screven County Georgia, October 7, 1854. The first Parker to leave Georgia was James, Jr.'s oldest son, Moses (seventh American generation), who left Georgia for Alabama. The parents and their first three children must have left Georgia before the Civil War, and stopped in Alabama on the way westward. Moses served in the Civil War in Alabama's Cavalry under Chisum's Company. After the war, the Southern States were left in ruins. There was no money and very few were able to hold onto their land because of the tax placed on it. Moses and his family left about the time that there was a westward movement through Alabama; they were shown in lower Georgia in 1870 census, then to Texas, in 1871.

Mary Brinson and Moses Parker had ten children, three were born in Georgia, four in Alabama, and three born in Texas. Mary Brinson Parker, died in Carthage, Texas in 1877. Moses remarried in 1878, and fathered two additional children.

When Moses died in Carthage, Texas, he left six children who were minors, Lilla, Elia Willie, Panola (Nola), Texana (Ida), Harrison and Rebecca. Harrison and Rebecca were children by his second wife, Luentia C. Rutledge. Moses died without a will, and the court appointed a guardian Thomas Hull. By 1884 Lilla had married at age 14, and Elia died in 1887. His 12 children were awarded the farm; the stepmother died shortly afterwards; leaving four minor children. In 1889 Thomas Hull ask the court to release him as guardian and appoint Napoleon Parker, third child of Moses by his first wife. Moses Parker estate was shown in 1890 Tax Rolls for Panola County, Texas, as owning 200 acres.
Both Moses and Mary are buried in the Carthage City Cemetery in Carthage, Texas. On one side of Moses' grave a blank space without a stone is probably the gravesite of Luentia C, second wife of Moses, who died three years after Moses.
Family links: 
  James Parker (1811 - 1886)
  Mary Lee Parker (1816 - 1890)
  Mary A. Brinson Parker (1838 - 1877)
  Luentia C. Rutledge Parker (1837 - 1887)
  Alonzo Parker (1855 - 1900)*
  Florence Parker Chilcoat (1857 - 1909)*
  Napoleon Parker (1859 - 1923)*
  James Lawrence Parker (1861 - 1936)*
  Lillian East Parker Vanderburg (1869 - 1938)*
  Ela Willie Parker (1870 - 1887)*
  Ida Parker Browning (1873 - 1965)*
  Nola Parker Garner (1876 - 1926)*
  Harrison Parker (1880 - 1935)*
  Moses Parker (1834 - 1881)
  James A. Parker (1837 - 1911)*
  David Parker (1838 - 1889)*
  Sarah Ann Parker Brinson (1841 - 1899)*
  Harrison Parker (1843 - 1917)*
  Crawford Parker (1845 - 1899)*
  Louisa Parker Brinson (1851 - 1899)*
  Hardy Ward Parker (1853 - 1920)*
*Calculated relationship
Carthage City Cemetery
Panola County
Texas, USA
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Originally Created by: EastTexan
Record added: Apr 15, 2008
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Moses Parker
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Moses Parker
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Moses Parker
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