Jefferson Parker

Jefferson Parker

Birth
Roane County, Tennessee, USA
Death 17 Aug 1888 (aged 73–74)
Scott County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Union Hill, Scott County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 196877137 · View Source
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It is believed he married Mariah (Maria) Williams in Madison County, Tennessee about 1837. They had 8 known children: William, John W. , Mary Jane, Ralph (Rafe), Francis Marion, David, Thomas Jefferson, and Nancy Ann.

SCOTT COUNTY ARKANSAS
1880 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS
HUNT TOWNSHIP
Transcribed by Delaine Edwards
Jefferson Parker owned 35 acres of improved land and 90 acres of woodland valued at $500. He had $25 worth of farm implements and $500 worth of livestock. Estimated value of his farm production for 1879 was $800. He owned 3 horses and 8 milch cows which had all calved. He had sold one head of cattle and no butter production was listed. He had 24 sheep which had dropped 12 lambs. Eleven of them had been killed by dogs and one died of disease. They’d produced 11 fleeces weighing 24 pounds. He had 40 swine and 30 poultry which produced 200 dozen eggs. 25 acres of Indian Corn produced 1000 bushels; 3 acres of oats produced 25 bushels and 10 acres of cotton produced 6 bales. 1 acre of Irish potatoes produced 100 bushels; 1 acre of sweet potatoes produced 75 bushels. The acreage for his apple orchard is illegible but he had 20 trees which produced 60 bushels of fruit for which no value was listed. His bees had provided 125 pounds of honey and he had cut 20 cords of wood worth $20.


Inscription

Top of marker reads: Aged 74 years. Bottom reads: Jefferson Parker Died 17 Aug 1888.

Gravesite Details Marker off its base but still readable in 2008.

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  • Created by: Barbara Hale Reynolds
  • Added: 16 Feb 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 196877137
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jefferson Parker (1814–17 Aug 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 196877137, citing Union Hill Cemetery, Union Hill, Scott County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Hale Reynolds (contributor 47973169) .