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 William Jackson Parker

William Jackson Parker

Birth
Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Death 2 Mar 1923 (aged 77)
Decatur County, Iowa, USA
Burial Leon, Decatur County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 6627106 · View Source
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Leon Reporter, Leon, IowaThursday, March 8, l923WILLIAM JACKSON PARKER, was born in Jefferson County, Iowa, in August, l845 and departed this life at his cousin's home near Decatur, Iowa, March 2, l923, aged 77 years, 5 months. The early years of his life were spent in Jefferson County. He had made his home with his cousin, WILLIAM P. AKES for a number of years.He was interested in the ideals that make for a better community and world. He leaves to mourn his death, a brother, ED PARKER, of Leon, Iowa; two cousins, WILLIAM P. AKES, of Decatur; G.L. SAGE, Leon, Iowa; and a number of friends.The funeral was held Friday, March 2nd at Palestine Church and burial following in the adjacent cemetery. The services were conducted by Rev. Olmstead, Pastor of the Leon Christian Church.

The cousin's mentioned Mother's were daughters of Martin and Lydia Harrington Meeker. William and Ed Parker were sons of Catherine Meeker, G. L. Sage's mother was Amanda Meeker and W.P Akes mother was Emeline Rosetta Meeker.


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  • Maintained by: Roberta
  • Originally Created by: Thelma Jane Dorsey
  • Added: 22 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6627106
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Jackson Parker (Aug 1845–2 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6627106, citing Palestine Cemetery, Leon, Decatur County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Roberta (contributor 47039656) .