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Elder John Parker

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Elder John Parker

  • Birth 15 Sep 1758 Maryland, USA
  • Death 19 May 1836 Limestone County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Groesbeck, Limestone County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Mass Grave
  • Memorial ID 7433560

Founder of Fort Parker. He helped build the Parker Fort where he was one of the five that was killed during the Indian raid. He is buried under an oak tree in a mass grave approximately one and one half miles from the fort. Today, the area is known as the Fort Parker Memorial Park, and many relatives of the families are interred there too.

Bio by: Helen L. Smith Hoke


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  • Maintained by: ScottNicholson
  • Originally Created by: Helen L. Smith Hoke
  • Added: 12 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7433560
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elder John Parker (15 Sep 1758–19 May 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7433560, citing Fort Parker Memorial Park, Groesbeck, Limestone County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by ScottNicholson (contributor 48757750) .