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 Amanda Leona “Lena” <I>Parker</I> Dunlap

Amanda Leona “Lena” Parker Dunlap

Birth
Humphreys County, Tennessee, USA
Death 22 Nov 1907 (aged 78)
Collin County, Texas, USA
Burial Wylie, Collin County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 9714303 · View Source
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AMANDA LEE PARKER, DUNLAP;
b. March 14, 1829
Following the death and burial of James on June 12,1886 at the old Murphy Cemetery, Amanda, or "Granny" as she was called, moved in with her oldest son, Bob, and family. She was remembered as a thin, wrinkled, old lady who always wore a starched, clean, white apron and a little white cap. She usually sat at one corner of the hearth in a large rocking chair, smoking a pipe. Amanda Parker Dunlap passed away November 22,1907 and is buried in the Wylie Cemetery.

CENSUS: 1850 Humphreys Co., TN, (no district), p. 111B, family 266, 13 Sept. 1850.
J.M. PARKER head, 48 M, M E L Preacher, $1000, b. KY; Anna 52 F b. NC; Warren D. 28 M, S. Teacher, $300, b. TN; Wm C. 23 M, farmer, b. TN; Amanda L. 21 F b. TN; Oliver M.L. 18 M b. TN; Malvina D. 16 F b. TN; Freedorna H. 16 F b. TN; Frances J. 13 F b. TN; Anna A. 11 F b. TN; Pytsil M. 9 M b. TN.

CENSUS: 1870 Census, Collin Co., TX, Precinct 5, Plano, p. 50, line 22, family 202. Enumerated 7th Feb. 1870.
DUNLOP, James 42, male white, farmer, $900 Real Estate, $800 Personal, born born TN; Amanda 41, female white, keeping house, born TN; Waren 15, male white, at school, born TX; Robert 13, male white, at school, born TX; Mary 12, female white, 12, at school, born TX; Udbra? 10, female white, 10, at home, born TX; SKELTON, David 23, boarder, $550 Peraonal, born TN.

BURIAL: Warren D. DUNLAP Born July 15, 1854, Died Nov. 1, 1879, No pain, no grief, no anxious fear, Can reach the peaceful sleeper here, rounded tablet, [son of J.M. & Amanda], broken down, Row 2, Lot 17, Murphy Cemetery, Murphy, Collin Co., TX.
Source - "Decatur-Maxwell-Murphy Cemetery, Murphy, Collin County, Texas, by Joy Gough & the Cemetery Association of Murphy, Inc., 2001, p. 29.

BURIAL: J.M. DUNLAP, Born Mar. 10, 1828, Died June 12m 1886, Death is a path that must bet trod, If man could ever pass to God, rounded tablet, bible, [Husband of Amanda], down, repaired, Row 6, Lot 11, Murphy Cemetery, Murphy, Collin Co., TX.
Source - "Decatur-Maxwell-Murphy Cemetery, Murphy, Collin County, Texas, by Joy Gough & the Cemetery Association of Murphy, Inc., 2001, p. 28.

BURIAL: DUNLAP, Amanda, 14 Nov. 1829 - 22 Nov. 1907, Wylie Cemetery, Wylie, Collin Co., TX.
Source - "Collin Coounty (Texas) Cemetery Inscriptions, Vol. I," Complied by Mrs. Alice Pitts, Mrs. Wanda O'Roark and Mrs. Doris POSEY, POP Publications, 1413 Harroun St., McKinney, TX 75069, p. 621.


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  • Maintained by: Cron-McMillan
  • Originally Created by: Bev
  • Added: 26 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9714303
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amanda Leona “Lena” Parker Dunlap (14 Nov 1829–22 Nov 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9714303, citing Wylie Cemetery, Wylie, Collin County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cron-McMillan (contributor 47939265) .