Friday, April 4, 2008

Obituary Notice, Charles Parker

Kanarraville, Utah home of Charles and Elizabeth Ann DAVIS PARKER, built of bricks hand made by Charles PARKER Jr. at his grandfather James George DAVIS' Kanarra brick yard. In Charles PARKER's last years he sold the house to his son John Davis PARKER (Dee). Charles PARKER lives here with his son Dee's family until his death 15 May 1935.

DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)

Charles Parker, 30 Dec 1853 - 15 May 1935
KANARRAVILLE--Funeral services for Charles Parker, 81,
early settler of Kanarraville, were conducted Saturday in the
Kanarra L. D. S. ward chapel. Burial took place in the local

Mr. Parker died May 15 at the home of his son,
John Davis Parker, of Kanarraville, of causes incident to age.

He was born in Centerville December 30. 1853, a son
of John Davis and Sophia Almedia Roundy Parker.
He served in the Black Hawk Indian war under
Captain Lorenzo Roundy. He assisted in the construction
and settlement of the old Kanarra fort, now the town of Kanarraville.
His wife. Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Davis Parker, died in 1927.

Surviving are four sons and five daughters,
Charles Jr., John Davis and Cecil Ray Parker and
Mrs. Ahlena Williams, all of Kanarraville;
Mrs. Zina Pollock, Mrs. Esther Robb and
Mrs. Laura Wood, all of Salt Lake City;
Mrs. Sophia Stapley, Castlegate. and
Bruce F. Parker, now in Tarkwa, Gold Coast.
West Africa; 38 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Oldest child of Charles PARKER pictured in back:
Zina Ett PARKER POLLOCK holding Clement Perry POLLOCK b. 7 Apr 1905, front left: Samantha ROUNDY PARKER, Rhea POLLOCK b. 29 Dec 1903 held by her grandfather
Charles PARKER son of Almeda Sophia ROUNDY PARKER at his side.

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