Sunday, November 25, 2012

PARKER John D Pension War1812

PARKER, John D Pension War 1812
WAR OF 1812
WO. 45224
SOLDIER: Parker, John Davis 
WIDOW: PARKER, Almeda Sophia
SERVICE: Teamster General Wool's Command NY Mil

Able PARKER's 4 horse team was "pressed" into service for Maj. Wool.  [John E. Wool was not a General until the Civil War.]  John d. Stepped up and volunteered to drive the wagon.  On 15 June 1813 at the age of 13 John Davis PARKER signed up to serve as a teamster at Greenbush, New York.  He served a full eighteen months.  

Description of John Davis PARKER: about 5 feet tall with black hair, blue eyes, and having a dark complexion at the time he signed up to drive the wagon. 

Ancestry Chain: TR, Lark, Kirt DeMar WOOD 1923-1987, Laura Elizabeth PARKER 1889-1971, Charles PARKER 1853-1935, John Davis PARKER 1799-1891. 

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