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Parker Family History & Genealogy

161,272 biographies and 295 photos with the Parker last name. Discover the family history, nationality, origin and common names of Parker family members.

Parker Last Name History & Origin

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Famous people with the surname Parker: Quanah Parker, Comanche chief; Isaac Charles Parker, "the hanging judge"; and Bonnie Elizabeth Parker of "Bonnie and Clyde" notoriety. The Parker family is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Parker has spread, it has evolved making it's etymology a challenge to piece together. This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Parker family name, Parker etymology, and records of Parker ancestors. Parker family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Parker family members.

History

Famous people with the surname Parker: Quanah Parker, Comanche chief; Isaac Charles Parker, "the hanging judge"; and Bonnie Elizabeth Parker of "Bonnie and Clyde" notoriety. The Parker family is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Parker has spread, it has evolved making it's etymology a challenge to piece together. This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Parker family name, Parker etymology, and records of Parker ancestors. Parker family history has a rich and complex origin of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Parker family members.

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Famous People named Parker

Famous members of the Parker family:


Quanah Parker (ca. 1845 or 1852 – February 23, 1911) was a Comanche chief.


Isaac Charles Parker (October 15, 1838 – November 17, 1896) was known as the "Hanging Judge"


Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) "Bonnie and Clyde"

Early Parkers

These are the earliest records we have of the Parker family.

Hannah William Parker was born in 1586 at Of Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, and died at age 76 years old in 1662 at Warrosquick,I.,,Virginia. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Hannah William Parker.
Sarah (Parker) Goad was born on February 11, 1646 in Dublin, D Ireland, and died at age 56 years old on April 11, 1702 in Farnham, Virginia United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Sarah (Parker) Goad.
John K. Parker was born on January 23, 1780 in London, England United Kingdom. He was in a relationship with Stephanie (Campbell) Parker, and had a child Mary Parker Mefford. John Parker died at age 80 years old on April 23, 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John K. Parker.
Stephanie (Campbell) Parker was born on March 21, 1783 in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom, and died at age 87 years old on May 1, 1870 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Stephanie (Campbell) Parker.
Adam Parker of Australia was born in 1785, and died at age 72 years old in 1857.
James Parker of Australia was born in 1787, and died at age 84 years old in 1871.
William Parker of Australia was born in 1787, and died at age 72 years old in 1859.
Hindle Parker was born on May 6, 1792 in Manchester, England United Kingdom, and died at age 78 years old on February 4, 1871 in Royton. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Hindle Parker.
John Parker of Australia was born in 1793, and died at age 74 years old in 1867.
Elizabeth Parker of Australia was born in 1794, and died at age 79 years old in 1873.
James Parker of Australia was born in 1795, and died at age 59 years old in 1854.
Michael Parker of Australia was born in 1796, and died at age 72 years old in 1868.

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Updated Parker Biographies

James J Parker of Billings, Yellowstone County, MT was born on May 8, 1946, and died at age 55 years old on November 11, 2001.
Robert Parker of Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri was born on February 22, 1896, and had a brother Fred Parker. Robert Parker died at age 74 years old in February 1970.
Beulah May (Parker) Martellino was born on November 3, 1914, and died at age 91 years old on June 10, 2006. Beulah Martellino was buried at Rhode Island Veteran Memorial Cemetery Section E-1 Row 22 Site 855 301 South County Trail, in Exeter, Ri 02822.
Mary Ann (Parker) Twite of Ywonga Australia, was married to George Twite, and has a child Sarah Whinray. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Mary Ann Parker Twite.
Dixie Lee (Parker) Jaramillo of Seattle, King County, WA was born on March 25, 1928 in Denver, Denver County, Colorado United States, and died at age 71 years old on November 2, 1999 in New York, NY.
Eliza Jane (Parker-Sutton) Hoult of Sheppn Australia, was married to John Hoult, and has a child Eliza Whitmore. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Eliza Jane Parker-Sutton Hoult.
William George Parker of Newcastle, NSW Australia was born on May 23, 1883 in Mooroopna, Greater Shepparton City County, VIC, and died at age 64 years old on April 5, 1948 in Newcastle, NSW.
Margaret Ellen Parker of Warrnambool, VIC Australia was born in 1885 in Mooroopna, Greater Shepparton City County, and died at age 74 years old on April 29, 1960 in Warrnambool.
Charlotte Mary (Parker) Devenay of Essendon, City of Moonee Valley County, VIC Australia was born in 1887 in Mooroopna, Greater Shepparton City County, and died at age 79 years old on June 24, 1967 in Essendon, City of Moonee Valley County.
Edith Little (Parker) Mcivor of Mitcham, Whitehorse City County, VIC Australia was born on April 9, 1894 in Orbost, East Gippsland Shire County to Margaret Ellen Little and James William Parker. Edith Mcivor had siblings William George Parker, Margaret Ellen Parker, Charlotte Mary Parker, Daphne Irene Annie Parker, Alice Louisa Parker, Francis Calmit Parker, Florence Mabel Parker, and Frederick John Parker. She married John Edward Mcivor in 1915. They had a child John Thomas Mcivor. She would also marry William Charles Hume Gibb in 1920. They had a child Roy Charles Gibb. Edith Mcivor died at age 80 years old on May 22, 1974 in Mitcham, Whitehorse City County.
Archibald Parker of Brunswick Australia was born in 1829, and died at age 65 years old in 1894 in Brunswick.
Alice Louisa (Parker) Hall Powell of Club Terrace, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born in 1880 in Mooroopna, Greater Shepparton City County, and died at age 34 years old in 1914 in Club Terrace, East Gippsland Shire County.
Ruby Myrtle (Mears) Parker of Brunswick, City of Merri-bek County, VIC Australia was born in 1893 in Ballarat, City of Ballarat County, and died at age 78 years old in 1971 in Brunswick, City of Merri-bek County.
Francis Calmit Parker of Numurkah, Moira Shire County, VIC Australia was born in 1891 in Morwell, Latrobe City County to Margaret Ellen Little and James William Parker. He had siblings William George Parker, Margaret Ellen Parker, Charlotte Mary Parker, Edith Little (Parker) Mcivor, Daphne Irene Annie Parker, Alice Louisa Parker, Florence Mabel Parker, and Frederick John Parker. Francis Parker married Ruby Myrtle Mears in 1918, and died at age 30 years old on April 21, 1922 in Numurkah, Moira Shire County.
Florence Mabel (Parker) Mullen of Windsor, VIC Australia was born on December 1, 1898 in Orbost, East Gippsland Shire County to Margaret Ellen Little and James William Parker. She had siblings William George Parker, Margaret Ellen Parker, Charlotte Mary Parker, Edith Little (Parker) Mcivor, Daphne Irene Annie Parker, Alice Louisa Parker, Francis Calmit Parker, and Frederick John Parker. She married Edgar Raymond Mullen in 1925, and had children Patricia Ellen Mullen and Marjorie Joan Mullen. Florence Mullen died at age 63 years old on October 4, 1962 in Windsor.
Frederick John Parker of Melbourne, VIC Australia was born on January 30, 1901 in Club Terrace, East Gippsland Shire County to Margaret Ellen Little and James William Parker. He had siblings William George Parker, Margaret Ellen Parker, Charlotte Mary Parker, Edith Little (Parker) Mcivor, Daphne Irene Annie Parker, Alice Louisa Parker, Francis Calmit Parker, and Florence Mabel Parker. Frederick Parker died at age 61 years old on October 5, 1962 in Melbourne.
Joseph Harkness Parker of Collingwood Australia was born in 1863, and died at age 62 years old in 1925 in Collingwood.
James William Parker of Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County, VIC Australia was born in 1852 in Moonee Ponds, City of Moonee Valley County. He was married to Margaret Ellen Little in 1852, and had children Alice Louisa Parker, William George Parker, Margaret Ellen Parker, Charlotte Mary Parker, Francis Calmit Parker, Edith Little (Parker) Mcivor, Daphne Irene Annie Parker, Florence Mabel Parker, and Frederick John Parker. James Parker died at age 70 years old on February 6, 1923 in Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire County.
Margaret Ellen (Little) Parker of Mooroopna, Greater Shepparton City County, VIC Australia was born on August 1, 1859 in Creswick. She was married to James William Parker in 1852, and had children Alice Louisa Parker, William George Parker, Margaret Ellen Parker, Charlotte Mary Parker, Francis Calmit Parker, Edith Little (Parker) Mcivor, Daphne Irene Annie Parker, Florence Mabel Parker, and Frederick John Parker. Margaret Parker died at age 58 years old on November 20, 1917 in Mooroopna.

Popular Parker Biographies

Patricia Ervil (Underwood) Parker
I believe she married 3 times, had myself, Shirley first, then had another child, Carol Shirley in 1948, she died, and the was married to Curtis Shirley, then married Fred Parker and had a daughter, Laurie Parker, who died.
Joseph Quanah Parker
Joseph Quanah Parker Jr. was born in 1842, and died at age 60 years old in 1902. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Joseph Quanah Parker.
Deloyd Parker married Darlynn R. Greenwood on March 20, 1971 in Harris County, Texas. They divorced on March 22, 1976 in Harris County, Texas after having one child. Deloyd T. Parker Jr. has been the co-founder and executive director of S.H.A.P.E. since 1969. To read more about his impact on the Houston community, see Houston Black History: Deloyd Parker.
Howard M Parker of Hayward, Alameda County, CA was born on February 22, 1963 to Sylvia Beltram and David Parker. He had siblings Wayne Parker and David Lee Parker. Howard Parker died at age 35 years old on September 18, 1998.
Howard Judson Parker
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Howard Judson Parker.
Elihue Leander Parker
Elihue was born to Arlene Hardy and Arthur Hudson and he had siblings William, Jason, Victor, Ethan, Chad, Dale, Ra-nee and Laphea. He was a Sergeant in the US Marine Corps and served in the Persian Gulf. See Elihue Leander Parker: Obituary. He is likely best remembered because of his wife, Kimberly Parker, who lived in Lewisville Texas and was convicted of masterminding the July 2000 kidnapping and murder of Elihue (her estranged husband). She was sentenced to 99 years for aggravated kidnapping. An episode of Oxygen's network tv program "Snapped" was dedicated to telling his story in addition to the 2010 "Facing Evil" documentary episode A Military Affair. The court transcripts are at Damien Demarquis Huckaby v. The State of Texas--Appeal from 211th District Court of Denton County. This is a synopsis: Sergeant Elihue Parker, and his wife, Kimberly Parker, were experiencing marital problems and had separated. On July 27, 2000, Huckaby and Marquis Brown visited Sergeant Parker while he was working at the Marine recruiting station in Lewisville. They wanted to get some personal belongings that were in Sergeant Parker's car. Huckaby appeared agitated that they had to wait, and he told Sergeant Parker, "Playing all of these kiddie games and stuff with each other, sneaking around. If we were back in the 'hood, I would have done capped your a**." Ezra Bunnell, a co-worker of Sergeant Parker, heard this exchange. After Huckaby and Brown left, they went to Kimberly's apartment. Over the next few days, Huckaby, along with three other individuals, discussed and planned the kidnapping and killing of Sergeant Parker. On July 30, 2000, Kimberly called Sergeant Parker and asked him if she could come over that afternoon. A group of five individuals arrived at Sergeant Parker's apartment between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. The four men exited the car before Kimberly drove through the entrance gate so that Sergeant Parker would not see all of them arriving through the complex's surveillance camera. The men proceeded to the outside of Sergeant Parker's apartment, and Kimberly met them there. Kimberly, Huckaby, and another man then went upstairs while the other two men waited. A struggle broke out between Sergeant Parker, Huckaby, and the other man. Huckaby signaled the two waiting men to join them and help them gain control of the situation. Once they gained control of Sergeant Parker, they tied him up with some green ribbon from one of his military swords and put him in the trunk of Huckaby's car. Huckaby dropped Kimberly off at a friend's home and then drove to East Texas. He stopped twice along the way to buy duct tape and Saran Wrap. He then dropped Brown off at his girlfriend's home in Gladewater, Texas. In August of 2000, Sergeant Parker's tied-up body was discovered in the Sabine River. His body was wrapped in plastic wrap and covered with a sheet secured by duct tape. During an autopsy, the medical examiner discovered a single gunshot wound in Sergeant Parker's chest and determined the cause of death to be homicide. Huckaby pleaded not guilty to aggravated kidnapping, but the jury convicted him of the offense. He was sentenced to life imprisonment. He appeals this conviction.
Doris Cranston (Eddy) Parker
Doris Cranston (Eddy) Parker was born on May 13, 1898 at "Cottage City" in Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts United States to Ella Linwood Cranston and Herbert Allen Eddy, and had a sister Bertha Linwood (Eddy) Clark. She was in a relationship with Albert Parker, and had children Jane Linnwood (Parker), William Cranston Parker, and Alan Barton Parker. Doris Parker died at age 85 years old in 1983. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Doris Cranston (Eddy) Parker.
George Melton Parker
George Melton Parker was born in 1921 at Oklahoma, and died at age 72 years old in 1993 at California. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember George Melton Parker.
Doris Cranston (Eddy) Parker
Doris Cranston (Eddy) Parker of New Bedford, Bristol County, MA was born on November 2, 1936, and died at age 58 years old on September 20, 1995. Doris Parker was buried at Massachusetts National CemeterySection 16 Site 518 Off Connery Avenue, in Bourne.
Penny A.  (Parker) VanNortwick
Penny A. (Parker) VanNortwick was born in 1944. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Penny A. (Parker) VanNortwick.
Helen Parker
Helen Parker was born on February 8, 1920. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Helen Parker.
Frances  Parker
Frances Parker was born on November 18, 1832. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Frances Parker.
John Parker
John T. Parker was born on December 5, 1868. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember John Parker.
Frankie (Parker) Stillwell was in a relationship with Robert Stillwell, and has a child Alice Elizabeth (Stillwell) Britton. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Frankie (Parker) Stillwell.
Janet (Schelsky) Parker was born on November 17, 1944 to Pearl Velester (Abbott) Schelsky and Adam James Schelsky Sr, and had siblings Adam James Schelsky Jr, Joe Arnold Schelsky, Joyce Blondell Watkins, Mary Schelsky, Edith Schelsky, and Rusty Velester Schelsky. She married Jesse Matthew Parker and they later divorced. She had children Jesse Matthew Parker, James Dean Parker, Donna Lynn (Parker) Lopez, Jan Blondelle (Parker) Blair, and Robert Lee Parker. Janet Parker died at age 74 years old on February 10, 2019 in Benton, Franklin County, Illinois United States. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Janet (Schelsky) Parker.
Melissa Nicole (Crohurst) Parker was born in 1985 in Lewisville, Denton County, Texas United States to Harry T. Crohurst and Candace C. (Cotton) Crohurst, and has siblings Micody Thomas Crohurst and Bradley Gene (Cotton) Crohurst. Melissa Parker married Jeremy Llewellyn Parker on November 28, 2009, and has a child Mackenzee Alexandria Parker. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Melissa Nicole (Crohurst) Parker.
Leo Jr Parker of Union County, Arkansas United States was born circa 1928. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Leo Jr Parker.
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Barbara Parker.
William B Parker
Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember William B Parker.

Parker Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Parker family member is 71.0 years old according to our database of 122,807 people with the last name Parker that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

71.0 years

Oldest Parkers

These are the longest-lived members of the Parker family on AncientFaces.

Penny Parker was born on January 30, 1862, and died at age 115 years old in May 1977. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Penny Parker.
115 years
Edna Scott Parker of Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana was born on April 20, 1893, and died at age 115 years old on November 26, 2008.
115 years
James Parker was born on January 21, 1866, and died at age 113 years old in December 1979. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember James Parker.
113 years
Arthur Parker was born on August 28, 1866, and died at age 112 years old in June 1979. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Arthur Parker.
112 years
Desanna Parker of Searcy, White County, AR was born on December 2, 1882, and died at age 110 years old in June 1993.
110 years
Jerry Parker of Memphis, Shelby County, TN was born on December 31, 1878, and died at age 110 years old in July 1989.
110 years
Etta H Parker of Framingham, Middlesex County, MA was born on November 3, 1884, and died at age 110 years old on September 25, 1995.
110 years
Siller Parker of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas was born on December 25, 1869, and died at age 110 years old in July 1980.
110 years
Mallie Parker of Memphis, Shelby County, TN was born on February 16, 1884, and died at age 110 years old on March 4, 1994.
110 years
Lucy Parker of Winchester, Winchester City County, Virginia was born on September 16, 1875, and died at age 109 years old in March 1985.
109 years
Mary W Parker of Katonah, Westchester County, NY was born on August 20, 1892, and died at age 109 years old on October 22, 2001.
109 years
Mitchell M Parker of Chicago, Illinois United States was born on November 15, 1895, and died at age 100 years old in October 1996.
100 years
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Deacon Thomas Parker died in 1683 in Reading, Mass. He came to America on the Susan & Ellen in 1635, married Amy Aylesworth shortly after, and settled in Lynn Village which was renamed Reading. He is given credit for the founding of Reading in some circles and he was the founder of a nonconforming Congregational Church there. He is variously reported to have been born in Browsholme, Wiltshire, Little Norton, and other village in the Lancashire area in England. His parents names have not been reported in any source I can find.
Any one have any info on The Chesley Parker III from Dry Branch GA or any Parkers from that area Gus,Doc, Joe,Mary , Martha , Lavena , Bessie , Alonzo , Chesley . They were born mid or late 1800 really light skin
he was married to Nettie Westbrook before Omkie but Nettie had passed
My maiden name is Parker.. My great grandfather was Aaron Monroe Parker.. great grandmother Omkie Gruben.. with 12 brothers and sisters.. Aaron Monroe born August 1883 and died 21 March 1964
What are the birth years of your Grace and James? I have a Grace born in 1918 and 1907. I have 5 James. My Parkers are in the Jackson County Mississippi area.
Anybody have a relation to a Grace Parker and a James Michael Parker (born in Mississippi)? I am looking back into our ancestry and my dad (JM Parker) is the only one still alive and he can't remember where we all originated from.

Thank you!
Michele Parker
My dad is the nephew of mildred parker, he has had a painting of hers for many years now (guessing its a least 40 years old) he is getting ready to move from sac,ca. To virginia. I was just wondering if the painting is of any worth and should be donated to a museum. I don't know if she was known as an artist. Any info would be appriciated.
My Great-Grandfather is John S. Parker, born circa 1870-80. Family history has it that he married four times and fathered as many as 20 children. His last known residence was Paducah Kentucky. His wives were Mary Lillian Vessels, Ida Tackett, Bera (Beaulah) Brent, and Maggie (last Name unknown). His father is William Parker, and his mother was Matilda (Mattie)Harvey. We have located my great-grandfather on the published census records as living in Graves County, Kentucky. Unfortunately, we are unable to locate any information regarding his actual whereabouts after the 1930 census. I've been led to believe that he moved to the Paducah area and may haved died there between 1940 and 1960. We have located a cemetery in London Kentucky that contains a grave for a John and Maggie Parker, but at this time are unable to verify if this is the right John Parker. It seems to me that a man with supposedly 20 children has to have some descendants out there somewhere.

some of the children named from John's previous unions were, James Leslie, Joseph Paul, Donald L., Elvis W., Pauline, Martha J., Bertha, Lillie, George, Annie B. (my Grand mother) and J.T.

I have made contact with the Grandson of J.T., and he is looking for the same information as well. So my hope is that another descendant of any of the Parker's listed above may contact this site and help us find our lost Great-Grandfather.

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