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PARKER, Durward Colley

PARKER, Durward Colley

Male 1863 - 1940  (77 years)

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  • Name PARKER, Durward Colley 
    Born 29 Jan 1863  Montezuma, Poweshiek, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Mar 1940  Esparto, Yolo, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Capay Cemetery, Esparto, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4320  Parker/Collis Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2009 

    Father PARKER, John Robert,   b. 9 Nov 1838, Hartford/Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1902, Esparto, Yolo, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother DILLON, Sarah Ann,   b. 5 May 1841, , Belmont, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1932, Woodland, Yolo, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1861  , Poweshiek, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F1465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 GATES, Minnie Lee,   b. 26 Sep 1864, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1941, , Santa, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Abt 29 Sep 1883  California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • from the Vacaville Reporter, 29Sep 1883

      "Vacaville Reporter", 29 Sep 1883- Durward parker and his fair young bride have gone to Capay to live. They have the best wishes of a large circle of friends
    Children 
     1. PARKER, Merle,   b. Abt 1887, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. PARKER, Neva,   b. Abt 1890, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 HUBBARD, Helen Holt,   b. 1880 
    Married 24 Dec 1919  Woodland, Yolo, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Yolo County Marriage Index book J page 130.
    Family ID F1473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Eugene & Daisy Parker.jpg
    Eugene & Daisy Parker.jpg

  • Notes 

    • NOTE: Birthdate and death date from Tombstone in Capay cemetary in Esparto, CA and from Yolo County death records pg. 59 retired orchardist and nurseryman. He lived in San Jose, CA at the time of his father's death.
      Marriage to Helen was third marriage. He was divorced twice. Marriage record Yolo County pg 194
      Death record Yolo County pg 59 (died from chronic valvular myocarditis due to syphilis.)

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Durward Parker
      Home in 1880: East Cottonwood and Fairview, Yolo, California
      Age: 16
      Estimated birth year: abt 1864
      Birthplace: Iowa
      Relation to head-of-household: Son
      Father's name: John
      Father's birthplace: OH
      Mother's name: Sarah
      Mother's birthplace: OH
      Marital Status: Single
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      John Parker 41
      Sarah Parker 39
      Durward Parker 16
      Jennie Parker 12
      Luella Parker 10
      Freeman Parker 6
      Eugene Parker 3
      William Parker 23 (cousin to John)

      1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: George D Parker (In 1870 census with father Durward is listed at George)
      Home in 1900: Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California
      Age: 36
      Estimated birth year: abt 1864
      Birthplace: Iowa
      Relationship to head-of-house: Head
      Spouse's name: Minnie L
      Race: White
      Occupation: farmer, ranch
      Household Members: Name Age
      George D Parker 36
      Minnie L Parker 36
      Sarah L Parker 13
      Neva Parker 10


      1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: Durward C Parker
      Age in 1910: 45
      Estimated birth year: abt 1865
      Birthplace: Iowa
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: Iowa
      Mother's Birth Place: Iowa
      Spouse's name: Minnie L
      Home in 1910: San Jose Ward 4, Santa Clara, California
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male Occupation: Conductor, street railway
      Household Members: Name Age
      Durward C Parker 45
      Minnie L Parker 44 wife
      Merle Parker 23 daughter
      Neva Parker 20 daughter

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: Durward C Parker
      Home in 1920: Esparto, Yolo, California
      Age: 56 years
      Estimated birth year: abt 1864
      Birthplace: Iowa
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Spouse's name: Helen
      Father's Birth Place: Ohio
      Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Sex: Male
      Home owned: Own
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Image: 299
      Household Members: Name Age
      Durward C Parker 56
      Helen Parker 39 BP Mississippi
      Caterly E Hubbard 14 step son BP Mississippi
      Edith A Hubbard 12 step daughter BP Mississippi

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: Durward Parker
      Home in 1930: Esparto, Yolo, California Freemont St.
      Age: 67
      Estimated birth year: abt 1863
      Birthplace: Iowa
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Mother's name: Sarah F
      Spouse's name: Helen H
      Race: White
      Household Members: Name Age
      Durward Parker 67
      Helen H Parker 49
      Cotesby Hubbard 25 step son
      Sarah F Parker 88 mother
      Jennie D Holt 59 sister in law
      Dean E Hubbard 22 step daughter



      California Death Index, 1940-1997
      Name: PARKER, DURWARD C
      Social Security #: 0
      Sex: MALE
      Birth Date: 29 Jan 1863
      Birthplace: IOWA
      Death Date: 30 Mar 1940
      Death Place: YOLO
      Mother's Maiden Name: DILLON
      Father's Surname: PARKER

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Marriage Index 1789-1850 Ohio.