From Laurens County South Carolina to Coosa County
With a little stop in Georgia
If you are a male Parker we urge you to join the
Parker DNA project.
Carter Parker drew land in
1827 in Coweta County, Ga.
Coweta County was created in
1826. It was formed from Creek Indian Lands received in a
treaty with the Federal government at Indian Springs, GA in Feb,
1825. The county seat is Newnan.
The earliest seat of
government in Coweta County was Bullsboro, two and a half miles
east of Newnan. In 1827-28 the Inferior Court of Coweta County
selected the present site of Newnan to be the county seat.
|The first known white settler to arrive in our
John Duncan in 1754 he settled along a creek in the
northeastern section of the county, not far from the
Clinton. The General Assembly passed
an act on March 12,
1785, whereby 6 counties were to be established out of the old
Ninety-Six District. Laurens
County was one of those counties. Laurens County
derived its name from a patriot,
warrior, and statesman, --the Honorable Henry Laurens of
Scotch-Irish immigrants out of Pennsylvania,
and Virginia became the predominate settlers of the
Parker SC AR
|Parker information is needed
from Laurens County SC. If you have any
records even the smallest amount of data will help.
Please send the information to Margie
|Carter Parker & wife are on
1840 Census report Coosa County Alabama
|1850 Census report Coosa Co.,
Al. shows Carter with Charity and their younger children,
married children are shown with their wives and children.
Brother John Carter and wife Mahalia Dial Parker with younger
children also appear on the census.
|CSA records show Carter and
Martin Parker supporting the effort in Talladega, Al. military
Coosa County Alabama was created by the Alabama legislature on
1832 Dec. 18, from lands included in the Creek Indian Treaty of
Cusseta, 1832 Mar. 24.
|After the census of 1860 and
before 1863 Mary Ann Castleberry dies.
|Martin Parker marries Nancy
Booth Posey February 16, 1863 in Coosa County, Alabama
|1863-65 Carter Parker and
Martin Parker serve the CSA at the Talladega Camp of instruction,
|1870 Talladega Census records
show Martin, Nancy and blended family, Posey children are shown
|Coosa County 1850 census shows
John and wife Mahalia Dial Parker next door to
George Parker and another John Parker. John
shown with Mahalia is brother of Carter, who is
George and the other John Parker?
|Nancy Booth Posey Parker dies,
no children are born of this marriage.
|It is still a mystery why
Martin Parker left Alabama and moved to Lafayette
Co., Ms. there was a large number of Parker families
in the county in 1880 their relationship to each
other is still unknown.
moves to Lafayette Co. Ms. and marries
Charlotte Hensley March
06, 1872 and they start a new family.
|Martin Parker and Father Carter Parker serve in
the WBTS at The Camp of Instruction in Talladega
Parker marries Pearlie Virginia Eubanks August 09, 1895 in
Born of this marriage:
Lelia, Jerry, General and George
Pearlie are on the 1910 Marshall Co., Ms. census with their
Martin Parker shown on 1910 census Marshall County
Ms. as head of household, daughter and grandson living in home
Martin Parker dies in
Pine Valley, Yalobusha County Mississippi
Feb. 29, 1913.
|Martin Parker dies and is buried at
Tabernacle Church Cemetery where he was the pastor.
Parker marries Prentis Pitts in Sardis, Ms. May 10, 1913. They
divorce Memphis, Tn. about 1920
Born of this marriage:
Margaret Pitts, Horace Pitts, Catherine Pitts,
Pitts marries Lemuel Albert Whatley, Memphis, Tn. July 7, 1924
Born of this marriage:
Annie Whatley, Alma Whatley, Marjorie Whatley,
|Pearl V. Eubanks
Parker dies in Ms. August 13, 1917
||Pearlie was the daughter of Isaac
Martin Eubanks and Matilda (thought to be Parrott). Her last
name is not certain yet. She is shown on the 1870
census report with her husband Isaac living in the household
with Isaac's brother, Joseph and her first born son Joseph.
Parker dies June 19, 1929 Memphis, Tn.
||Jackson was what everyone called
him. Jackson fell while taking a walk and broke his hip.
He was hospitalized and once he was bedridden with the hip other
complications set in. He died at the Shelby County
Hospital in Shelby County, Tn. and buried at Forest Hill
in Memphis, Tn. He was beloved by all who knew him or so I
am told. Margie
husband of Leila Parker Pitts Whatley dies in Memphis, Tn. Oct.
||Lem born in Whatley, Clarke County,
Al. worked for the ICC railroad. He traveled to Memphis,
Tn. where he met Lelia. The first of their children Annie
was born in Memphis and then the family moved to Desoto
Missouri. He continued his work for ICC until his death.
He fell ill in Desoto, hospitalized in St. Louis then
transferred to Memphis where he died.
Parker Pitts Whatley marries for the 3rd and last time to Robert
McClain. They remain married until her death 15 July 1957
||Lelia was a midwife, well known in
the section called Fort Pickering, Tennessee. At one time the
Fort was outside Memphis on a bluff until the city of Memphis
took the town in but continued to be called Ft. Pickering. She
moved back to Water Valley for a while but did not
remain. She was living in a little community called
Kerrville, Tennessee when she had a stroke, was hospitalized and
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