William Arthur Parker

Male 1894 - 1970  (76 years)


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  • Name William Arthur Parker  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 17 Sep 1894  Weatherford, Parker, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 1970  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 23 Nov 1970  Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery
    Person ID I7709  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 

    Family Kate Lincecum,   b. Abt 1898, Gonzales, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1981, Harris, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1918  Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. L. J. Parker
     2. Vernon Arthur Parker
     3. Marian Ruth Parker
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F2704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Sep 1894 - Weatherford, Parker, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Apr 1918 - Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1970 - Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Nov 1970 - Houston, Harris, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • - According to his 1917 WWI draft registration card, William had served 1 year in the Texas National Guard. He claimed exemption, but I'm unclear of the reason. It appears to by "Ruptured." [???] Physical description: slender, blue eyes, light hair.

      - According to the 1920 Parker County, Texas Federal census, William's father was born in Arkansas. His mother was born in Texas.

      - According to the 1940 McCulloch County, Texas Federal census, William had a seventh grade education.

      - According to his 1942 WWII draft registration card, William did not have a telephone. Same record notes he was self-employed at the same address given for residence: 520 E. 20th, Houston, TX.

      - According to his death certificate, William died at St. Luke's Hospital in Houston, Harris County, Texas. The informant was Mrs. Kate Parker. Cause of death: Pulmonary Emphysema (several years); Carcinoma of Lung Suspected (3 weeks); and Fractured Hip, Left.

  • Sources 
    1. [S677] Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935, Image of certificate of birth for Vernon Arthur Parker, b. 1 February 1919, Goliad County.

    2. [S668] United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Digital image of entry for William Arthur Parker.

    3. [S516] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, Digital image of death certificate for William Arthur Parker, d. 20 November 1970 at Harris County.

    4. [S985] United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Digital image of card for William Arthur Parker, b. 17 September 1894.

    5. [S813] Texas County Marriages, 1837-1965, image of marriage book entry for W. A. Parker and Kate Lincecum, 19 April 1918, Bexar County.