Monday, May 11, 2015

Lewis Gilmore Parker.

Publish date 1905.
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Lewis Gilmore Parker. 

Birth: Dec. 30, 1845, Ohio.
Death: Jan. 6, 1916, Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas.

Wife's: Addie M Bingham Parker (1848- 1890) and Ella R. Bush Parker (1852 - 1937).

Children: Olga N. Parker Pinkham (1879 - 1974).

Burial: Oberlin Cemetery, Oberlin, Decatur County, .Kansas

Lewis Gilmore Parker, 1845-1916, married Addie Bingham, 1869 (4 children, 2 survived: Olga & Clyde); married Ella Bush 1892, 1 daughter: Helen Kansas Parker who married Lt. Roy Carrington Kirtland (they had 1 daughter: Helen Fauntleroy Kirtland).

Mr. Parker was also a Civil War Veteran. 

Illinois Civil War Detail Report 

Name PARKER, LEWIS G Rank PVT Company A Unit 2 IL US L ART 

Personal Characteristics Residence PRINCEVILLE, PEORIA CO, IL Age 18 Height 5' 11 Hair DARK Eyes GRAY Complexion DARK Marital Status Occupation FARMER Nativity OH

Service Record Joined When FEB 15, 1864 Joined Where PEORIA, IL Joined By Whom CPT ALLAN Period 3 YRS Muster In FEB 15, 1864 Muster In Where PEORIA, IL Muster In By Whom Muster Out JUL 27, 1865 Muster Out Where SPRINGFIELD, IL

Mr. Parker came to Decatur county, Kansas in 1879, and settled in the township of Oberlin, in the town of Oberlin, Kansas.  In time he would be the publisher of the Oberlin Times.

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