Charles Parker, 30 Dec 1853 - 15 May 1935



DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)



    KANARRAVILLE--Funeral services for Charles Parker, 81, early settler 
of Kanarraville, were conducted Saturday in the Kanarra L. D. S. ward 
chapel. Burial took place in the local cemetery.
  
    Mr. Parker died May 15 at the home of his son, John Davis Parker, 
of Kanarraville, of causes incident to age.
  
    He was born in Centerville December 30. 1853, a son of John Davis 
and Sophia Almedia Roundy Parker. He served in the Black Hawk Indian war 
under Captain Lorenzo Roundy. He assisted in the construction and 
settlement of the old Kanarra fort, now the town of Kanarraville. 
His wife. Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Davis Parker, died in 1927.
  
    Surviving are four sons and five daughters, Charles Jr., John Davis 
and Cecil Ray Parker and Mrs. Ahlena Williams, all of Kanarraville; 
Mrs. Zina Pollock, Mrs. Esther Robb and Mrs. Laura Wood, all of Salt 
Lake City; Mrs. Sophia Stapley, Castlegate. and Bruce F. Parker, now 
in Tarkwa, Gold Coast. West Africa; 38 grandchildren and ten 
great-grandchildren.