Descendants of Robert Parker

 

 

1st Generation

Robert Parker married Sarah James January 1657 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony.

Children of Robert Parker and Sarah James are:

Mary Parker, born April 1, 1658.

Samuel Parker, born June 30, 1660.

Alice Parker, born January 20, 1662.

Jane Parker, born March 3, 1664.

Robert Parker married Patience Cobb August 1667 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony. He died April 13, 1684 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony.

 

Patience Cobb, born March 15, 1640/41 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony. She was the daughter of Henry Cobb and Patience Hurst.

Children of Robert Parker and Patience Cobb are:

 

Thomas Parker, born August 24, 1669.

 

Daniel Parker, born April 18, 1670 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony

Joseph Parker, born February 12, 1671/72.

Benjamin Parker, born March 15, 1673/74.

Hannah Parker, born April 1676.

Sarah Parker, born 1678.

Elisha Parker, born 1680.

Alice Parker, born September 15, 1681.

 

2nd Generation

 

Daniel Parker, born April 18, 1670 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony; died December 23, 1728 in Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was the son of Robert Parker and Patience Cobb. He married Mary Lumbert December 11, 1689 in Barnstable, Plymouth Colony.

128.    Mary Lumbert, died November 17, 1744 in Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Notes for Judge Daniel Parker:

D. Hamilton Hurd. History of Bristol County, Massachusetts. J.W. Lewis & Co., Philadephia, 1883. "Daniel Parker was a prominent man in Barnstable, and was known as Judge Parker.”

Simeon L. Deyo, editor. History of Barnstable County, Massachusetts 1620-1890. H.W. Blake & Co., New York, 1890. P. 200, Daniel Parker listed as judge of the court of common pleas of the County of Barnstable, 5 July 1713.

William T. Davis. History of the Judiciary of Massachusetts. Boston Book Co. reprinted by Da Capo Press, 1974. Daniel Parker appointed as Judge of Inferior Court for Barnstable County, 5 June 1713.

New England Weekly Journal, 30 March 1729: "Barnstable, March 10. Taking notice that you have not given the publick an account of our great Loss in the Death of that Worthy Gentleman, Daniel Parker Esq; of the West Precinct in this Town, and Concluding the Reason to be, your want of Information from us; I take the Freedom to send you this brief count--He was Born in this Town. He Died on Monday Dec. 23 last, was about 59 Years of Age, and was Buried the Wednesday following; just 14 Months after Col. Otis, __ Died on Sept. 23 the Year before, and whom He followed in chief Place of our Court of Common Pleas; in which He had sat as a Judge about 16 Years. Under considerable Disadvantages in his Education, He by the remarkable Strength aod Quickness of his Genius, had made an uncommon Progress in the Knowledge of Civil and Ecclesiastical affairs, and particularly of the Law. He had a very acute solid Judgment, a quick Apprechension and a ready Speech; which joined with his Piety and Love of Justice, and of the ___ Goad, made him very eminent and Useful in this county; And his Death is a great Blow to us. He has sometimes served as Representative for this Town in the General Court, wherein He made a very Conspicous Figure, one of the leading Members, and greatly honored the Town that sent him."

Paul J. Bunnell. Cemetery Inscriptions of the Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, and Its Villages, 1600-1 900. Heritage Books, Inc., Maryland, 1992. Page 336: "Parker, Daniel Esq.--Died 1728 Dec 23 age 59 (inscription destroyed) S: 11 R". Page xii: #11 is Lothrop Hill Cemetery, located at Route 6A, Barnstable, 4.5 acres. This cemetery was inventoried 100%, but many old stones are missing...Lothrop Hill Cemetery inventory can be found at the Sturgis Library in the town of Barnstable."

US Library of Congress, control number 07041472, BX7115 .P3 Am. Imp.: Daniel Parker wrote "A Perswasive to make a publick confession of Christ, and come up to All His Ordinances, in particular those of Baptism and the Lord's Supper, and Objections answered, in a Letter to some near Relatives."

Children of Daniel Parker and Mary Lumbert are:

Patience Parker, born 1690.

Abigail Parker, born May 22, 1692.

Experience Parker, born February 07, 1693/94.

Daniel Parker, born February 20, 1694/95.

Rebecca Parker, born April 01, 1698.

David Parker, born February 17, 1700/01.

Hannah Parker, born April 05, 1702.

Samuel Parker, born February 05, 1703/04.

Jonathan Parker, born January 1705/06 in Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Nehemiah Parker, born October 1708.

Mary Parker, born August 15, 1710.

 

3rd Generation

 

Rev. Jonathan Parker, born January 1705/06 in Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony; died April 24, 1776 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was the son of Daniel Parker and Mary Lumbert. He married (1) Ruth Avery September 06, 1733 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony; married (2) Lydia Bartlett July 05, 1748 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

 

Ruth Avery, born July 26, 1715 in Truro, Massachusetts Bay Colony; died May 17, 1745 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony. She was the daughter of Rev. John Avery and Ruth Little.

 

 

www.geocities.com/sdbumpus is the web site for “Ye Olde Burial Grounds for Plympton” which includes the Parker Family.

 

Children of Jonathan Parker and Ruth Avery are:

Ruth Parker, born 1734

Jonathan Parker, born August 16, 1736 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony

John Avery Parker, born December 10, 1738

Elizabeth Parker, born April 06, 1741

Avery Parker, born July 19, 1743

 

 

 

 

4th Generation

 

Jonathan Parker, born August 16, 1736 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony; died September 01, 1822 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Rev. Jonathan Parker and Ruth Avery. He married Abilgail Loring December 05, 1765 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony.

 

Abilgail Loring, born February 16, 1742/43 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony; died March 23, 1840 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Dr. Polycarpus Loring and Mary Breck.

Children of Jonathan Parker and Abilgail Loring are:

Oliver Parker, born August 29, 1766.

Polycarpus Parker, born October 09, 1767 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony

John Avery Parker, born September 25, 1769.

Ruth Parker, born April 04, 1771.

Jonathan Parker, born July 17, 1774.

Parker, born July 17, 1774

Abigail Parker, born August 17, 1778.

 

5th Generation

 

Polycarpus Parker, born October 09, 1767 in Plympton, Massachusetts Bay Colony; died December 22, 1819 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Jonathan Parker and Abilgail Loring. He married (1) Marcy Ellis October 12, 1795 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; married (2) Susannah Bisbee May 05, 1814 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; married (3) Sarah (Faunce) Jackson May 25, 1819 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts.17.

 

17. Susannah Bisbee, born March 22, 1777 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died August 20, 1818 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Esq. Lt. Elijah Bisbee Jr. and Susannah Ripley.

Children of Polycarpus Parker and Susannah Bisbee are:

William Gray Parker, born June 02, 1815.

Polycarpus Parker, born November 04, 1816.

Joseph Avery Parker, born April 01, 1818 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts.

 

6th Generation

 

Joseph Avery Parker21, born April 01, 1818 in Plympton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts; died April 01, 1904 in 384 Cottage Street, New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Polycarpus Parker and Susannah Bisbee. He married Mary Ann Johnson March 27, 1841 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

 

Mary Ann Johnson, born 1820 in Somerset, Bristol Co., Massachusetts; died March 29, 1899 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Welcome Johnson and Mary Luther.

Notes for Joseph Avery Parker, New Bedford City Directories

1841 Joseph A. Parker, housewright, 185 Middle.

1845 Joseph A. Parker, housewright, 99 Smith.

1852 Joseph A. Parker, housewright, 99 Smith.

1897 Joseph A. Parker, 384 Cottage.

1850 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, 99 Smith, Page 400, 24 September 1850. Surname Parker, Joseph A., age 34, house carpenter, Mary A., age 30, Franklin, age 7.

1860 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, Page 518, 13 August 1860. Surname Parker, Joseph A., age 42, carpenter, Mary A., age 31, Franklin B., age 17.

1870 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, 65 Cypress, Page 56, 9 July 1870. Surname Parker, Joseph A., age 50, house carpenter, Mary A., age 49.

1880 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, 65 Cypress, E.D. 109, Page 7-8, 2 June 1880. Surname Parker, head--Joseph A., age 62, ship joiner, wife--Mary A., age 59, son--Franklin B., age 37, machinist.

1900 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, 384 Cottage, E.D. 186, Sheet 9, 7 June 1900. Surname Parker, head--Joseph A., age 83, at home, granddaughter--Mary B. Paul, age 25; 2nd family in dwelling, Surname Parker, head--Sumner W., age 28, electrician, wife--Lilla R., age 28, two chidren born and living, son--Sumer E., age 5, daughter--Ester I., age 3.

Joseph A. Parker appointed guardian of Sumner Wilson Parker of Taunton, b. 21 Jun 1871, Franklin Bancroft Parker of New Bedford, b. 6 Dec 1873, and Mary Bessie Parker of New Bedford, b. 19 May 1875. Probate Court, Bristol County, MA, vol. 250, p. 327 (FHL# 0464512). Probate0005

Three appraisers appointed and directed to report to Joseph A. Parker, guardian of Summer Wilson Parker, Franklin Bancroft Parker and Mary Bessie Parker. Probate Court, Bristol County, MA, vol. 251, p. 435 (FHL# 0464513). Pro bate0006

Will of Joseph A. Parker, dated 11 April 1899, lists three grandchildren, Sumner W. Parker, Franklin B. Parker, and Mary B. Paul. Probate Court, Bristol County, MA, vol. 312, pp. 67-7 (FHL# 1788090). Probate0003

Executors of Joseph A. Parker's will, Franklin B. Parker, Sumner W. Parker, and Mary B. Kane, gave public notice, 20 May 1904. Probate Court, Bristol County, MA., vol 313, p. 585 (FHL# 1788091), Probate0007

Child of Joseph Parker and Mary Johnson is:

Franklin B. Parker, born December 01, 1842 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

 

7th Generation

Franklin B. Parker, born December 01, 1842 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts; died May 11, 1888 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Joseph Avery Parker and Mary Ann Johnson. He married Mary E. White.

 

Mary E. White, born February 22, 1846 in Etna, Penobscot Co., Maine; died February 05, 1887 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Charles F. White.

Notes for Franklin B. Parker:

1850 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, Page 400, 24 September 1850. Surname Parker, Joseph A., age 34, house carpenter, Mary A., age 30, Franklin, age 7.

1860 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, Page 518, 13 August 1860. Surname Parker, Joseph A., age 42, carpenter, Mary A., age 31, Franklin B., age

17.

1870 US Census. No record found.

1880 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, E.D. 109, Page 7-8, 2 June 1880. Surname Parker, head--Joseph A., age 62, ship joiner, wife--Mary A., age 59, son--Franklin B., age 37, machinist.

1880 US Census, Bristol County, MA; Somerset, E.D. 73, Page 16, 11 June 1880. Surname Parker, head--Franklin B., age 37, engineer, wife--Mary E., age 34, son--Sumner W., age 8, son--Franklin B., age 6, daughter--Mary B. age 5, two sons attending school.

Listing in Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, p. 531: Parker, Franklin D. -- 18; enl. May 15, 1861, at New Bedford, for 3 yrs, as 2d Class Boy, credit New Bedford. Served on Recg. Ship Ohio, U.S.S. Dale, St. Lawrence, Beauregard, and Roebuck. Disch. June 1, 1864, from North Carolina, as Ord. Seaman. Name also borne as Parker, Franklin B.

Natioal Archives and Records Administration letter: Parker, Franklin D. enlisted 15 May 1861 at New Bedford for 3 years, rating--landsman, General Service, civilian occupation--mariner, born New Bedford, Mass., age 21, physical description--hazel eyes, brown hair, dark complexion, 5'6".

 

 

 

Deck rating of Boy paid $10 a month in 1864. Dennis J. Ringle, Life in Mr. Lincoln's Navy. ISBN 1-55750-736-8.

Information on ships: Frigate "St. Lawrence", Sloop-of-war "Dale", Bark "Roebuck", Schooner "Beauregard", Dale was ordered to prepare for duty 20 April 1861, commissioned 30 June, sailed 17 July out of Portsmouth. Officers listed for each ship. Admiral David D. Porter, Naval History of the Civil War, Sherman Publishing Co., 1886.

 

Children of Franklin Parker and Mary White are:

Sumner Wilson Parker, born 1872.

Franklin Bancroft Parker, born December 06, 1873 in Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts

Mary Bessie Parker, born 1875

 

 

 

8th Generation

 

Franklin Bancroft Parker, born December 06, 1873 in Somerset, Bristol, Massachusetts; died August 29, 1934 in II or 17 Huttleston Ave., Fairhaven, Bristol Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Franklin B. Parker and Mary E. White. He married Martha H. Dahl October 20, 1897 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts.

 

Martha H. Dahl, born September 17, 1872 in Fall River, Bristol Co., Massachusetts; died April 29, 1948 in Elmcrest Rest Home, Mattapoisett, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. She was the daughter of George W. Dahl and Susan T. Bailey.

Notes for Franklin Bancroft Parker:

1897 New Bedford City Directory. Franklin Bancroft Parker, 384 Cottage, bookkeeper, George L. Brownell & Co.

1880 US Census, Bristol County, MA; Somerset, E.D. 73, Page 16, 11 June 1880. Surname Parker, head--Franklin B., age 37, engineer, wife--Mary E., age 34, son--Sumner W., age 8, son--Franklin B., age 6, daughter--Mary B. age 5, two sons attending school.

1900 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, E.D. 192, Sheet 7A, 7 Jun 1900. Sloppy census taker!--residing at 450 Union, surname recorded as Park, or Parke, head--Frank B., age 26, occupation unreadable, wife--Marthan H., age 27, married 2 years, no child recorded although wife's information showned one born and one living (Milton Ellsworth Parker).

1910 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, E.D. 194, Sheet 12A, 21 Apr 1910. Residing at 378 Cottage, Surname Parker, head--Franklin B., bookkeeper in carriage factory, age 36, wife--Martha H., age 35, married 12 years, two children born and living, son--Milton E., age 10, son--Ralph A., age 4.

1920 US Census--no record for Franklin B. Parker found, 1919 New Bedford directory has him listed at 378 Cottage, 1921 Fairhaven directory has him listed at 17 Huttleston.

Children of Franklin Parker and Martha Dahl are:

Ralph Parker

Milton Ellsworth Parker, born October 26, 1899 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts; died February 08, 1977 in Sherman Hospital, Elgin, Illinois; married Louise Randall Smith July 18, 1925 in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., Virginia.

 

9th Generation

Milton Ellsworth Parker, born October 26, 1899 in New Bedford, Bristol Co., Massachusetts; died February 08, 1977 in Sherman Hospital, Elgin, Illinois. He was the son of Franklin Bancroft Parker and Martha H. Dahl. He married Louise Randall Smith July 18, 1925 in Norfolk, Norfolk Co., Virginia.

Louise Randall Smith was born November 23, 1903 in Tisbury, Dukes Co., Massachusetts, and died March 24, 1987 in Plum Grove Nursing Home, Palatine, Cook, Illinois. She was the daughter of Jesse Smith and Mary Elizabeth Judkins.

Notes for Milton Ellsworth Parker:

 

Education: Graduate, New Bedford Public High School, 1 Feb 1918

B.S. in Industrial Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1923.

1900 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, E.D. 192, Sheet 7A, 7 Jun 1900. Sloppy census taker!--residing at 450 Union, surname recorded as Park, or Parke, head--Frank B., age 26, occupation unreadable, wife--Martha H., age 27, married 2 years, no child recorded although wife's information showed one born and one living (Milton Ellsworth Parker).

1910 US Census, Bristol County, MA; New Bedford, E.D. 194, Sheet 12A, 21 Apr 1910. Residing at 378 Cottage, Surname Parker, head--Franklin B., bookkeeper in carriage factory, age 36, wife--Martha H., age 35, married 12 years, two children born and living, son--Milton E., age 10, son--Ralph A., age 4. Census0053

1920 US Census--no record for Franklin B. Parker found, 1919 New Bedford directory has him listed at 378 Cottage, 1921 Fairhaven directory has him listed at 17 Huttleston.

1930 US Census, Norfolk County, VA; Norfolk, E.D. 112-84, Sheet 23B, 17 Apr 1930. Residing at 2807 Colonial Avenue with father-in-law, Jesse Smith, Surname Parker, son-in-law--Milton E., age 30, technical draftsman, World War I service, daughter--Louise R., age 26, grandson--Brian P., age 8/12. Census0056

World War I Draft Registration, Local Board No. 2, City of New Bedford, MA, serial # 169, order # 1552, 12 Sep 1918. Milton Ellsworth Parker, permanent home address--378 Cottage Street, New Bedford, MA, age 18, date of birth--25 Oct 1899, student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, father--Franklin B. Parker, 378 Cottage Street. See FHL #1674422.

Served as a private in World War I from 9 Oct 1918 to 7 Dec 1918, #4 908 624. Honorable discharge.

 

Photocopy of Application for U.S. Social Security Number. Milton Ellsworth Parker, resides at 116 9th Street, Wilmette, IL, works at Beatrice Creamery Company, 1526 South State Street, Chicago, IL, age 37 at last birthday, born 26 Oct 1899 in New Bedford, MA; father--Franklin B., mother--Martha H. (Dahl). Signed Milton E. Parker on 25 Nov 1936. SS# 320-09-891 2.

Nomination for Charter Membership in Institute of Food Technologists approved Oct 1939.

Milton E. Parker, professor in charge of the food technology program, joined the Illinois Tech staff in April of this year (1948). A native of Massachusetts, he was graduated in industrial biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1923. He was dairy technologist in the Baltimore Research laboratory of the National Dairy Products Corporation for several years and later was quality supervisor in the Danville, IL, plant of the same concern. From 1936 to 1944 he was manager of production for the Beatrice Foods company in Chicago, and from 1944 until his Illinois Tech appointment he was a private food technologist.

Milton E. Parker. Food-plant Sanitation. 1st Ed. 1948.

Parker, Milton E. Elements of Food Engineering. 3 vols. 1952.

Emeritus status in Institute of Food Technology approved, 31 Oct 1966.

Biographical listing: American Men of Science, 11th ed., Physical and Biological Sciences, P-Sr, Bowler Company, NY 1967, pp. 4055-6

Pioneers in Food Science. Volume 1. Samuel Cate Prescott by Samuel A. Goldblith, 1993, pp. 152, 183 mentions Milton E. Parker.

Of Microbes and Molecules: Food Technology, Nutrition and Applied Biology at MIT, 1873-1988, 1995, pp. 146, 168 (Nicholas Appert Award to Samuel C. Prescott presented by Milton E. Parker).

PARKER, MILTON ELLSWORTH Educator, Corporation Executive and Consultant, born in New Bedford, Massachusetts in 1899. Prepared at New Bedford High School and received his BS degree in Industrial Biology. During his undergraduate years, Milton was a member of the Chemical Society. Married Louise Randall Smith of Martha's Vineyard. They had one daughter, Oriana Joy and one son, Brian Prescott, who received his BS degree in Quantitative Biology at MIT. '53. Milton was associated with many food companies in charge of products manufacture, quality control and production development: Walker-Gordon Laboratories Company; Philadelphia Dairy Products Company, Inc.; National Dairy Products Corporation; Beatrice Foods Company; and Sea Products Corporation of New Bedford as President and Director. He was also professor and director of Department of Food Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology from 1948 to 1961 and remained active as a Consultant. He was a registered professional engineer in the State of Illinois. He held sixteen United States and two Canadian patents involving food and animal feed products, chemical products, food processes, chemical processes and control equipment developments of commercial significance. He was author of several articles and more than fifty papers on technical subjects dealing with foods, chemicals and public health and published four books on "Elements of Food Engineering 11 and "Food Plant Sanitation". Milton was a member of the American Chemical Society, Fellow, American Institute of Chemists, American Society of Engineering Education, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, American Society of Animal Science, Illinois Farm Bureau and Sigma Xi fraternity. He resided at Route 2, Box 105, Barrington Hills, IL 60010.

Children of Milton Ellsworth Parker and Louise Randall Smith:

Brian Prescott Parker, living.

Oriana Joy Parker, living.