Henry C Parks

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Henry C Parks
b: 26 Sep 1878
d: 11 Jul 1957
Biography
Married Alva sometime between 1920-1930.

Alva died in 1935 and her death certificate shows Henry as a spouse, but lists her as divorced. They must have divorced sometime between the 1930 Census, and the date of her death in 1935. She is buried in Llano Cemetery as Alva Cecil Martyr.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - JULY 12, 1957
HENRY C. PARKS
Henry C. Parks, 78, of 311 East 4th St., died at 6:10 p.m. Thursday. He was a retired shipyard worker and had lived in Texarkana about four months after moving here from Pacific Grove, Calif. He was a member of the First Methodist Church of Pacific Grove. Mr. Parks is survived by his wife, Edith E. Parks; one brother, J.T. Parks, of Texarkana; one sister, Nancy Alice Mathews of San Bernardino, Calif.; and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.The body will remain at the East Funeral Home until completion.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - JULY 13, 1957
HENRY C. PARKS
Funeral services for Henry C. Parks, 78, of 311 East 4th Street, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the East Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. W.H. Hinsley, retired Baptist minister of Hot Springs, officiating. Pallbearers will be Worth C. Gibson, Jr., Guy A Hughes, Sam H. Ball, Jr., Ernest Autrey, A.P. Pharr, Jr., and W.J. Parks. Mr.Parks died at 1:10 p.m. Thursday. He was a retired shipyard worker and had lived in Texarkana about four months after moving here from Pacific Grove, Calif.

Facts
  • 26 Sep 1878 - Birth - ; Willow, Dallas Co., Arkansas
  • 12 Jul 1957 - Burial - East Memorial Gardens ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 11 Jul 1957 - Death -
  • 1927 - Residence - From City Directory ; Amarillo, Texas
  • 1 Apr 1940 - Residence - Living together: Henry C Parks (Head,61,Farmer), Edith Parks (Wife,47), Nancy Mathews (Si ; Salem, Saline Co., Arkansas
  • 1930 - Residence - ; San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas
  • 12 Sep 1918 - Residence - From WWI Draft Card ; Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1920 - Residence - Living together: John T (43,Widowed,Promoter Oil), William (4,Son), Henry (41,Brother,Pro ; Blackwell Ward 3, Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1942 - Residence - ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1880 - Residence - Living together: John (54,Head,Farmer), Jane (32,Wife,Keeps House), Wona (11,Dau,AssistsKe ; Smith, Dallas, Arkansas, United States
  • 1910 - Residence - Living together: John (81,Head,Farmer), Jane (64,Wife), Henry (30,Son,Laborer), Mary (25, ; Smith, Dallas, Arkansas
  • 1927 - Residence - From City Directory ; Amarillo, Texas
  • 1 Apr 1940 - Residence - Living together: Henry C Parks (Head,61,Farmer), Edith Parks (Wife,47), Nancy Mathews (Si ; Salem, Saline Co., Arkansas
  • 1930 - Residence - ; San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas
  • 12 Sep 1918 - Residence - From WWI Draft Card ; Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1920 - Residence - Living together: John T (43,Widowed,Promoter Oil), William (4,Son), Henry (41,Brother,Pro ; Blackwell Ward 3, Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1942 - Residence - ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 1880 - Residence - Living together: John (54,Head,Farmer), Jane (32,Wife,Keeps House), Wona (11,Dau,AssistsKe ; Smith, Dallas, Arkansas, United States
  • 1910 - Residence - Living together: John (81,Head,Farmer), Jane (64,Wife), Henry (30,Son,Laborer), Mary (25, ; Smith, Dallas, Arkansas
Ancestors
   
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John D Parks
Sep 1829 - 22 Dec 1916
  
  
  
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Henry C Parks
26 Sep 1878 - 11 Jul 1957
  
 
  
Rev. John James Triggs
12 July 1794 - 20 Dec 1856
 
 
Jane Matilda Triggs
19 Aug 1845 - 11 Sep 1913
  
  
  
Nancy Allen
21 Sep 1821 - 6 Sep 1863
 
Descendancy Chart
Henry C Parks b: 26 Sep 1878 d: 11 Jul 1957
Alva Cecil Darnell b: 19 Apr 1890 d: 7 Jun 1935
Edith E. Kemp b: 23 Aug 1892 d: 19 Aug 1968
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John D Parks
BirthSep 1829North Carolina, USA
Death22 Dec 1916
Marriage4 Jun 1865to Jane Matilda Triggs at Jackson County, Florida, USA
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Jane Matilda Triggs
Birth19 Aug 1845Georgia, USA
Death11 Sep 1913
Marriage4 Jun 1865to John D Parks at Jackson County, Florida, USA
FatherRev. John James Triggs
MotherNancy Allen
CHILDREN
MHenry C Parks
Birth26 Sep 1878Willow, Dallas Co., Arkansas
Death11 Jul 1957
Marriageto Alva Cecil Darnell
Marriage3 Aug 1937to Edith E. Kemp at Garland Co., Arkansas
FWona Wan Parks
Birth12 Apr 1869Arkansas
Death15 Jan 1919
Marriage15 Jan 1893to James Monroe Mann at Dallas Co., Arkansas
FMary Moore Parks
Birth8 Aug 1883Arkansas
Death21 Jan 1921
FNancy Alice "Nannie" Parks
Birth8 Mar 1872Arkansas
Death3 Feb 1962Alameda, California
Marriage28 Nov 1895to Payton V Mathews at Dallas County, Arkansas
MFrank E Parks
Birth11 Aug 1888
Death26 Sep 1897
MJohn Triggs Parks
Birth6 Feb 1876Willow, Dallas Co., Arkansas
Death5 Nov 1966Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Marriageto Missie C Sweatt
Marriage28 Jul 1914to Helen A Roleke D.O. at Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Henry C Parks
Birth26 Sep 1878Willow, Dallas Co., Arkansas
Death11 Jul 1957
Marriageto Alva Cecil Darnell
Marriage3 Aug 1937to Edith E. Kemp at Garland Co., Arkansas
FatherJohn D Parks
MotherJane Matilda Triggs
PARENT (F) Alva Cecil Darnell
Birth19 Apr 1890
Death7 Jun 1935 Hutchinson, Texas
Marriageto Martyr
Marriageto Henry C Parks
FatherGeorge Washington Darnell
MotherJulia Hardcastle
CHILDREN
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Henry C Parks
Birth26 Sep 1878Willow, Dallas Co., Arkansas
Death11 Jul 1957
Marriageto Alva Cecil Darnell
Marriage3 Aug 1937to Edith E. Kemp at Garland Co., Arkansas
FatherJohn D Parks
MotherJane Matilda Triggs
PARENT (F) Edith E. Kemp
Birth23 Aug 1892Texas
Death19 Aug 1968 Hot Springs National Park, Garland Co., Arkansas
Marriage3 Aug 1937to Henry C Parks at Garland Co., Arkansas
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
Evidence
[S-2122898309] 1910 United States Federal Census
[S-2122910945] 1880 United States Federal Census
[S-2115025627] U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
[S-2122898349] 1920 United States Federal Census
[S-2124090386] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
[S-2123735284] 1930 United States Federal Census
[S-1785964978] 1940 United States Federal Census
[S-1773796865] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 (Beta)

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