John Triggs Parks

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John Triggs Parks
b: 6 Feb 1876
d: 5 Nov 1966
Biography
TEXARKANA GAZETTE, SUNDAY NOVEMBER 6, 1966
JOHN T. PARKS TAKEN BY DEATH
John Triggs Parks, 90, of 406 Walnut St., a retired oilman and farmer, died at 3 p.m. Saturday in a Texarkana nursing home. Born Feb 6,1876, in Willow, Ark., he had lived in Texarkana for the past 36 years after moving from Amarillo, Texas. He was a member of the First Methodist Church, Texarkana, Ark. Survivors include one son, William J. Parks of Texarkana; a granddaughter, Mrs. Mary Helen Higginbotham of Texarkana; and a great-grandson, John Parks Higginbotham ofTexarkana. Funeral services are pending at Texarkana Funeral Home.

TEXARKANA GAZETTE, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1966
JOHN TRIGGS PARKS
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel for John Triggs Parks, 90, of 406 Walnut St., a retired oilman and farmer who died Saturday in a Texarkana nursing home. The Rev. James T. Garrett will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Earnest Autrey, Patrick N.Reeves, A.T. Farr, Jr., Arch Smith, Charles Seedle and Earl Higginbotham. Honorary pallbearers will be Alex Sanderson, HarveThomas, Harold Beck, Shearly Crank, Boyce B. Lanier Sr., Leroy Autrey, James G. Collins, A.P. Cox, E.A. Morris, Sam Ball Jr., Stewart Hunt, Dallas Stone, Henry H. Briley, Henry Hurst, George Christman, Lynn Farr, Paul R. Robinson, and other friends of the family.

Facts
  • 6 Feb 1876 - Birth - ; Willow, Dallas Co., Arkansas
  • 6 Nov 1966 - Burial - East Memorial Gardens ; Texarkana, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 5 Nov 1966 - Death - ; Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Amarillo, Potter, Texas
  • 1 Apr 1940 - Residence - ; Garland, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 12 Sep 1918 - Residence - From WWI Draft Card ; Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1880 - Residence - Living together: John (54,Head,Farmer), Jane (32,Wife,Keeps House), Wona (11,Dau,AssistsKe ; Smith, Dallas, Arkansas, United States
  • 1920 - Residence - Living together: John T (43,Widowed,Promoter Oil), William (4,Son), Henry (41,Brother,Pro ; Blackwell Ward 3, Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1910 - Residence - Lived in a boarding house. ; Ponca Ward 1, Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1930 - Residence - ; Amarillo, Potter, Texas
  • 1 Apr 1940 - Residence - ; Garland, Miller Co., Arkansas
  • 12 Sep 1918 - Residence - From WWI Draft Card ; Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1880 - Residence - Living together: John (54,Head,Farmer), Jane (32,Wife,Keeps House), Wona (11,Dau,AssistsKe ; Smith, Dallas, Arkansas, United States
  • 1920 - Residence - Living together: John T (43,Widowed,Promoter Oil), William (4,Son), Henry (41,Brother,Pro ; Blackwell Ward 3, Kay, Oklahoma
  • 1910 - Residence - Lived in a boarding house. ; Ponca Ward 1, Kay, Oklahoma
Ancestors
   
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John D Parks
Sep 1829 - 22 Dec 1916
  
  
  
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John Triggs Parks
6 Feb 1876 - 5 Nov 1966
  
 
  
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
John Triggs Parks b: 6 Feb 1876 d: 5 Nov 1966
Missie C Sweatt b: 23 Mar 1881 d: 8 Aug 1966
Helen A Roleke D.O. b: 10 Aug 1890 d: 10 Sep 1915
William John Parks b: 5 Sep 1915 d: 23 Sep 1978
Mary Virginia Ball b: 24 May 1913 d: 29 Nov 2007
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) John Triggs Parks
Birth6 Feb 1876Willow, Dallas Co., Arkansas
Death5 Nov 1966 Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Marriageto Missie C Sweatt
Marriage28 Jul 1914to Helen A Roleke D.O. at Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri
FatherJohn D Parks
MotherJane Matilda Triggs
PARENT (F) Missie C Sweatt
Birth23 Mar 1881Shady Grove, Jones Co., Mississippi
Death8 Aug 1966 Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Marriageto John Triggs Parks
FatherWilliam Thomas Sweatt
MotherNancy Cornelia Crossley
CHILDREN
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) John Triggs Parks
Birth6 Feb 1876Willow, Dallas Co., Arkansas
Death5 Nov 1966 Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas
Marriageto Missie C Sweatt
Marriage28 Jul 1914to Helen A Roleke D.O. at Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri
FatherJohn D Parks
MotherJane Matilda Triggs
PARENT (F) Helen A Roleke D.O.
Birth10 Aug 1890Bethany, Harrison Co., Missouri
Death10 Sep 1915 Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri
Marriage28 Jul 1914to John Triggs Parks at Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri
FatherHeinrich Friedrich Wilhelm (William) Roleke
MotherAnna A Schultze
CHILDREN
MWilliam John Parks
Birth5 Sep 1915Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri
Death23 Sep 1978North Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas
Marriage02 Feb 1935to Mary Virginia Ball at Marshall, Harrison Co., Texas
Evidence
[S-2122898309] 1910 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898349] 1920 United States Federal Census
[S-2122898470] Social Security Death Index
[S-2126493404] Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
[S-2122910945] 1880 United States Federal Census
[S-2124090386] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
[S-1792725791] Web: Arkansas, Find A Grave Index, 1819-2011
[S-1785964978] 1940 United States Federal Census
[S-2123735284] 1930 United States Federal Census
[S-2122911199] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000

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