SALEM CEMETERY, (Little Dry Creek
Road), GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE
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PARKER, Elizabeth, Born 16 Nov 1843 - 17 May 1859, age 15 Years, 6 months & 1 day, daughter of A. (Alfred) W. & Deliliah P. Parker, professed religion 1855 at Salem, burned to death.
PARKER, Frances, Born 11 Aug 1847 - 18 May 1859, age 11 Years, 9 months & 8 day, daughter of Alfred W. & Deliliah P. Parker, professed religion 1855, burned to death. She prayed to Jesus to take her to heaven. She lived 28 hours & died in peace.
PARKER, Rebecca C., Born 25 Dec 1852 - 17 May 1859, Age 6 yrs, 4 months & 22 days, daughter of Alfred W. & Deliliah P. Parker, burned to death.
Complete inscription for next three listings:
SACRED to the memory of three daughters of A. W. & Delila Parker P. PARKER who ware burned to death in their Father's house on the 17th of May 1859.
Elizabeth was born Nov'r 16th 1843 & Professed religion 1855 at Salem. Her aged 15 Years, 6 months & 1 day.
Frances was born August 11th 1847, age 11 Years, 9 months & 8 day. She prayed to Jesus to take her to Heaven, lived 28 hours & died in peace.
Rebecca C. was born Decr 25th 1852, Age 6 years, 4 months & 22 days.
the remains of Elizabeth & Rebecca C. were buried with Frances their sister in one common grave where they rest & sweetly sleep in Jesus we all humbly trust.