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Joel Vannoy's farm, Valley River, Cherokee CO, NC

Family Group of

Willis S. Parker b 12 Apr 1819 Haywood CO, NC d 18 Mar 1905 buried Johnson Greybeard-Willis Parker Family Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
occupation - farmer
military service - Pvt, Company L, under Capt. Isaac Truitt, 1838 Indian Removal
military service - Capt, CSA, Civil War
son of Jonathan Parker & Leona Blythe of Marble, Valley River, Cherokee CO, NC

m ca 1842 TO

Adeline Amelia Vannoy b 18 Mar 1827 Wilkes CO, NC d 20 Aug 1897 buried Johnson Greybeard-Willis Parker Family Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
dau of Joel Vannoy & Elizabeth Elvira St. Clair of Valley River, Cherokee CO, NC

issue:
1(M) John Rufus Parker b 12 Nov 1843 Cherokee CO, NC d 1863 Cherokee CO, NC, CSA of typhoid, buried Willis Parker Family Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m never

2(M) William Benson "Bud" Parker b 8 Dec 1845 Cherokee CO, NC d 14 Apr 1918 Cherokee CO, NC buried Willis Parker Family Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m TO
Clarinda Adams b 1848 Cherokee CO, NC d 1920 Cherokee CO, NC buried Willis Parker Family Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC (Bud and Clarinda were 1st cousins.)

3(F) Louisa Maria Parker b 25 Dec 1847 Cherokee CO, NC d 16 Oct 1914 Cherokee CO, NC buried Peachtree Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m 1874 TO
William S. Arrowood b ca June 1847 - 1850 NC [per censuses] d

4(F) Sophia E. Parker b 28 Oct 1850 Cherokee CO, NC d Dec 1930 Cherokee CO, NC
m 28 Oct 1875 Marble, Cherokee CO, NC by Henry Moss, JP, TO
William A. Witt b 18 Sep 1840 Coker Creek, Monroe CO, TN d 20 Jan 1917 buried Peachtree Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

5(F) Eugenia Vannoy Parker b 19 Dec 1853 Cherokee CO, NC d 1904 Chattanooga, Hamilton CO, TN
m ca 1873 TO
Dr. Julius Manson Greer b 24 July 1851 Fannin CO, GA d 16 Jan 1921 Fulton CO, GA

6(M) Joseph Vannoy Parker b 31 Aug 1856 Cherokee CO, NC d 20 Nov 1930 Cherokee CO, NC buried Willis Parker Family Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC
m TO
Alice Elmira Haigler b 2 Apr 1861 Cherokee CO, NC d 1942 Cherokee CO, NC buried Willis Parker Family Cemetery, Cherokee CO, NC

7(M) Edwin Augustus Parker b 1 Feb 1859 Cherokee CO, NC d 1919 OK Territory, U. S. Marshall killed in a gunfight buried Forest Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, MO
m in Indian Territory, OK TO
Isabelle "Belle" C. Moss b 26 Nov 1861 Murphy, Cherokee CO, NC d1953 buried Forest Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, MO

8(M) Jefferson Davis Parker b 20 Jun 1861 Cherokee CO, NC d 14 Jun 1942 Cherokee CO, NC
m TO
Grace Alice Suddreth b d 19 Feb 1941 Cherokee CO, NC

9(F) Mary E. Parker b 19 Jan 1866 Cherokee CO, NC d 1950 Cherokee CO, NC
m TO
John Waitsel Welch b d

10(M) Jonathan Carl Parker b 6 Nov 1867 Cherokee CO, NC d 1945 Venice, Los Angeles, CA
m (1) TO
Bertha Leece b d
m (2) TO
Evelyn ________ b d

Many thanks to cousins and friends William M. and Betty Palmer who shared much of this data so generously with me! Also, many thanks to Cousin Page (Pearson) Wester, an ever patient and enduring help on this and many lines! Many thanks to Scott Arwood and to Richard Parker for help with this line!

This site is dedicated to the memory of my parents, Tommy and Beulah (Cline) Nipper.

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