Luther I. Parker

Luther I. Parker

Male 1898 - 1922

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  • Name  Luther I. Parker 
    Born  3 Oct 1898  Whitesboro, Grayson, TX, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  1922  Cumberland Cemetery (Near Madill), Marshall, OK, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died  6 Dec 1922 
    Person ID  I468  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  7 Aug 2008 

    Father  William Parker,   b. Abt 1875, , , MS, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900, Indian Terr., Chickasaw Nation, OK, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Rosa Anna Bass,   b. 22 Nov 1879, , Hinds, MS, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1946, Kingston, Marshall, OK, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1895  , , OK, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F51  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • According to WW I Draft Registration card, Luther was living in Beggs, OK in 1918. He worked as a roustabout for Palar Gasoline Co. Nearest relative is listed as mother, Rosa Luttrell, of Madill, OK.

      DEATH: !Luther was burnied in an oilfield fire where he was working and died from the burns in 1922. Note that birth and death date from LouDean Douthit disagree with dates on tombstone.

      OBITUARY NOTICE: "Died Luther Parker, resident just east of Madill, burned in gas explosion at Beggs, Saturday and died Sunday; Burial at Cumberland."
      Extracted from the "Madill Record" 9 December 1920 source ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ok/marshall/obituary/lparker.txt, web site visited 18 Sep 2002
      [If the date of 9 Dec 1920is correct, that would date the explosion 4 Dec 1920, death 5 Dec 1920 -- not 1922]

  • Sources 
    1. [S95] WWI Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918, (National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. M1509, 4,582 rolls ), Roll 1852064 (Reliability: 3).
      Residence: Beggs, Okmulgee, OK
      Birth: 3 October 1898

    2. [S96] Cumberland Cemetery, Marshall Co., OK,, (Photograph of tombstone) (Reliability: 3).
      Birth and death dates from photo of tombstone.