Parks Family Collection, 1880-1970 | East Texas Research Center

By Linda Reynolds

Collection Overview

Title: Parks Family Collection, 1880-1970Add to your cart.

ID: A/197

Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet

Subjects: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.), Photographs

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of newspaper clippings from the late 1800's to the early 1900's, identified and unidentified family photos.

Collection Historical Note

Reverend Alfred D. Parks was born April 21, 1823 in Tennessee. He married Sarah Windham and they had three children: Promontory, George Porter and Bellezora . The Parks family settled in Cherokee County, Texas around 1853. Rev. Parks served in Co. D., 17th Texas Calvary during the Civil War. Sarah died on July 30, 1865 and A.D. Parks remarried Emily Jane Martin (b. 1835) and moved with his family to Nacogdoches County. Alfred D. Parks died February 4, 1899 and is buried in Fairview Cemetery in Nacogdoches.

George Porter Parks settled in Newton County, Texas in 1867 and married Mary Farr on January 22, 1874. They eventually settled in Nacogdoches County and were the parents of the following children: George, Alfred, Harriet Jane, Joe, Eugenia Minora, Newell Ford, Alice Janette (Nettie), and Edith.

("Parks, Reverend A.D." Nacogdoches County Families . Dallas: Curtis Publishing Corporation,1985. p. 510).

Subject/Index Terms

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Photographs


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[All]

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Folder 1: Black scrapbook of newspaper articles, 1880-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Black scrapbook of newspaper articles, 1880-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Black scrapbook of newspaper articles, 1880-1920Add to your cart.

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