Peter Parker & Elizabeth Brown

Sally’s great-great Grandparents:

Peter Parker 1784 – ca 1826 | his parents
& 1805 Elizabeth [Betsy] Brown 1784 – ca 1845 | her parents
of Sarem, Gates County, North Carolina


This is my working hypothesis – the way I see it as of this moment!!


Peter Parker and Betsy Brown were married 19 June 1805
(Gates Co. Marriage Bonds)
Peter Parker, son of James Parker and his wife Judith, was born between the years 1775 and 1784.
First appeared on Gates Co. tax list 1806 on tax list through 1826 showing 52 acres.

23 February 1821–Judith Eure names the children of Peter and Elizabeth Parker, Peter, Wily, James, and Sally E.
Her will was probated August 1823.

Peter departed this life about 1826 Gates Co., N.C.

1827 Theophilus Parker is on the tax list with 52 acres of land.

Elizabeth “Betsy” Brown, daughter of James Brown and his wife Christian Parker, was born between the years 1780 and 1784.

Children of Peter Parker and Betsy Brown:
1. Theophilus Parker ca 1809 – ca 1840
married 5 Jan 1830 Sidney Parker ca 1810 –
daughter of Jesse Parker [s of Robert] and Nancy Ann Brady
a. Sophie Ann Parker ca 1833 –

b. James Robert Parker Apr 1836 – 25 Apr 1914 Gates Co
married 25 Dec 1860 Caroline Harrell d. bef 25 Mar 1885
i. Dawson Parker 22 June 1862 – 18 July 1932
married Mary Addie Perry 3 Nov 1865 – 23 Mar 1940
1. Wesley E Parker Jan 1885 –
2. Edgar J Parker Apr 1889 –
3. Mary C Parker 7 Oct 1894 –
married Button D Jones 12 July 1891- 7 Sept 1929
4. Robert Parker Feb 1898 –
5. others
ii. Elbert K Parker 16 Oct 1863 – 14 Dec 1931
iii. Charles C Parker 29 Dec 1865 – 24 Feb 1924
married 5 Apr 1905 India Mae Eure Aug 1883 – aft 1926
1. Charles Cecil [Charlie] Parker 13 Jan 1906 – 17 Nov 1953 Gatesville
married Ruby Merne Eure 26 Aug 1919 – 4 May 2000
2. Robert Miles Parker ca 1909 – bef 1994
3. Mary Carolyn Parker 25 Feb 1912 Roduco – aft 1994
4. Alton Eure Parker ca 1915 – bef 1994
iv. Lillie Parker 8 Sept 1870 – 26 Sept 1960
married William Scott Wilkins 28 Sept 1858 – 25 Oct 1925
1. Clinton C Wilkins 24 Oct 1892 – 10 Jan 1917
2. Pattie V Wilkins 8 Oct 1898 – 17 Mar 1961
3. Douglas Wilkins 14 June 1914 – 14 Aug 1917
v. Victoria Parker 26 May 1877 – 9 May 1938
married 25 Mar 1885 Mary Virginia Rountree 6 Nov 18 1861 -16 June 1942
i. James Robert Parker Jr 8 Mar 1886 – 8 Mar 1953
ii. Thomas E Parker Mar 1887 –
iii. Evelena Parker Feb 1889 –
iv. Elizabeth [Lizzie] B Parker Feb 1891 – ca 1954 Leflore County MS
married ca 1906 Everett Elisha Byars ca 1989 – 14 children
1. Sam ca 1908 –
2. sister 1910 –
v. Bessie L Parker Aug 1894 –
vi. Annie J Parker Aug 1894 –
vii. Mattie V Parker Jan 1897 –
viii. one other who died before 1900 census
ix. Ivey S Parker ca 1901 –
x. Emmit O Parker ca 1903 –
c. Darwin Parker ca 1839 – bef 1850
Sidney married next Jesse Dunford ca 1817 –

2. Wiley Parker ca 1811 – 1860
Wiley Parker’s personal estate was sold by his executors for $25. He also had a tract of land lying in Gates County bounded by the lands of John Willey Sr, John H Parker, and James Rooks, containing thirty acres or so, Upon which there are several small log houses of but little value. One third of the tract is cleared and in an ordinary state of cultivation. That the land is poore and is worth about the sum of One hundred and fifty dollars, subject as it is to the dower right of Susan Parker, the widow of the intestate.
married 1st ca 1833 unknown
a. Mary E Parker 15 April 1841 – 22 Sept 1910
1900 Census she states she has had 10 children, 5 now living

married 21 Feb 1854 James OrinOrrenNolly Eure 1 July 1834 – 25 Aug 1908
son of Thomas S Eure of Whitmell and Julia Frances Cullens
I. Ella Elizabeth Eure May 1858 – aft 1900
married James Edward Dixon Howell
ii. Patrick Henry Eure July 1861 – aft 1902
married 24 Dec 1884 Annie M Parker July 1869 –
1. Albena J Eure Sept 1887 – f
2. Oscar Hugh Eure 13 July 1890/92 – Dec 1966 NJ
3. Golden B Eure April 1893 – f
4. Eegue F Sept 1897 –
iii. Ida Eure ca 1866 – 1883/86
married 26 Dec 1883 Miles Parker May 1860 –
Miles married 2nd 27 Feb 1887 Ella Pauline Eure July 1869 –
iv. Charles [Charley] Elbert Eure Aug 1873 – 6 July 1945 buried Ahoskie Cem
married 9 May 1906 Lillie Belle Holland 1877/82 Nansemond Co VA – 10 Sept 1964
v. Nollie Edward Eure July 1878 – aft 1957 Roduco
married 15 Jan 1902 Harriet Ann Holland 25 March 1881 – 19 June 1957
1. Clyde Earl Eure 16 Jan 1904 – aft 1956

married Ruby ?
a. Thomas Larkin Eure ca 1920 –
b. Lucy Mildred Eure 8 Aug 1923 – 29 Feb 1992 Portsmouth, VA
married Noah T [Dick] [Jr] Felton
2. Oretha Blanche Eure ca 1908 – 9 Jan 1920 11 yrs.
3. Mary A Eure ca 1909 dy
4. James E Eure 10 Jan 1913 – 10 Aug 1915 age 2yr 7 mo
5. Franklin Ramsdale Eure 22 Jan 1916 – 25 Feb 1951 age 35 yr 1 mo
he never developed, stayed like a baby – cared for by his mother at home
6. Herbert Waddell Eure 9 May 1921 – 15 Sept 1922 1 yr 4 mo 6 days
vi. Lynwood Gurley Eure June 5 June 1881 – 22 Feb 1937
married Mary Jane Felton 7 Apr 1884 – 5 Oct 1974
b. Emma Jane Parker ca 1843 –
c. Cornelius Parker
d. Francis [Frank] Parker
e. Sarah Parker ca 1847 – aft 1 June 1860 d bef Nov Ct 1861?
f. Eliza Parker – d bef Nov Ct 1861?
married 2nd 22 Sept 1849 Mary Susan Jones ca 1826 –
a. B. F. Parker 1852 –
b. James Parker 1855 –
3. Sally Elizabeth (Eliza) Parker ca 1813 –
married 11 Nov 1845 Riddick Cross
a. Sarah [Laura] Jane Cross 12 Dec 1848 – 12 Feb 1917
married Gates Co NC 2 Jan 1867 Elias Hofler/Hoffler
b. Roswell Cross 1852 – Mar 1870 Desota Parish Ward 4 LA pneumonia age 19
c. Elbert Cross ca 1861 – ?
4. James Brown Parker 1814 – 1895
married 1st ca 1841 Miss Brown
married 2nd 27 Dec 1847 Priscilla Hayse (Hayes)
5. Peter Parker 4 Oct 1818 – 15 Apr 1883
married 21 Jan 1858 Elizabeth Ann Hofler 1 Apr 1837 – 23 May 1890
a. Harriet Ann Parker 9 Oct 1859 – 21 Dec 1879
b. Charles Thomas Parker 8 Aug 1861 – Nov 1880
c. Indianna Riddick Parker 4 Sept 1862 – 3 Sept 1924
married 1882 Harrison L Brown
son of Daniel and Louisa Brown
i. Bedford Horton Brown 18 Apr 1884 – 6 Feb 1949 Wecoughton VA

married Marietta Spivey 7 July 1905 – 17 Dec 1971
1. Lois Brown Oct 1926 –
2. Marjorie Brown 1930 –
3. Bedford Horton Brown Jr 1932 –
4. Peggy Brown 1938 –
ii. Lycurgas Edward Brown 1896 – 22 Dec 1966 Suffolk VA
iii. Edgar Harrison Brown 1899 – 6 Feb 1967 Norfolk VA
iv. Minnie Lee Brown 1866 – 14 Nov 1962 Edenton NC
married A D Ward 9 Aug 1886 – 17 Aug 1940
1. Larinda Blair Ward 3 May 1913 –
2. Florence Elizabeth Ward 8 June 1918 –
3. A D Ward Jr 15 Feb 1920 –
d. William Ambrose Parker 7 Sept 1864 – 21 May 1890
e. James Edward Parker 1 Oct 1866 – 30 Sept 1939
married 10 Feb 1897 Elizabeth (Lizzie) A Jones ca 1876-
f. Stephen Arnold Douglas Parker 4 July 1869 – 1 Sept 1948 Norfolk VA
married in Roanoke VA, Florence Burnett 6 Dec 1874 – 25 Dec 1973
g. Julia Etta Parker 20 Jan 1873 – 29 May 1890
h. Sallie Mary Parker 15 Aug 1876 – 22 Jan 1947 Norfolk VA
married 1899 Rach Walter Outland Aug 1876 –
i. Elizabeth Outland 1908
married Bill Wright
ii. Robert Wendell Outland 1914 – Aug 1946 Norfolk VA
iii. Edward Parker Outland 1918 – d. Norfolk VA

i. Louis Claiborne Parker 10 Apr 1881 – 7 Oct 1948 Norfolk VA
married Nellie Almira Waggener 25 Nov 1896 – 3 Aug 1968
she was born Kansas City, MO (Parker Bible)
i. Louis Claiborne Parker Jr. 31 May 1920 Norfolk VA – 20 Aug 1923

ii. Elizabeth Jane Parker 5 Nov 1922 Norfolk VA –
married 13 Nov 1944 Charles Henry Boettner 25 Feb 1924 – 25 Feb 1974
1. Charles Henry Boettner II 23 June 1953 (adopted)
iii. Julia Vernon Parker June 1929 Norfolk VA –
married 21 Aug 1956 Frank Story Pace Jr. 15 Jan 1924
1. Frank Story Pace III 6 Sept 1958 – 27 Mar 1975
2. Claiborne Lewis Pace June 1961 –
iv. Eunice Claiborne Parker 19 Dec 1934 Norfolk VA – 9 Mar 1977 Atlanta GA
married 30 June 1956 George William Fesler Jr 10 Jan 1933 –
1. David William Fesler Dec 1957 –
2. Laura Ann Fesler Dec 1959 –
6. Edwin Parker ca 1821 – Edgecombe Co [in 1850]
on Gates Co tax list 1842 through 1844
married ca 1849 Elizabeth ?

7. John Westley Parker ca 1823 – Pitt Co?
married

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