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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of Joseph Priest PARKER (49) & Mary Elizabeth BARNHILL

119. Libbie PARKER. Born on 20 Jul 1877. At the age of 79, Libbie died in 1957. Resided in Rosebud, Texas in 1916. Resided in Marlin, Texas in 1920. Resided in Rosebud, Texas in 1939.

Libbie first married Charles BARNHILL. Charles died about 1899.

They had the following children:
i. William Parker. William Parker died in 1961.

ii. Howard. Born in 1897. Resided in Rosebud, Texas.

Howard married Irene ?.


Libbie second married William H. BARNHILL. William H. died in 1924. Occupation: Farmer and merchant of Marlin, Texas.

They had the following children:
i. Pete. Pete died in 1958.

Pete married Barbara ?. Resided in San Antonio, Texas.

255 ii. Hattie Mae (1907-1956)
256 iii. Jack Murphy (-1966)
257 iv. Lila (1917-)

120. William Priestly PARKER. Born in 1881. At the age of 62, William Priestly died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 2 Sep 1943. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1926. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1939. Occupation: Clothing merchant in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Will".

On 3 Dec 1903 when William Priestly was 22, he married Myrtle WATSON.

They had one child:
i. Virginia Lee. Alias/AKA: "Pinky".

Never married.


121. Celestia PARKER. Born on 11 Dec 1882 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 56, Celestia died in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee on 24 Dec 1938. Buried in 1938 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee in 1926. Alias/AKA: "Lessie".

Cause of Death: Pneumonia.

On 4 May 1901 when Celestia was 18, she married Judge William Franklin APPLEBY, son of A.R. APPLEBY (1855-1942) & Donie ROBERTS (1858-1896). Born on 22 Jul 1880 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 43, William Franklin died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 28 Feb 1924. Buried in Mar 1924 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Will".

Autobiography: William Franklin Appleby, United States marshal for the western district of Tennessee, with headquarters in Memphis and residence in Lexington, was born on a farm near the latter place July 22, 1879. He is a son of Arcadius R. Appleby, a farmer and merchant, now living in Henderson county, near Lexington. The mother, who bore the maiden name of Mary Roberts, passed away in 1895, at the age of thirty-seven years, leaving two sons: John D., who is federal prohibition director of New York and New Jersey, with headquarters in New York city, prior to which time he was a lawyer of Oklahoma City; and William F. The only living (laughter is Mrs. Elizabeth Hall, who resides near Lexington. The Applebys are an old Tennessee family, coming from North Carolina.

William F. Appleby was reared on the old family homestead, a farm of five hundred and fifty-five acres, which he now owns and occupies. He completed his education in the Normal School at Huntingdon, Tennessee, from which he was graduated in 1900 and in young manhood he took up the profession of teaching, which he followed for several terms. While thus engaged he devoted the hours that are usually termed leisure to the study of law and was admitted to the bar at Lexington in 1901, upon examination before the late Judge John M. Taylor. He then engaged in law practice at Lexington from 1901 until March 29, 1922, when he was appointed United States marshal for the west district of Tennessee by President Harding, taking the office on the 5th of May, since which time his official headquarters have been in the Federal building in Memphis. He had previously filled some public positions, for in Lexington he had served as circuit court clerk for four years, was also county Judge for six years and county trustee for an equal period, resigning the last mentioned position to accept that which he now occupies. In all of his public work he has made an excellent record and especially as county judge be rendered decisions that were strictly fair and impartial, his record reflecting credit upon the judicial history of the state. He is still a member of the Tennessee State Bar Association and is highly esteemed by his contemporaries at the bar.

On the 5th of May, 1902, Mr. Appleby was united in marriage to Miss Lessie Parker, a daughter of J. P. Parker, a retired merchant of Wildersville, Tennessee. Mrs. Appleby is a graduate of the Methodist Female Institute at Jackson, Tennessee, and by her marriage has become the mother of four children: John, who was accidentally killed at the age of fourteen years; Chester, Mary Beth and Joe, aged, respectively, nineteen, fourteen and twelve years and all are attending school. Fraternally Mr. Appleby is a Mason and his religious faith is that of the Christian church. His political allegiance has always been given to the republican party and he was a delegate to the national convention in Chicago in 1920, being the first of the Tennessee delegates to vote for Warren C. Harding for the presidency. It is his habit to study thoroughly and carefully to consider any vital question which he is called upon to settle and his aid and influence are always on the side of progress, reform and improvement, His entire life has been actuated by high and honorable principles and worthy motives and all who know him entertain for him respect and high esteem because of the honorable life he has lived and the excellent work he has accomplished as a factor in society


They had the following children:
258 i. James Chester (1902-1953)
ii. John. Born on 2 Apr 1904 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 14, John died in Henderson County, Tennessee in Aug 1918. Buried in Aug 1918 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


iii. Joe A.. Born in 1908 in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 59, Joe A. died on 2 Jan 1967. Occupation: Attorney.

Joe A. married Grace NORMAN.

iv. Mary Beth.


122. Doctor Samuel Thompson PARKER. Born on 20 Dec 1886. At the age of 70, Samuel Thompson died on 2 Jul 1957.

World War I Army Captain, physician and surgeon of Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee.

Samuel Thompson married Elizabeth ADAMS. Born on 26 Nov 1896 in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

They had the following children:
259 i. Samuel T. (1923-)
260 ii. Joseph Hendreck

123. John Albert PARKER. Born on 26 Nov 1888. At the age of 69, John Albert died on 26 May 1958. Buried in 1958 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1939. Occupation: Farmer and grocery merchant, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 9 Aug 1911 when John Albert was 22, he married Effie ROSSER, daughter of James W. ROSSER (1858-1924) & Mary Frances BLOUNT (1858-1950), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 24 Aug 1885. At the age of 92, Effie died on 26 Sep 1977. Buried in 1977 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
i. James Howard. Born on 27 Jan 1914. At the age of 22, James Howard died in Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee on 13 May 1936. Buried in 1936 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

No issue.


124. George Cass PARKER. Born on 24 Apr 1891 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 48, George Cass died in Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jun 1939. Buried in 1939 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Occupation: Farmer.


On 29 Oct 1909 when George Cass was 18, he married Jeffie ROSSER, daughter of James W. ROSSER (1858-1924) & Mary Frances BLOUNT (1858-1950), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in 1893. At the age of 87, Jeffie died in 1980. Buried in 1980 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
261 i. James Mathon (1912-)
262 ii. George Thomas (1915-1987)
263 iii. Edward Rosser (1917-1975)
264 iv. Mary Elizabeth (1924-)

125. Mary Grace PARKER. Born on 22 Oct 1901. At the age of 79, Mary Grace died in 1981. Buried in 1981 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920. Resided in Bruceton, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1926. Resided in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1939. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

On 30 Jan 1921 when Mary Grace was 19, she married Frank S. CROCKETT. Born on 18 Nov 1897. Buried in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Infant. Born in 1921. Infant died in 1921.

265 ii. Max Parker (1922-)
266 iii. William Franklin (1924-1972)
267 iv. Joe David (1941-)

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