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Henry White Parker

Henry White Parker

Male 1867 - 1900  (32 years)

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  • Name Henry White Parker 
    Born 18 Jul 1867  Williamstown, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jun 1900 
    Person ID I38511  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Sylvanus Parker,   b. Abt 1829, Lexington, New York, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1896  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Julia Ann White,   b. Abt 1834, Ashland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F29578  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Claritta Mary Seamans,   b. 23 Oct 1866,   d. 24 Apr 1946  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1891 
    • Newspaper Article - Thursday, June 4, 1891 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Invitations have been issued by Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Seamans to attend the marriage of their youngest daughter, Miss M. Ritta, and Mr. Henry Parker, of Syracuse. The happy event is looked forward to by many friends with pleasurable anticipation. It will occur June 10th.

      Newspaper Article - Thursday, June 18, 1891 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - A Pleasant Wedding - In response to invitations duly issued, a large number of guests assembled at the handsome residence of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Seamans, in this village, Wednesday, June 10th, at 5 p.m., to witness the nuptials of Henry W. Parker, of Syracuse, and Miss M. Ritta Seamans, youngest daughter of the parties named. The day was beautiful and the guests were merry. At the appointed hour, Rev. Bramley, standing under an arch of flowers, awaited the bridal party. Miss Carrie Allen presided at the organ, soon the groomsman, Mr. J. G. Caldwell, of Watertown, and the bridesmaid, Miss Minnie Seamans, sister of the bride, appearing, led the way followed by the bride and groom. The bridal party stood beneath a bell of flowers while the words that made the young people husband and wife were impressively spoken. Hearty congratulations followed from nearly one hundred guests and these were supplemented by a sumptuous repast of four courses that was nicely served and greatly enjoyed. There were many beautiful presents of china and silver, gifts of art, etc. Noticeably among them was a highly complementary letter, containing a check for $25, from Dey Brothers, with whom Mr. Parker holds a responsible position. The employees in that establishment presented a handsome sideboard. Mr. and Mrs. Parker our young people of most excellent reputation and they are the recipients of universal good wishes from all in their wide circle of acquaintances. May the future, which opens so brightly before them, never be over clouded. Their home will be in Syracuse.

      Newspaper Article - Thursday, June 18, 1891 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Married - In this village, June 10, 1891, at the residence of the bride's father, G. W. Seamans, by Rev. A. Bramley, Mr. Henry W. Parker, of Syracuse, and Miss M. Ritta Seamans.
     1. Edward Seamans Parker,   b. 17 Apr 1896, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1949, Pulaski, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)  [natural]
     2. Clayton Sylvanus Parker,   b. 10 May 1893,   d. 20 Oct 1918  (Age 25 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F14315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • June 22, 1900 - Henry W. Parker, age 32 years, 11 months, 4 days, Married, Clerk, born in Williamstown, New York, resided in Richland Township 2 months, Son of Sylvanus Parker born in Lexington, New York, and Julia Ann White born in Ashland, New York.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, June 27, 1900 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Henry White Parker - In the death of Henry W. Parker, which occurred in this village, Friday afternoon at 5:45, a life of promise and usefulness was closed. Mr. Parker was born in the village of Williamstown, July 18, 1867. When five years of age he came to this village with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sylvanus Parker, and he resided until September, 1887, when he went to Syracuse and entered the employ of Dey Brothers & Company, remaining in their employee until last January, when failing health made it necessary for him to lay aside the duties which he had so faithfully performed over twelve years. While a resident of this village Mr. Parker grew into the affection of a large circle of friends and when he went to the city he was not forgotten. His position gave him ample opportunity to assist many in the search for places and material which shoppers from his old home found difficulty in finding and in that way he strengthened friendship and gained opportunity to satisfy his great desire to be helpful. For seven years he was one of the most faithful floor walkers, the duties of which position he seemed eminently fitted to meet. He was later in the office as bookkeeper and when health seem to be giving away the firm gave him an outdoor position which he held to the close of his service there. June 9, 1891, Mr. Parker was married to Miss M. Ritta Seamans, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Seamans, of this village. The union was blessed with two sons, Clayton, who is now seven years, and Edward, aged four. Besides the widow and sons, Mr. Parker is survived by his mother, one sister, Miss Minnie Parker, a brother, Mr. Fred Parker, of Syracuse, and a brother, Mr. Edward Parker, of Mexico. Since the beginning of his decline Mr. Parker has tried the efficacy of the mountain air, returning the last time from Saranac Lake early in May, after a three months sojourn there, but the certain sting of consumption had so poisoned his body no earthly aid could cope with its power, yet with hope and courage he battled to the last hours, yielding not until strength was too small to serve him further; it was then that he responded to the call of the Master and left the wasted form of clay to enter the tenement of everlasting endurance to be with Him whose promises never failing, "Come unto me and I will give you rest." Mr. Parker embraced Christian faith and took the first steps towards church membership last fall. While here, in youth, he was a regular attendant of the Congregational church and Sunday school. The funeral services were held from the residence, On North street, Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. B. Felt, pastor of the Congregational church officiating. The Masonic burial service was recited at the grave by Mr. Oron V. Davis, master of Pulaski Lodge No. 415, of which Mr. Parker was a member. Friends from out of town, present were Mrs. Parker, Miss Minnie Parker, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parker, Mrs. Parsons, Mrs. Peckham, Messrs. Todd, Post and Arnold, of Syracuse; the three last named were former associates in Dey Brothers, store. Mr. and Mrs. William West, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Wart, Sandy Creek; Mr. E. G. Potter, Miss Helen Potter, Orwell; Miss Harriet L. Seamans, Altmar; Mr. and Mrs. H. A. White, Miss White and Mr. Curtis White, Williamstown. The floral tributes were beautiful and abundant. The clerks in Dey's sent a floral monument which was a creation of rare beauty and most fittingly emphasized the esteem in which they held their departed associate and friend.