John Parker

Born: 6 Jun 1791 in County Down, near Rathfriland, Ireland
Died: 25 Mar 1870 in Dodgeville, Des Moines County, Iowa
Buried: in Old Stone Cemetery, Dodgeville, Iowa (see note 4)


Married: 11 Apr 1815 in Ireland

Margarett McBride

Born: 9 Jun 1792 (see note 5)
Died: 2 Dec 1884
Buried: in Old Stone Church Cemetery, Des Moines Co, Iowa (see note 8)


F Child 1: Annie Parker
Born: 21 May 1829 in Rathfriland, County Of Down, Ireland
Died: 6 Mar 1892 in North of Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa

Notes for: John Parker

From Yellow Spring and Huron: A local history. By J. W. Merrill. Published by author in 1897. Book in Wisconsin Historical Society Library. Pages 134. John Parker came in 1848 and settle on a farm, on sec.33 where he and his wife Margaret, spent the rest of their lives. Their family was already well grown, as we find their daughter Ann married John McKeown the same year they came. The other children were Bown, Sarah, (deceased,) William, Moses, married Mary Shuck, lives at Clearwater, Kansas, Mary lies in Washington; Robert, married Sarah Ping, lives at Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Notes for: Margarett McBride

McKeown Family Bible record, written on back of page for family portraits From Dale Thompson.

There is a listing of births, it states that John G. McKeown 2nd son of Alexander and Rose Glasgow McKeown was married to Annie Parker daugher of John and Margarett Brown Parker Feb 27th 1849.