Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
John G. Parker

   John G. Parker was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Oct. 22, 1836. He was married in Canada, and in 1865 came with his family to Lapeer. In the year 1866 they went to Huron county and located upon 160 acres of government land, and with several others from Lapeer started one of the pioneer settlements of that county. Having lost his first wife by death, after a time he married again, still living at the old home. In 1878 he sold the home and moved to Gladwin county, where he lived up to the time of his death, making for himself a fine farm in Grout township, which he sold a few years ago and moved to a farm which he bought just east of the city. There is left to mourn his death two sons and one daughter by his first wife, also a host of friends and neighbors who will miss him. One brother was in attendance at the funeral.
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Abt Sept 1914
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:5
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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