The Nathaniel Parker Family Bible
of Sumner and Dekalb County, Tennessee
Submitted by Paul E. Foster
This was transcribed from the Bible of Nathaniel Parker born Sumner County TN 3/8/1813 died Dekalb County 7/11/1894, published 1842 and owned at the time of transcription by Ms. Lily Bain of Dekalb County. Copies in possession of Paul E. Foster.
Nathaniel Parker and Mary Ann Martin was married on the 17th of December in the year of our Lord 1835
Robert Alexander Parker was born on the 3rd day of July 1837
Martha Ann Parker was born September 23rd 1839
George Travis Parker was born November the 25th 1841
Amanda Parker was born (faded) 1843
Toby Parker was born March 21st 1845
Mary Matilda Parker was born the 14th April 1847
Abraham Martin Parker was born July 27th 1849
Chartley Nathaniel Parker was born June the 3rd 1853
Dabney Philips Parker was born on the 28th of April 1856
Dallas Parker was born the 28th July 1858
Mallie Parker waas born June 27th 1860
Morgan Parker was born April the 10 1862
Martha Ann Parker deceased this life the 22 day of October 1840
Toby Parker deceased this life on the 30th day of March 1846
Dabney Philips Parker died (faded) August 1856
Mary Ann Parker deceased this life 11th day of MAy 1873
Nathaniel Parker deceased this life July 10th 1895
(NOTE:)Soon after the death of Mary Ann Parker(daughter of Alexander and Patsy MArtin), Nathaniel married the second time to Helen(Bozarth)Smith young widow if Richard Smith, she had two Smith children, a boy Alex who married Mallie Parker the daughter of Nathaniel and a girl Ellen who married Morgan the son of Nathaniel. Nathaniel and Helen had three children, Jinnie who married Felt Pack, Betty who married a Fowler and John"Bunk"Parker who married Stella Yeargan.
Polly Strong Pistole Bing used to eat the feet of the chicken, told Lillie that was what made her pretty.
Paul E. Foster
101 Shawnee Dr.
Scottsville, KY 42164
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