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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