Charlotte Ellen Parks1

#395, b. 27 December 1851, d. 17 June 1897
Father*George Ballard W. Parks2,3 b. 19 Mar 1817, d. 28 Mar 1898
Mother*Cynthia Ann Richardson2,3 b. 11 Aug 1826, d. 28 Apr 1887
     Charlotte Ellen Parks was born on 27 December 1851 Tipton County, Indiana.2 She was the daughter of George Ballard W. Parks and Cynthia Ann Richardson.2,3 Charlotte Ellen Parks married Calvin Mattison Reed, son of Calvin Reed and Alvina Brown, 1 December 1868 Clark County, Washington.4,5 Charlotte Ellen Parks married Henry Laramie Palmer, son of John Henry Palmer and Catherine Nowlin Graves, 12 April 1878 Whitman County, Washington.6
Charlotte Ellen Parks died 17 June 1897 , in Elk City, Lincoln County, Oregon at age 45, "Died at Elk City, Thursday, June 17, 1897, Mrs. Lottie Palmer, with bilious calucli......"; p 49 (6/24/1897)"

This was probably some sort of gallbladder issue.7,8 She died 18 June 1897 at age 45, "Mrs. H. L. Palmer, who has been sick for some time died on the 18th. The remains were taken to Silverton for burial."9 She was buried Miller Cemetery, Silverton, Marion County, Oregon, although she is listed in "At Rest in Lincoln County" as buried in Elk City Cemetery. In Miller Cemetery, near Silverton, Marion County, Oregon, a common tombstone contains the information of her father, GBW Parks, on one side and includes her information on the obverse. A death notice in the Lincoln County Leader, dated 24 Jun 1897, p 4, states, "The remains were taken to Silverton for burial."9 Her estate was probated in October 1898 Probate on Lottie's will occurred in 1898. On 14 Oct 1898, as part of the probate, the following appeared in several issues of the Lincoln County Leader, Toledo, Oregon:
Notice of Sale:
In the County Court of the state of Oregon for Lincoln County.
In the matter of the estate of Lottie E Palmer, deceased.
To Mary A Palmer, Emma Reed, Nettie Palmer, Nellie Palmer, Henry L Palmer heirs at law of Lottie E Palmer, deceased and to the public.
Notice is hereby given that we, Henry L Palmer and Mary Palmer, executors of the estate of Lottie E Palmer deceased above named will on Saturday, November the 11th 1898, at the hour of 10 o'clock a m, of said day in the city of Toledo in said county and state offer for sale at public auction upon the following terms, to-wit: One-third cash in hand and balance on five years' time on good approved security with interest at 10 per cent per annum. The following described real property: The Northeast quarter of the East one-half of section 36, township 11 suth of range 10 west of Willamette meridian, containing 160 acres. Also beginning at a point 600 feet east of the northeast corner of Lot No 7, Block No 9 Jones' addition to Toledo, Lincoln county, thence east 400 feet thence south 230 feet, thence west 200 feet, th' north 30 feet, thence west 200 feet thence north 200 feet to place of beginning containing 2 acres more or less. Also beginning 225 feet east of northeast corner of Lot 7, Block 9 Jones' addition to Toledo, thence east 200 feet thence south to line between B F Jones and F M Stanton, thence west 200 feet thence north 200 feet to place of beginning, all situated in Lincoln county, Oregon.
Dated at Toledo, Oregon, October 10, 1898,
Henry E [sic] Palmer,
Mary Palmer,
Executors

9 Mar 1899, the "Notice of Settlement of Final Account" was filed in Lincoln County. The notice of settlement hearing in the paper 31 Mar set the hearing for 4 April 1899. No further information appeared in the paper.10,11
     She has been called Lottie. As of before 11 June 1870,her married name was Reed. As of 12 April 1878,her married name was Palmer.6 ( Lottie Emily Parks as listed on daughter Nellie Palmer Dunford 's Delayed Birth Certificate. "Lottie Emily Parks Palmer, born in Missouri 27 Dec 1851.")12 She witnessed the probate of the estate of George Ballard W. Parks on 8 April 1898 Marion County, Oregon;
The probate listed:
George B W - noted his will was dated 15 July 1896 and he died 28 March 1898, testate;
Mary A Palmer - Daughter, Executor, Marion County;
Nixon E Palmer - grandson, Executor, age 22, Marion County;
Mary A Palmer - daughter, heir [husband, G W Palmer] age 52;
William W Parkes - son "last heard from at Cheyenne, WY" heir, age 51;
Robert H Parkes - son, Lewiston, ID, heir, age 48;
Caleb A Parkes - son, Colton, WA, heir, age 44;
James R Parkes - son, Concord, WA, heir;
George B Parkes - son, Colton, WA, heir;
Flora A McAlpin - daughter, Kiona, WA, heir;
Mary Palmer - granddaughter (Lottie), Lebanon, OR, heir, age (--?--);
Emma Reed - granddaughter (Lottie), Portland, heir, age 24;
Nettie Palmer - granddaughter (Lottie), Marion Co., OR, Heir;
Nellie Palmer - granddaughter (Lottie), Marion Co., OR, heir.

Weekly Oregonian Statesman (Salem) 15 Apr 1898
Testaments files with the County Court yesterday: Estates of Geo W B Parkes and Joseph Hassing Divided among the Respective heirs.
The last will and testament of Geo B W Parks, whose death occurred on March 28, 1895, was filed for probate yesterday. The will, which bears the date of July 15, 1896, disposes of real and personal property of the value of $5000. The will directs that all the just debts and funeral expenses be paid out of the estate; the reminder of the estate do be divided to the children of the decedent.
Mary A Palmer, aged 52 years, and Nixon E Palmer, aged 22 years are named executors of the will. Thomas Palmer and John English were the witnesses to the testament, and certify to the genuineness of the document. The heirs named are:
Mary A Palmer, daughter aged 52 years, of Marion County, Oregon. William W Parkes, son, aged 51 years of Cheyenne, Wy; Robert H Parkes, son, aged 48 years, of Lewiston, Idaho. The heirs of Lottie E Palmer, daughter: Mary Palmer, aged 26 years, of Lebanon; Emma Reed, aged 24 years, Portland; Nettie Palmer, aged 9 years of Marion county, and Nellie Palmer, aged 9 years, of Marion county; Caleb A Parkes, son, aged 44 years of Colton, Washington. James R Parkes, son, of Concord, Washington; George B Parkes, son, of Concord, Washington; Flora McAlpin, daughter, of Kiona, Washington.
Decedent was 80 years old when the will was made and signed.13,14
(an unknown value.)15

Children of Charlotte and Calvin

Children of Charlotte and Henry

Charts
Berger, Jonathan #3263, b ca 1700 Switzerland or Germany, d PA
Graves, Francis #708 b say 1630 d Aug 1691, Virginia
Nowlan, John # 867, b bef 1580, Ireland, d Ireland
Pinckard, John # 1404 b ca 1642 d 1690, Lancaster County, Virginia
Wade, Edward # 838, in Virginia bef 1746
Beasley, John #2041 b ca 1717 d bt 1781-1782, Buckingham County, Virginia
Bruce, John #403 b ca 1724, Kinnard, Scotland d ca 1752, Orange County, Virginia
Claye, John #1523, b ca 1588, England, d bef 1660, Virginia
Eyres, Joseph # 7329, b 17th century, Virginia or England
Ferris, Richard # 2074, b say 1620 or so, immi 1636, d Virginia
Fuquett, Gills # 3276, d Virginia
Green, Thomas # 2060 b 1700. d Virginia
Hooker, Thomas # 3118 d bef 1637, London
Humphreys, William # 7331, d Virginia
Lewis, John # 2831, b ca 1620, d Virginia
Marston?, Thomas # 2756, No further information
Palmer, John # 1430 b aft 1719 Virginia
Povall, Robert # 409 b 1653, England d 1728, Virginia
Samson, Francis # 3266 in Virginia bef 1700
Wilson, John # 417, b say 1620s, England or Henrico County, Virginia
Woodson, John (Dr.) # 133 b ca 1586, England, d 18 Apr 1644, Burmuda Hundred, Virginia
Bobbitt, William (Captain) # 6079, b 1744, Virginia, d 1817 Fancy Gap, Virginia
Brown, Benonia # 4108, lived in New York
Hardwick, J. # 2729, probably from Virginia mid 18th century
Humphries, George # 2771 b ca 1770, North Carolina, d aft 1850, Kentucky
Parks, (--?--) # 3649, in Maryland bef 1770
Reed, Calvin # 3348, in Michigan before 1835
Richardson, (--?--) # 6104, in Virginia before 1765
Beasley, John #2041 b ca 1717 d bt 1781-1782
Berger, Jonathan #3263
Bobbitt, William (Captain) # 6079
Brown, Benonia # 4108
Bruce, John #403 b ca 1724 d ca 1752
Claye, John #1523 b ca 1588
Eyres, Joseph # 7329
Ferris, Richard # 2074
Fuquett, Gills # 3276
Graves, Francis #708 b say 1630 d Aug 1691
Green, Thomas # 2060 b 1700
Hardwick, J. # 2729
Hooker, Thomas # 3118 d bef 1637
Humphreys, William # 7331
Humphries, George # 2771 b ca 1770 d aft 1850
Lewis, John # 2831
Marston?, Thomas # 2756
Nowlan, John # 867
Parks, (--?--) # 3649
Pinckard, John # 1404 b ca 1642 d 1690
Povall, Robert # 409 b 1653 d 1728
Reed, Calvin # 3348
Richardson, (--?--) # 6104
Samson, Francis # 3266
Wade, Edward # 838
Wilson, John # 417
Woodson, John (Dr.) # 133 b ca 1586 d 18 Apr 1644
Last Edited=26 Feb 2017

Citations

  1. [S140] _____ Parks Family Bible owned by Caleb Parks or wife , Listed as Lotie E Listed as "Family Reckard of Geo. B. W. Parks Family." Was with family items in household of Carl Andrew Parks, Spokane, Washington, 2000.
  2. [S140] _____ Parks Family Bible owned by Caleb Parks or wife Listed as "Family Reckard of Geo. B. W. Parks Family." Was with family items in household of Carl Andrew Parks, Spokane, Washington, 2000.
  3. [S110] Mary Stapleton Lavlor, Excerpts from Lincoln County leader, Toledo, Lincoln County, Oregon (Eugene, Oregon: M. S. Lawlor, 1988), Mary S Lavlor
    2250 Tyler Street
    Eugene, Oregon 97405
    503-484-0009, "Died at Elk City, Thursday, June 17, 1897, Mrs. Lottie Palmer, with bilious calucli......"; p 49 (6/24/1897).
  4. [S9] 1870 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Year: 1870; Census Place: , Union, Oregon; Roll: M593_1288; Page: 390A; Image: 97; Family History Library Film: 552787.
  5. [S220] Western States Marriage Index, online http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm, Groom Last Name: REED Groom First Name: Calvin M.
    Bride Last Name: PARKS Bride First Name: Charlotte E.
    Date: 01 Dec 1868
    County of Record: Clark State: Washington. Hereinafter cited as Western States Marriage Index.
  6. [S348] Washington Marriage Records, online http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/
  7. [S110] Mary Stapleton Lavlor, Excerpts from Lincoln County leader, Toledo, Lincoln County, Oregon (Eugene, Oregon: M. S. Lawlor, 1988), Mary S Lavlor
    2250 Tyler Street
    Eugene, Oregon 97405
    503-484-0009.
  8. [S489] Lincoln County Leader, Toledo, Lincoln County, Oregon, accessable through chroniclingamerica.loc.gov ., June 24, 1897, Image 8, obtained from University of Oregon Knight Library Archives, on-line.
  9. [S489] Lincoln County Leader, Toledo, Lincoln County, Oregon, accessable through chroniclingamerica.loc.gov ., June 24, 1897, Image 4, obtained from University of Oregon Knight Library Archives, on-line.
  10. [S489] Lincoln County Leader, Toledo, Lincoln County, Oregon, accessable through chroniclingamerica.loc.gov ., 14 Oct 1898: 5,2.
  11. [S489] Lincoln County Leader, Toledo, Lincoln County, Oregon, accessable through chroniclingamerica.loc.gov ., 31 Mar 1899: 4:4.
  12. [S200] Delayed Birth Certificate, Nellie Pearl Palmer Dunford #9048 , Oregon State Archives, Salem, Oregon.
  13. [S112] Marion County, Oregon Probate Record , Marion County Oregon Probate Records (Extract/Index) Vol 2 H-Q8 Apr 1898 Probate of Will of GBW Parkes/Parks (File 1787).
  14. [S580] Weekly Oregon Statesman, Salem, Oregon.
  15. [S121] Interview with Nellie Pearl Palmer Dunford (Tucson, Arizona), by Patricia L Dunford, 1978. Patricia L Dunford Files (Patricia L Dunford, 3736 N Tucson Blvd, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, 85716).
  16. [S130] , #8253, Oregon State Archives, Salem, Oregon.
  17. [S74] George B W Parks will (Dated 8 Apr 1898), GBW Parks Probate of Will-File 1787,, unknown repository, unknown repository address. Hereinafter cited as GBW Parks Will.
  18. [S110] Mary Stapleton Lavlor, Excerpts from Lincoln County leader, Toledo, Lincoln County, Oregon (Eugene, Oregon: M. S. Lawlor, 1988), Mary S Lavlor
    2250 Tyler Street
    Eugene, Oregon 97405
    503-484-0009, Died. -- At her home near Elk City, June 10, 1896, of inflamation of the stomach, Katie Palmer, aged nine years and six months.; p 32.
  19. [S101] Newspaper clipping, Lincoln County Historical Society, Newport, Oregon, unknown repository address, In Memory
    Died. -- At her home near Elk City, June 10, 1896, of inflamation of the stomach, Katie Palmer, aged nine years and six months.