James Henry Parks

#1820, b. 18 December 1887, d. 30 December 1981
Father*Leander Parks1 b. Nov 1849, d. 31 Oct 1935
Mother*Queen Victoria Franklin1 b. 7 Jul 1857, d. 12 May 1896
     James Henry Parks was born on 18 December 1887 Arkansas. Note, 1900 has Dec 1885, but every other census matches 1887 as does WWI draft card.

DC has 18 Dec 1886.1 He was the son of Leander Parks and Queen Victoria Franklin.1 James Henry Parks married Clara Bea Willoughby 1910. James Henry Parks died 30 December 1981 at age 94, Name: Parks, James Hen County: Lincoln Death Date: 30 Dec 1981 Certificate: 81-20687 Age: 95 Birth Date: 18 Dec 1886 Spouse: Clara.
     James and Clara had eleven children, Wesley, Juanita, Helen, Robert, Clara, Lillie, Ella, Orval, Pauline, Ina Mae, and Richard.

"I didn't wait until I was 21 ...to file my homestead....I filed my homestead in 1907..."1

Children of James and Clara

Last Edited=25 Feb 2014


  1. [S111] M. Constance Hodges Lords of Themselves: A History of Eastern Lincoln County, Oregon, I (Eddyville, Oregon: Delcon Historical Publications, Copyright 1978).