Elmer Vernon Parks1,2

#8151, b. 13 August 1891, d. 14 November 1918
Father*George Benton Parks1 b. 1 Oct 1863, d. 10 Jan 1922
Mother*Elizabeth Rebecca Whiteley1 b. 15 Nov 1869, d. 14 Sep 1944
     Elmer Vernon Parks was born on 13 August 1891 Lewiston, Idaho.1,2 He was the son of George Benton Parks and Elizabeth Rebecca Whiteley.1 Elmer Vernon Parks died 14 November 1918 , in Toppenish, Yakima County, Washington at age 273 and was buried Plot: Div 1, Row 25, Lot 145, Grave 8, Normal Hill Cemetery, Lewiston, Nez Perce County, Idaho.4
      On his WW I Draft Registration Card, Elmer reports that he is the support of his mother. He is a farmer for Waether Bros, on the Yakima Reservation.
He is tall and slender, grey eyes, light hair.2
Last Edited=3 Sep 2015


  1. [S254] 1900 US Census Population Schedule, Washington, District of Columbia, US National Archives, Census Place: Colton, Whitman, Washington; Roll: 1753; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0096; FHL microfilm: 1241753.
  2. [S311] World War I Draft Registration Cards 1917-1918 (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com).
  3. [S350] Washington State Digital Archives, online http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/default.aspx, Da Reference Number: Image Number: 1682 Document Number: 22 Document Reference Id: 309.
  4. [S419] FindAGrave, online FindAGrave.com, FFind A Grave Memorial# 127717248.