Milton L. Parks

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About Milton L. Parks

MILTON PARKS was born to Thomas Parks and Sarah Martha Woodruff in Lincoln County, Tennessee in 1823 and enlisted in the Mexican War in 1846. After that war closed, he returned home and in 1851 was married to Miss EMILY RAINS. In 1858 he moved to Texas and while in the home of his brother, Felix G. PARKS, in Cherokee County, his wife died and he and his sisters came to Waxahachie, where he lived until the Civil War began. He enlisted for service in his brother's (Capt. WILLIAM W. PARKS) command at Waxahachie and went to the front. In 1866 he located at Weatherford and he engaged in the mercantile business and while in business there, was married to Miss MARTHA CROCKETT, oldest daughter of Col. ROBERT P. CROCKETT in Hood County in November 1867. He lived at Weatherford until 1869 when he moved to Hood County and purchased the home near Fairview on which he resided until his death.

Source: Dallas Morning News Obituary

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Milton L. Parks's Timeline

January 4, 1823
Lincoln, TN, USA
September 14, 1850
Age 27
Sub Division No. 2, Lincoln, TN, USA

1850 U.S. Census. This census lists:

Sarah Parks age 65 (b. ca 1785) in KY
Milton Parks age 24 (b. ca 1826) in TN
Jesse Parks age 21 (b. ca 1829) in TN
Martha Parks age 19 (b. ca 1831) in TN
Aaron Parks age 16 (b. ca 1834) in TN
Sarah Parks age 11 (b. ca 1839) in TN

Age 27
Age 30
November 1867
Age 44
Hood, TX, USA
August 22, 1868
Age 45
Weatherford, Parker, TX, USA
August 22, 1868
Age 45
Weatherford, Parker County, Texas, United States
January 22, 1870
Age 47
Fairview, Collin County, Texas, United States
January 22, 1870
Age 47
Fairview, Hood, TX, USA
November 25, 1871
Age 48
Hood, TX, USA