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1856 US IA State Census

Josephine Louise CloseAge: 88 years18261915

Name
Josephine Louise Close
Birth October 10, 1826
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Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990

Name: Josphine L.C. Parker Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed Age: 88 Birth Date: 10 Oct 1826 Birth Place: Conn. Death Date: 2 Apr 1915 Death Place: Davenport, Scott, Iowa Burial Date: 4 Apr 1915 Father: Gilbert Close Mother:

Census 1850 US Fed 1850 (Age 23 years)

Note: Can't find a record for this year.
MarriageLafayette ParkerView this family
about October 1851 (Age 24 years)
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Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992

Name: Josephine L. Close Gender: Female Spouse: Lafayette Parker Child: Estelle Parker Moor

Birth of a daughter
#1
Josephine C Parker
August 16, 1854 (Age 27 years)
Census 1856 US IA 1856 (Age 29 years)
Note: Living with husband Lafayette and family at Davenport, Iowa.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Estelle Mary Parker
November 5, 1859 (Age 33 years)
Census 1860 US Fed 1860 (Age 33 years)
Note:

Living with husband Lafayette and family at Winfield, Iowa.

Brother Theodore is also present.

We also have a 13 year old son, but he would pre-date Josephine.

Birth of a son
#3
Gilbert L Parker
about 1862 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Joel Miller Parker
about 1864 (Age 37 years)
Death of a brotherTheodore Close
August 1, 1865 (Age 38 years)
Burial of a brotherTheodore Close
after August 1, 1865 (Age 38 years)
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Death of a motherLucy Park Hobby
May 25, 1870 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a motherLucy Park Hobby
after May 25, 1870 (Age 43 years)
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Census 1870 US Fed 1870 (Age 43 years)
Note:

Living with husband Lafayette and family at Davenport, Iowa.

She's taking a few liberties with her age here.

Census 1880 US Fed 1880 (Age 53 years)
Note: Living with husband Lafayette and family at Davenport, Iowa.
Death of a fatherGilbert Close
October 13, 1882 (Age 56 years)
Burial of a fatherGilbert Close
after October 13, 1882 (Age 56 years)
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Death of a brotherCicero M Close
June 1, 1883 (Age 56 years)
Burial of a brotherCicero M Close
after June 1, 1883 (Age 56 years)
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Death of a brotherEdwin J Close
April 9, 1884 (Age 57 years)
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Iowa, Cemetery Records, 1662-1999

Name: Edwin Close Birth Date: 1836 Death Date: 9 Apr 1884 Age: 48 Burial Location: Leon, Decatur Cemetery: Leon General Burial Info: row 19 Source: Grave Stone Records of Decatur County, Iowa Page Number: 27

Burial of a brotherEdwin J Close
after April 9, 1884 (Age 57 years)
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Death of a sonGilbert L Parker
April 6, 1885 (Age 58 years)
Note: He had recently spent three years studying at Rutgers University when he went sailing on the Mississippi, downriver from Davenport, Iowa. His best friend Ferdinand V. Rogers, age twenty one, also lost his life in the accident, the result of a gale wind that overturned their sail-boat at night.
Marriage of a childEdwin B MoorEstelle Mary ParkerView this family
January 1, 1889 (Age 62 years)
Death of a sisterCynthia Elizabeth Close
March 22, 1890 (Age 63 years)
Burial of a sisterCynthia Elizabeth Close
after March 22, 1890 (Age 63 years)
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Death of a brotherGeorge E H Close
November 23, 1890 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a brotherGeorge E H Close
after November 23, 1890 (Age 64 years)
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Death of a sisterMary Frances (Frankie) Close
March 19, 1892 (Age 65 years)
Burial of a sisterMary Frances (Frankie) Close
after March 19, 1892 (Age 65 years)
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Death of a husbandLafayette Parker
November 23, 1893 (Age 67 years)
Burial of a husbandLafayette Parker
after November 23, 1893 (Age 67 years)
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Death of a brotherWilliam Gilbert Close
June 14, 1894 (Age 67 years)
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Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995

Name: Wm. G. Close Birth Date: abt 1820 Birth Place: Conn. Death Date: 14 Jun 1894 Death Place: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan Death Age: 74 Occupation: Harness Mker Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Father Name: Close

Marriage of a childFrederick DeWolf CloseEstelle Mary ParkerView this family
February 5, 1895 (Age 68 years)
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Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992

Name: Estelle Parker Moor Gender: Female Race: White Birth Place: Davenport, Scott, Iowa Marriage Date: 5 Feb 1895 Marriage Place: Davenport, Scott, Iowa Bride Previous Husband's Name: Moor Father: Lafayette Parker Mother: Josephine L. Close Spouse: Frederick Dewolf Close

Death of a sisterLucy Caroline (Carrie) Close
February 8, 1897 (Age 70 years)
Burial of a sisterLucy Caroline (Carrie) Close
after February 8, 1897 (Age 70 years)
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Census 1900 US Fed 1900 (Age 73 years)
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Living at Davenport, Iowa.

Recorded as having had 4 children of whom 3 are still alive.

Death of a sisterLeonora E Close
February 21, 1903 (Age 76 years)
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Cook County, Illinois, Deaths Index, 1878-1922

Name: Lenora E Hitchcock Birth Date: abt 1830 Birth Place: Connecticut Death Date: 21 Feb 1903 Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois Burial Date: 24 Feb 1903 Burial Place: Oconomowoc, Wis Death Age: 73 Race: White Marital Status: Widowed Gender: Female

Burial of a sisterLeonora E Close
February 24, 1903 (Age 76 years)
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Census 1905 US IA 1905 (Age 78 years)
Note: Living at Davenport, Iowa.
Census 1910 US Fed 1910 (Age 83 years)
Note: Living at Davenport, Iowa. Living on Own Income.
Death of a brotherJonathan Augustus Close
October 7, 1911 (Age 84 years)
Burial of a brotherJonathan Augustus Close
after October 7, 1911 (Age 84 years)
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Census 1915 US IA 1915 (Age 88 years)

Note: Living at Davenport, Iowa.
Death April 2, 1915 (Age 88 years)
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Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990

Name: Josphine L.C. Parker Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed Age: 88 Birth Date: 10 Oct 1826 Birth Place: Conn. Death Date: 2 Apr 1915 Death Place: Davenport, Scott, Iowa Burial Date: 4 Apr 1915 Father: Gilbert Close Mother:

Burial after April 2, 1915
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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 13, 1817Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
14 months
elder brother
1850 US Federal CensusJonathan Augustus Close
Birth: May 31, 1818Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: October 7, 1911San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, America
18 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
1850 US Federal CensusTheodore Close
Birth: about 1821Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: August 1, 1865Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
4 years
elder sister
1850 US Federal CensusLucy Caroline (Carrie) Close
Birth: about 1824Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: February 8, 1897Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, America
3 years
herself
21 months
younger brother
18 months
younger sister
1850 US Federal CensusLeonora E Close
Birth: about 1829Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: February 21, 1903Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, America
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Family with Lafayette Parker - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about October 1851Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
3 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
1910 US Federal CensusEstelle Mary Parker
Birth: November 5, 1859Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
Death: May 22, 1929Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County, California, America
3 years
son
1870 US Federal CensusGilbert L Parker
Birth: about 1862Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
Death: April 6, 1885Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
3 years
son

Birth

Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990

Name: Josphine L.C. Parker Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed Age: 88 Birth Date: 10 Oct 1826 Birth Place: Conn. Death Date: 2 Apr 1915 Death Place: Davenport, Scott, Iowa Burial Date: 4 Apr 1915 Father: Gilbert Close Mother:

Census 1850 US Fed

Can't find a record for this year.

Marriage

Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992

Name: Josephine L. Close Gender: Female Spouse: Lafayette Parker Child: Estelle Parker Moor

Census 1856 US IA

Living with husband Lafayette and family at Davenport, Iowa.

Census 1860 US Fed

Living with husband Lafayette and family at Winfield, Iowa.

Brother Theodore is also present.

We also have a 13 year old son, but he would pre-date Josephine.

Census 1870 US Fed

Living with husband Lafayette and family at Davenport, Iowa.

She's taking a few liberties with her age here.

Census 1880 US Fed

Living with husband Lafayette and family at Davenport, Iowa.

Census 1900 US Fed

Living at Davenport, Iowa.

Recorded as having had 4 children of whom 3 are still alive.

Census 1905 US IA

Living at Davenport, Iowa.

Census 1910 US Fed

Living at Davenport, Iowa. Living on Own Income.

Census 1915 US IA

Living at Davenport, Iowa.

Death

Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990

Name: Josphine L.C. Parker Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed Age: 88 Birth Date: 10 Oct 1826 Birth Place: Conn. Death Date: 2 Apr 1915 Death Place: Davenport, Scott, Iowa Burial Date: 4 Apr 1915 Father: Gilbert Close Mother:

Burial

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