James L. Parker Dead.
The Clarksburg Telegram., September 13, 1901, page 3
James L. Parker died at his home, 209 Mechanic Street, at 5 o’clock Sunday morning, of inflammation of the stomach, at 68 years of age.
Funeral services were held by Rev. William Anderson Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock and interment was made in the I. O. O. F. cemetery.
Mr. Parker was born in Clark County, Va. He came here from Hagerstown, Md., in 1874.
He was a carriage builder and worked for A. G. Fordyce.
The wife survives him. The surviving children are John W., of this city; Robert, of Parkersburg; Mrs. Ida Preis, of Grafton; James, of Chicago; and Richard, of this city.
Mr. Parker was a consistent member of Goff Memorial M. E. Church and an honorable, upright citizen.