Obituaries - NJ - 1900 - Mrs. Electa (Smith) Parker

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Obituaries - NJ - 1900 - Mrs. Electa (Smith) Parker

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Mrs. Electa Parker, wife of Nelson Parker of Fair Haven, died suddenly of apoplexy, aged 79 years. She was stricken while eating her breakfast and died shortly after noon without regaining consciousness.

Mrs. Parker's maiden name was Smith. She was born near Port Monmouth. She married Nelson Parker about sixty years ago and she had lived at Fair Haven ever since with the exception of two years that she spent at Oceanic. Mrs. Parker leaves five children, fifteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren. The children are Mrs. Francis Little, William T. Parker and Fred Parker of Fair Haven, Mrs. Edward Throckmorton of Long Branch and Mrs. Henry Little of Red bank. The great grandchildren are the offspring of Mrs.Peter Robinson of Red Bank and Mrs. George Miller of New York. She leaves also a sister, Mrs. Mary VanGiesen of Keyport, and a brother, John Smith, who is in the soldiers' home at Kearney.

The funeral was held on Sunday at the Methodist church. Rev. Jabob Leuppie of South Amboy conducted the service, assisted by Rev. John Watson, The pall bearers were George P., Elwood and Forman Smith, Joseph Thompson and Edward Doughty. The body was buried at Little Silver.

Burial record including gravestone photograph

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Nov 21, 1900