Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Thomas or William B Parker 1913

Child Dies, of Blood Poisoning. 

DELMAR, Del., May 8, Thomas Parker, the ten-year-old son of T. Edward Parker, died at his home here to-day of blood poisoning. The little fellow was struck with a stick about two years ago by a playmate, and for some months was near death He recovered, however, and it Is thought that he was entirely cured until two weeks ago, when the disease broke out afresh, and the boy was In terrible agony until death relieved him.

from The Wilmington Morning News May 9th 1913

Thomas Edward Parker (1875-1946) and Maggie Ellen LeCates Parker (1881 -1978) were married 20 Nov 1901 in Wicomico County. He worked for the railroad.  Altho the newspaper reported their son's name as Thomas he is buried at St Stephens cemetery as William B. Parker 1903-1913. Buried along side his father and mother. 

above 1917 WW1 Civilian registration card

above 1946

above 1978

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