Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Laura Francis Parker, 1873-1875
THE HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE GURLEY FAMILY, by Albert E. Gurley (Willimantic, Connecticut, 1897, Laura Francis Gurley was born on September 16, 1873 to James D. Parker and Sarah Susannah Gurley Parker. Little Laura died on her second birthday, September 16, 1875. The Oakland Cemetery interment card for Laura F. Parker states that she was first buried at the Perkins Cemetery, but later was re-interred at Oakland Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio, near her parents' final resting place. Laura F. Parker's great grandfather was the pioneer Methodist minister Rev. William Gurley.