Person Sheet

Name: Francis Edward “Ed” Park 1, G Grandfather
Birth: 7-31-1876, McDonough Co, IL
Death: 11-18-1938, White Cloud, Doniphan Co, KS Age: 62
Burial: Olive Branch Cemetary, White Cloud, KS
Residence: White Cloud
Occupation: Farmer
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Father: Francis Marion Park (1850-1922)
Mother: Margaret Elizabeth Crane (1847-1918)
Spouses:
Spouse 1: Samantha Ellen Hawkins 1, G Grandmother
Birth: 3-4-1880, Antwerp, Paulding Co, OH
Death: 7-14-1949, St. Joseph, Buchanan Co, MO Age: 69
Burial: Olive Branch Cemetary, White Cloud, KS
Residence: White Cloud
Occupation: Housewife
Father: William Hawkins (1851-)
Mother: Matilda Sines (1856-1882)
Marriage: 12-23-1896, White Cloud, Doniphan Co, KS
Children: Benjamin Paul (1897-1974)
  Albert Lawrence (1900-1975)
  Samuel Asa (1903-1981)
  Lavirus Edward "Bus" (1913-1981)
  George Woodrow (1918-1996)
Notes for Francis Edward “Ed” Park
Ed was a noted collector and archeologist of Native American artifacts. He was a life-time member of both the Kansas and Nebraska State Historical Societies and a member of the International Society of Archeologists and Ethnologists. Among his discoveries was the Leary site between White Cloud and Rulo where the Nebraska Historical Society did considerable excavation in 1935 and which was mentioned in the journal of the Lewis and Clark expedition. His collection of artifacts was extensive.

Ed was a deacon of the White Cloud Community Church and served as Chairman of the Offical Board. He was Democratic Precinct Committeeman. He served 25 years as a member of the Arnold School Board. He was a Mason and member of the Modern Woodmen.

He ran as a Democratic candidate for Sherrif of Doniphan County, Kansas but did not win. Ed was a farmer.
Notes for Samantha Ellen (Spouse 1)
Was raised by her aunt Jane Sines Bell and her husband Lavirus after her mother died when she was two from TB.

May have had several miscarriages explaining the large age gap between sons.
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