EFFA JANE RIGG PARKER
Effa Jane (Rigg) Parker was a wife and a homemaker. Effa and her husband, David Parker, were farmers in Rathbone, Lafayette Township, near Breckenridge, Michigan. Effa loved to
crochett, tat and embroider, all of her dollies, sheets, pillowcases and linens were made by all three of these needlework procedures. Effa and David raised their grandson, Leslie Delois Parker after
their son, Owen Parker, died of heart failure at the age of 28 years old. In Effa and David's later years, they moved to their daughters home, Lenna (Parker) Pratt, when their health
declined. They spent a few happy years with their daughter and son-in-law. Effa J. Rigg - Parker died January 6, 1946, she was 82 yrs., 8 months and 26 days old.
Information written and photo's by granddaughter, Effa Jane (Gokee) Amidon
Effa Jane married David H. Parker on 23 December 1880 in St. Louis, Michigan. David was born 16 January 1862. He died 11 January 1939 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan.
Effa Jane and David Parker had the following children:
1. Oren Parker was born 3 November and died 14 November 1926.
2. Lenna Clematis Parker was born 15 October 1883 and died 26 October 1955.
3. Owen Leslie Parker was born 15 may 1886 and died 8 August 1914.
The photo is four generations: Abbie Shaw Rigg - Great Grandmother, Effa Jane Rigg Parker - Grandmother, Lenna Parker Symonds - Mother, and Irene Symonds - daughter.
The Effa Jane Rigg Parker information and photo's from Effa Jane Gokee Amidon, the History of Robert Rigg and Family from 1800 and researched by Jackie Rohde.