WCDL 6-11-1891 reports "The widow of William Parker is making improvements in her dwelling house in Parkerville, and generally remodeling the house." West Chester Daily Local News obit 4-18-1895: "After suffering for some days from the results of a stroke of paralysis, Mrs. W. W. Parker, of Parkersville, died yesterday at her home, in her 66th year, thus following her husband, who died about four years ago. She was a sister to Jasper Darlington, of West Chester, and was the mother of several children, all of whom are known on account of their excellent character and enterprising habits. They are as follows: Dr. Elwood Parker, Newbery [Woodbury], NJ, who married a daughter of George Steele, Birmingham, and is the owner of a fine farm at Fairville; John, who is the manager of the home place, and two sisters, Rebecca and Mary, who reside at home. Mrs. Parker was a woman of most admirable qualities, and while her husband was holding responsible positions as President of the Chester County School Directors' Association, an officer in the Agricultuaral Society and other corporations, she was of great assistance to him. Mrs. Parker was a consistent member of Friends Meeting. Funeral from her late residence, Parkerville, Pa., on Seventh day, Fourth month 20th, at 2 o'clock. Carriages will meet trains at Lenape and Fairville. Pallbearers were the three sons of the desceased, Dr. Parker, of Woodbury, NJ, Walter, of Fairville, and John, of Parkerville; also three nephews, Charles Darlington, of Flushing, Long Island; Jasper Darlington, of West Chester; and Jesse Darlington, of Philadelphia."
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