John Parker (captain)

John Parker (captain)

John Parker (July 13, 1729 – September 17, 1775) was a British farmer, mechanic and soldier who commanded the Lexington militia at the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775.

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John Parker (captain) - Legacy
... JohnParker and his wife, Lydia (Moore) Parkerhad seven children Lydia, Anna, John Isaac, Ruth, Rebecca and Robert ... The Parkerhomestead formerly stood on Spring Street in Lexington ... marks the spot as the birthplace of a grandson, Theodore Parker a Unitarian minister, transcendentalist and abolitionist who also donated two of CaptainParker's muskets to the state of Massachusetts one the light ...

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