Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal, Dec. 19,1885
David Parker, an old and greatly respected citizen of this County, died Thursday morning at 3 o'clock in Linden at the residence of his son-in-law, J.P. Kelsey, with whom he has been making his home for many years. Mr. Parker was b. in Butler County, Ohio in 1811 and therefore was 74 years old. He came to this State when he was a young man and lived for many years in Clinton Co, and afterwards in this County. His remains will be taken to Jefferson, Clinton Co, for interment.