Son of: Joshua 1765
. Although as a boy in Marietta, he was urged to remain there and take up the study of medicine, yet he accepted a position on a steamboat on the Ohio River and later was an engineer on the ferry boats that plied between Cincinatti, Ohio and Covington and Newport, Kentucky. (Northeastern Historical Society, Vol 86, p. 461)
By 1850, Parker had changed the spelling of his name to Broadwell.
The Newport, Kentucky directory lists Parker as river boat engineer
living at 13 Mayo.
|11 Dec 1809||28 Sep 1884||1 Jan 1846||Mary Bortaine Douglas|
|Marietta, Oh||Newport, Ky||Kenton Co, Ky||b. 24 Sep 1825|
|Name||Birth Date||Birth Place||Death Date||Death Place|
|31 Aug 1847||Covington, Ky||AFT 1893||St. Louis, Mo|
|2.||Louisa Virginia Broadwell||9 Jun 1850||Covington, Ky||2 Dec 1923||Covington, Ky|
|3.||Clarence Calvin Broadwell||4 Nov 1852||Covington, Ky||30 Nov 1904||Newport, Ky|
|4.||Emily Broadwell||15 May 1855||Covington, Ky|
December 27, 1996
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