|David Loven Parkhurst|
|David was the census taker for his district in 1900.|
When the 1910 Census was taken, "H. L." was living in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK.
When the 1920 Census was taken, David was living at 1128 East Ninth St. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK.
In the 1930 census of OKC, Oklahoma Co., OK, David L., 61, is living with wife Lida A., 61, and granddaughter Bonnie Mae, 8. He owned his home at 936 East Eleventh Street. David was the assistant manager of a retail furniture store.
According to Polk's 1938 Oklahoma City city directory, David was a department manager for Doc & Bill Furniture Co. living with his wife, "Lydia", at 936 NE 11th st.
According to Polk's 1947 Oklahoma City city directory, David was a department manager for Doc & Bill Furniture Co. living with his wife, "Lida", at 936 NE 11th st.
Affectionately known as "Pop" to his family.
David, his son and family, were charter members of the old Maywood Christian Church in Oklahoma City. When it closed, they went to University Place Christian Church where David taught a Sunday School Class.
Senator Mike Monroney was one of the owners of Doc & Bill Furniture Co. He attended David's funeral.
The 20 Aug 1895 edition of the Daily Republican has D.L. Parkhurst, Emery, as belonging to the Macon County Teachers' Institute.
|The 4 Aug 1897 edition of the Daily Republican has listed David L. Parkhurst, Forsyth, 28, and "Elizabeth" A. Smallwood, Land, 26, as getting a marriage license.|
The 19 May 1898 edition of the Daily Republican mentions that Mrs. "Spainhouse" of Lane is visiting her sister, Mrs. D. L. Parkhurst of Forsyth. Also mentioned is that a boy was born to to them on Saturday, May 14. Mrs. "Spainhouse" is Deborah Spainhour, Lida's older sister.
From the 23 Jun 1898 Daily Republican:
"As D. L. Parkhurst was driving home from Decatur Saturday with his family and niece, Maud Spainhour, the horse became frightened and kicked and started to run. Miss Spainhour was kicked above the knee and D. L. was thrown out under the buggy. The horse turned twice, breaking the shafts, one wheel, and other parts, severely injuring Mr. Parkhurst's knee. Neither Mrs. Parkhurst or the baby were at all hurt. The horse then broke loose and ran down the road, but was caught near Richard Gulick's."
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