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Ellen Heskin Parker

January 23, 1779–September 22, 1845

Born at Ribchester, Lancashire, England; daughter of Margaret Watson and Robert Heskin. Died at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Ellen Hesken Parker,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. Church of England, Parish Church of Ribchester (Lancashire), Parish Registers for Ribchester, 1598–1941; Ellen Heskin, Jan. 31, 1779; from original records at the Preston Record Office, Preston, England; FHL microfilm 94019, FHL. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Oct. 2013), Ellen Heskin (Hesken) KWVM-KKW . James C. Taylor and Donna Taylor,  Nauvoo Deaths and Burials: Old Nauvoo Burial Ground  (Nauvoo, IL: Nauvoo Restoration, 1989), 26. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Oct. 2013), memorial no. 68716420, Ellen Heskin Parker; Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds, Nauvoo, IL.