Elias L. Parker

Elias L. Parker was born in Massachusetts, 1830, crossed the plains to California with oxen in 1850. Has been one of the enterprising men of the county, was actively engaged in mining and farming for many years. Is owner of the Little Weber ditch, built in 1852. Erected the brick building now used as an Academy in Placerville. Resides three miles southeast of Placerville. Is a member of the Pioneer Association at Placerville.

The History of El Dorado County, California by P. Sioli, page 260

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