When Lucy Ann Packer was born on 5 July 1844, in Bald Eagle Township, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Isaac DesChamps Packer Sr., was 25 and her mother, Lavina C. Carskaddon, was 22. She married Ephraim J French in 1865. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cass Township, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States in 1926. She died in 1926, in Britton, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.
English: probably an occupational name for a wool packer, from an agent noun derivative of Middle English pakken ‘to pack’.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent noun derivative of Middle Low German pak, German Pack ‘package’, hence an occupational name for a wholesale trader, especially in the wool trade, one who sold goods in large packages rather than broken down into smaller quantities, or alternatively one who rode or drove pack animals to transport goods.
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