Mary Parker

1574–1634 (Age 60)
North Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Parker was born in 1574, in North Molton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edmund Parker, was 32 and her mother, Dorothy Smythe, was 19. She married Sir George Drake in 1589. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1634, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Sir George Drake
1574–1636
Mary Parker
1574–1634
Marriage: 1589
Katherine Drake
1589–
Mathew Drake
1590–1653
Katherine Drake
1592–
Gertrude Drake
1598–1626
Jane Drake
1601–1659
Edmond Drake
1592–
Thomas Drake
1600–
Richard Drake
1602–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1589
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Parkman
    Parkerson
    Parkey
    Park

    Sources (1)

    • Jane Parker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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