When Elias Park was born on 10 July 1778, in Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elias Parke, was 31 and his mother, Lucretia Tracy, was 28. He married Lora Howard on 14 October 1799, in Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 September 1828, in Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Oswego, Oswego, New York, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Korean Young, Sang, Sung, Yong, Jung, Jong, Chan, Jae, Jin, Kwang, Kyung, Myung, Chong, Chang, Chung, Byung, Min, Moon, Chul, Hae, Jeong, Dae, Seong, Myong.
English and Scottish: from Middle English and Older Scots parc, parke, perk ‘park, enclosure’ (Old French parc), often referring to the grounds of a manor house or a deer park where the lord hunted. The name was probably synonymous with Parker , denoting an officer who looked after a park for the lord of the manor.
English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin .