Elias Park

10 July 1778–23 September 1828 (Age 50)
Plainfield, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elias

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.

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Elias Park
Lora Howard
Marriage: 14 October 1799
Lucretia Tracy Park
Mary Brown Park
Elias Howard Park
Asa Dunworth Park
Laura Howard Parks
D. Parks
Josephine Parks
Christopher Columbus Park

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    Lora Howard


14 October 1799
Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 3

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 16

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

A name with many origins, to which other, rarer names have been assimilated. The principal sources are:1. English and Scottish: from Middle English, Old French parc ‘park’; a metonymic occupational name for someone employed in a park or a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a park. In the Middle Ages a park was a large enclosed area where the landowner could hunt game. 2. English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin . 3. Swedish: ornamental name from park ‘park’. 4. Korean: variant of Pak .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elias Parks in entry for Mary B. Parks, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Elias Parks, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elias Parke, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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