Thompson Park

4 November 1818–1 January 1905 (Age 86)
Dearborn, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Thompson

When Thompson Park was born on 4 November 1818, in Dearborn, Indiana, United States, his father, Elijah Parke, was 25 and his mother, Evaline Hill, was 23. He married Elizabeth Stoddard on 4 September 1841, in Montgomery, Indiana, United States. He died on 1 January 1905, at the age of 86, and was buried in Higgins, Lipscomb, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thompson Park
1818–1905
Mary Francis Wright
1831–1894
Marriage: 9 November 1848
Ema A. Parke
1850–
Mary Elizabeth Park
1851–1928
Eva Ann Parke
1852–
Sarah Jane Parks
1854–1907
Adaline Parke
1855–1916
Emma Park
1858–

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 1
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830
Age 12
Historical Boundaries 1830: Montgomery, Indiana, United States
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
Age 23
The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

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.

Possible Related Names

Peter
Parkin
Pak
Parke
Parker
Parkes
Parkhouse
Parkman
Parks
Parrack
Perks

Sources (14)

  • Thompson Park in household of William F Peugh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • T Park, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thompson Park, "United States Census, 1870"

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