Thompson Park

Brief Life History of Thompson

When Thompson Park was born on 4 November 1818, in Dearborn, Indiana, United States, his father, Elijah Parke, was 26 and his mother, Evaline Hill, was 24. 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–

Sources (14)

  • Thompson Park in household of William F Peugh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thompson Parks, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Thompson Park, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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

Historical Boundaries 1830: Montgomery, Indiana, United States

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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