Robert William Park

Brief Life History of Robert William

When Robert William Park was born on 25 February 1870, in Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States, his father, Lundsford Yandell Park, was 30 and his mother, Isabella Ann Eliza "Cricket" Barron, was 25. He married Austine Maurice Appling in 1892. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1948. He died from 1945 to 1946, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, and was buried in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert William Park
Austine Maurice Appling
Marriage: 1892
Wirt Yandell St John Park
Austin Appling Park

Sources (11)

  • Robert W Parks, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert W. Park, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Robert William Park, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1881 · Hamilton County History

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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