Robert William Park

25 February 1870–from 1945 to 1946 (Age 74)
Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States

The Life 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 in 1900 and Jonesborough, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1948. He died from 1945 to 1946, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.

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

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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

Age 11

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

Age 20

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

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)

  • Robt W Park, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Robert W Park in household of Linsfield Park, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert Park in household of Lunsford Park, "United States Census, 1880"

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