James Parker

26 April 1789–
Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Parker was born on 26 April 1789, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Parker, was 32 and his mother, Alice Baldwin, was 37. He married Jane Whitaker on 10 December 1823, in St Peters, Heysham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Family Time Line

James Parker
Jane Whitaker
Marriage: 10 December 1823
Alice Parker
William Parker
Marianne Parker
Sarah Parker
Jane Parker

Spouse and Children

10 December 1823
St Peters, Heysham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 12

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 26

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 34

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Parker in entry for Marianne Parker, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"
  • James Parker in entry for Sarah Parker, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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