James Parker

Brief Life History 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 38. He married Jane Whitaker on 10 December 1823, in St Peter's Church, 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

Sources (18)

  • James Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ja'S Parker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Parker, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English parker ‘park-keeper’ (Old French parquier, parchier), an officer employed to look after deer and other game in a hunting park (see Park 1). This surname is also very common among African Americans. It has also been recorded since medieval times in Ireland.

Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish names.

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

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