James Parker

Male26 April 1789–

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

Sources (17)

  • James Parker, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Parker in entry for Sarah Parker, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Parker in entry for William Parker and Eleanor Bancroft, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1823St Peter's Church, Heysham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    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

    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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