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
1789–
Jane Whitaker
1797–
Marriage: 10 December 1823
Alice Parker
1822–
William Parker
1825–
Marianne Parker
1827–
Sarah Parker
1830–1831
Jane Parker
1832–

Spouse and Children

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

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+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.
1815

Age 26

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

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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