William Austin Parks

19 January 1869–3 June 1939 (Age 70)
Tipton, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of William Austin

When William Austin Parks was born on 19 January 1869, in Tipton, Indiana, United States, his father, Jonas Austin Parks, was 42 and his mother, Catherine Purvis, was 35. He married Catherine Bertha Terrell on 23 November 1892, in Tipton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Prairie Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States for about 50 years. He died on 3 June 1939, in Kokomo, Center Township, Howard, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sharpsville, Liberty Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Austin Parks
1869–1939
Catherine Bertha Terrell
1873–1957
Marriage: 23 November 1892
Lela Blanche Parks
1893–1999
William Ebrite Parks
1898–1975
Marjorie Parks
1901–1901
Ralph Parks
1904–1989
Lucy Parks
1909–1993

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 1
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote
Age 1
The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 21
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

English: patronymic from Park 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Park

Sources (13)

  • Willis Parks in household of Jonas Parks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William A Parks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • W A Parks, "United States Census, 1920"

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