George Parker

about 1790–
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of George

George Parker was born about 1790, in Virginia, United States. He married Sarah Sally Yager on 21 December 1818, in Madison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

George Parker
about 1790–
Sarah Sally Yager
Marriage: 21 December 1818
Matilda Parker
Lavin Parker
about 1813–
Deliah Parker
about 1815–1880
Martha Parker
about 1825–
Nancy Parker
about 1828–
Elijah Parker
about 1830–1864

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1818Madison, Virginia, United States
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 22
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 31
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (7)

    • George Parker, "United States Census, 1850"
    • George Parker, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • George Parker, "United States Census, 1850"

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