Penelope Cleveland

May 1732– (Age NaN)
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Penelope

When Penelope Cleveland was born in May 1732, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Deliverance Cleveland, was 24 and her mother, Keziah Eaton, was 22. She had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with Ezekiel Parke.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Parke
1728–1799
Penelope Cleveland
1732–
Asa Parks
1755–1813
Elias Park
1766–1814
Susanna Park
1771–1799
Nathan
1763–
Jesse Park
1769–1800
John B. Parke
1787–1852

Spouse and Children

children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: regional name from the district around Middlesbrough named Cleveland ‘the land of the cliffs’, from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’ + land ‘land’. See also Cleaveland .2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Kleiveland or Kleveland, habitational names from any of five farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named with Old Norse kleif ‘rocky ascent’ or klefi ‘closet’ (an allusion to a hollow land formation) + land ‘land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Penelope in entry for Jesse Park, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Penelope in entry for Asa Park, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Penelope in entry for Nathan Park, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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