Anna Parker

about 1723–
County Donegal, Ireland

The Life Summary of Anna

Anna Parker was born about 1723, in County Donegal, Ireland. She married John Adams on 24 December 1741, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. She lived in Boston Ward 11, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1810. She died in North Carolina, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

John Adams
Anna Parker
Marriage: 24 December 1741

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1741Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • World Events (7)

    1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony
    Age 6
    July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.
    1767 · Tryon Palace
    Age 44
    Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
    Age 53
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    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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    Sources (5)

    • Anna Parker, "United States Census, 1810"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Anna - Published information: birth-name: Anna Adams
    • Anna Parker, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"

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