William Parker

Maleabout 1720–about 1821

Brief Life History of William

William Parker was born about 1720, in Stanford, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Marsh on 31 January 1747. He died about 1821, at the age of 103.

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William Parker
Mary Marsh
Marriage: 31 January 1747

Sources (2)

  • William Parker, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • William Parker, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1747
  • World Events (2)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 81

    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.


    Age 95

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

    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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