Thomas Henderson Parker

24 May 1821–2 May 1889 (Age 67)
Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Thomas Henderson

When Thomas Henderson Parker was born on 24 May 1821, in Roxbury, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Parker, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Seaver, was 24. He married Mary Joanna Cheever in 1849, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Liberty Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 2 May 1889, in Hillsboro, Highland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hillsboro, Highland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henderson Parker
Mary Joanna Cheever
Marriage: 1849
Howard Judson Parker
George Henderson Parker
Edward Wayland Parker
William Henry Parker
Abbot Arnold Parker
Seaver Parker
Omar Noble Parker
Stella Parker

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Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 15

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a gamekeeper employed in a medieval park, from an agent derivative of Middle English parc ‘park’ ( see Park 1). This surname is also found in Ireland.2 Americanized form of one or more likesounding Jewish names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas H Parker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas H Parker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • T H Parker, "United States Census, 1880"

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