Samuel Park

Male7 September 1817–16 February 1865

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Park was born on 7 September 1817, in Wells, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, John B Park, was 23 and his mother, Sophia Broughton, was 20. He married Amanda Melvina Densford on 10 November 1841, in Oldham, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 16 February 1865, in Rockport, Spencer, Indiana, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Rockport, Spencer, Indiana, United States.

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Samuel Park
Amanda Melvina Densford
Marriage: 10 November 1841
Jas C Park
Sophia M Park
Anna Laura Park
John Servetus Park
Charles Thomas Park
Mary Park
Emma E Park
Kate Stuart Park

Sources (13)

  • Samuel Park, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Park, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Samuel Park, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1841Oldham, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries 1818: Spencer, Indiana, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 2

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 13

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Korean Young, Sang, Sung, Yong, Jung, Jong, Chan, Jae, Jin, Kwang, Kyung, Myung, Chong, Chang, Chung, Byung, Min, Moon, Chul, Hae, Jeong, Dae, Seong, Myong.

    English and Scottish: from Middle English and Older Scots parc, parke, perk ‘park, enclosure’ (Old French parc), often referring to the grounds of a manor house or a deer park where the lord hunted. The name was probably synonymous with Parker , denoting an officer who looked after a park for the lord of the manor.

    English and Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name Peter . Compare Parkin .

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

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