Alfred Winchester Parker

12 December 1822–24 December 1900 (Age 78)
Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Alfred Winchester

When Alfred Winchester Parker was born on 12 December 1822, in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Parker, was 57 and his mother, Abigail Fernald, was 40. He married Apphia McGaffey Kenison on 31 December 1847, in Sandwich, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States for about 10 years and Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1880. He died on 24 December 1900, in Rye, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Winchester Parker
Apphia McGaffey Kenison
Marriage: 31 December 1847
Albert John Parker
Martha Ella Parker
Frank E Parker
Mary H Parker
Mary P Parker Collett

Spouse and Children

31 December 1847
Sandwich, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States



    Martha Ella Parker



    Mary H Parker


    Mary P Parker Collett


Parents and Siblings

    Ebenezer Parker





World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

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.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 11

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 24

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)

  • Alfred W Parker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alfred W Parken, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alfred W Parker, "United States Census, 1880"

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